Career Tips

  • Unlike some professions it’s not essential for you to take a pre-defined educational route via university to become an audit professional, however when choosing your degree it’s important that you bear in mind how your course will help you find a job.
  • As the global economy goes into meltdown, with governments, economists, and financiers predicting worse to come, the market for accountancy skills is changing. So what is the 'talent crunch' that's emerging?
  • Are you working in the firm most likely to deliver career fulfilment? Sarah Perrin considers the relative merits and opportunities in the big, the medium and the small.
  • Resigning from an audit job, much like any job, can be a political nightmare, below we’ve compiled some top tips to help make the process as un-traumatic as possible.
  • If you are working as an auditor it’s important that you regularly reflect on your job and work situation.
  • With just sixty seconds to make an impact, how can you ensure your CV will grab a reader’s attention? Try showing them you’re not like every other professional auditor, writes Neil Baker
  • Make sure you make the internet work for you, not against you, in your jobhunting.
  • Each country in Europe has its own accounting body and accounting qualification. CareersinAudit.com asked some of its candidates to summarise the qualification process in their home country.
  • The interview process for audit jobs can be very competitive, and it’s often tempting to accept the first job you are offered. However, sometimes it’s worth taking the time to step back and have a good think about the decision.
  • Many organisations are offering high salaries and exotic travel to lure newly-qualified chartered accountants, but job-seekers need to look beyond short-term gain to whether the role will enhance their career longer-term.
  • Whether male or female, your career success depends on proving yourself worthy for promotion. Those who perceive glass ceilings or positive discrimination may only be harming themselves.
  • Wherever you are in your career, the most valuable action you can take right now is to get yourself a Career Plan.