Tips to writing a great CV

6 days ago by Claire Brandon

Your CV is likely to be the first impression your future employer gets of you, so it’s crucial to do it right. A lousy CV may stop you from getting an interview; It is the first key stepping stone to securing your next dream job. Recruiters on average spend 5-7 seconds glancing at a CV. Recruiters have a trained eye, so it's essential that you tick the right boxes. The modern day CV is very dif...

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Resilience: Power of the Micro-Action

13 days ago by Claire Brandon

A good job and a career should have a positive influence on your health and happiness. However, various circumstances can arise making your job a source of stress and potentially even illness. Causes of work-related stress Work-related stress and other health issues have become a very common consultation for me in the GP surgery with a whole range of workers affected. Workload There are many fa...

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Friendships and Fall-outs at work

21 days ago by Claire Brandon

If you work full time you spend more of your waking hours at your workplace than at home. And that means you spend more time with your work colleagues than with your friends and family. A survey by Relate suggests employees are as likely to have daily contact with their work colleagues as with their own children, with more than twice as many having daily contact with their bosses than their fri...

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Why do we get Stressed?

27 days ago by Claire Brandon

We all get stressed from time to time. A certain amount of stress can be useful but if you feel constantly overwhelmed this can lead to health problems. This article will look at the causes of stress and provide some tips on how to increase your resilience. You probably know the feeling of being stressed out all too well. Your breathing quickens, your heart starts to pound, your mouth feels dry...

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Looking back at November's ACA prospects 2018: What’s Next?

2 months ago by Koby Agagah

Recently qualified ICAEW Associate Chartered Accountants (ACA) had a fantastic opportunity to network with peers and employers at last years ACA Prospects careers guidance and networking event. The ICAEWjobs team runs this bi-annual event to equip our ACAs with career progression techniques which boost their skill set, enabling them to progress. Brilliant turnout Taking place at Chartered Accou...

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