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

9 days ago by Koby Agagah

Recently qualified ICAEW Associate Chartered Accountants (ACA) had a fantastic opportunity to network with peers and employers at last Thursday evening’s special 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 Chartere...

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How to Stay Active at Work

about 1 month ago by Claire Brandon

The average person in the UK now spends the equivalent of 76 days each year sitting down. So it’s no surprise that around 39% of UK adults don’t meet the activity levels recommended by the NHS. According to the NHS guidelines we should do at least 150 minutes of moderate intensity exercise, such as walking or cycling, each week. For many of us, a working week of 37, 40, 50 or even 60 hours invo...

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Use your morning routine to set you up for success

4 months ago by Claire Brandon

While there is no single proven morning routine that works for everyone and guarantees success, establishing your own can help you maximise your creativity, energy and productivity throughout the day. Creating and sticking to habits or a routine that works for you may help make you more disciplined. Having a daily routine can also help you think more clearly because you don’t have to spend any ...

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Resilience: Staying calm in difficult times

4 months ago by Claire Brandon

There are any number of definitions for resilience, most of which refer to the ability to 'bounce back from adversity' and 'withstand stressful situations'. However, whilst bouncing back is an admirable quality, you can only do it so many times before you are exhausted and no longer have the resources to cope. What is resilience? Sometimes resilience is about recognising the approach of the dif...

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The Benefits of Learning New Skills at Work

5 months ago by Claire Brandon

Investing in learning new skills is essential to maintain your relevance, capability, marketability and to ensure your future career success. From the moment we are born we start learning. It's well known that as children our brains are like sponges soaking up new information, absorbing learning as we experience new things and use our senses to explore these new experiences. We go through educa...

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