Archive for February, 2017

5 Reasons you didn’t get the job after a great interview

Interviews are a minefield. It’s difficult to tell, if it went well or badly, if the interviewer has a great poker face or they really don’t like you. Here are some reasons that you might have been rejected for the job, despite (what you thought was) a great interview. Law of numbers You need to consider that for every vacancy … Continued

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Job Interviews – Five common mistakes that could cost you the job

Job interviews, we’ve all been to them, you win some, you lose some. But could altering a few things mean you win more? Let’s consider some of the crucial things that you could overlook that have the potential to drop you down the rankings into second place.   1.Timekeeping Timekeeping is an age old gripe of employers. Being on time … Continued

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When is it time to leave?

It’s always a hard decision to make: if/when to move on from your job. There are several factors to consider when making this critical decision. In this article I’ll discuss some of the important things to evaluate before taking the plunge.       What do you like about your current job/company?   Almost like a list of pros and cons, … Continued

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Brexit to have ‘positive impact’ on accountancy profession

Members of Parliament believe accountants will be increasingly in demand during the Brexit process, according to a new study commissioned by AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). The study has revealed that almost half of MPs (47%) believe that Brexit will have a positive impact on the accountancy profession, because accountants can advise … Continued

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BBDO’s Joe Braithwaite moves to Proximity

Following on from the promotion of Gabrielle Ludzker to CEO, Proximity London has hired Joe Braithwaite, current General Manager of BBDO Singapore, as its new MD. Joe will take up the role in April and will be responsible for driving dynamic agency growth, through an unwavering focus on delivering outstanding, innovative and brave work for Proximity’s enviable roster of clients. … Continued

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Writing your CV

Everyone has one, but is it any good? In this article I’ll discuss how to build and put together a strong CV. First thing’s first, the Essentials Some things are essential to a CV. If you’re missing these, there’s a serious problem. Name: this should be your name (first & last) at the top, after all this document is all … Continued

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