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What Key Skills Will Be Required by Financial Leaders in 2020 and Beyond?

Traditionally a Financial Professional has been required to be competent in their area of specialism (Accounting, Tax, etc) before then diving into the world of managing people and aligning team objectives to achieve company goals. What specific skills will be required in future? DeakinDigital published an interesting study, in which the four main skills areas […]

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How to Attract Compliance Talent in 2019

Where the “Challenge” lies As a recruitment specialist in Compliance, I count myself lucky to work with so many great people on a daily basis. Yes, I have great colleagues but I’m also fortunate to be in a role where I get to assist people. It’s highly rewarding to work with talented people towards their […]

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How will I make sure my Financial skills are in demand in 2020 and beyond?

The broader Accountancy & Financial Services arena will be amongst the first to adapt automation and artificial intelligence in the coming years. And the skills required by the future finance workforce will be mostly focused around digital competency, data analytics and knowledge of automation systems. For the workforce to successfully evolve and adapt around these […]

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What Irish companies are doing to attract and retain Financial professionals

What Leading Irish Companies Are Doing to Attract and Retain Financial Professionals Ireland has been awarded 21st place in a global ranking of countries for being able to develop, attract and retain quality talent. We are well into 2019 and demand remains high for qualified Accountants and talented Financial Services professionals. Many Irish employers who […]

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How to build your LinkedIn profile while training as an Accountant

If you are a trainee accountant looking to make the next move in your career it is vital to not only have your CV looking sharp but to ensure that your LinkedIn page looks the part too. Often when candidates apply for roles, employers look at the applicants LinkedIn page even before reviewing the CV. […]

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Thriving industries in the Part Qualified Accountancy Space: Pharma versus IT

  Part Qualified Accountant: a focus on opportunities to work in two of the most in demand industries in Ireland- pharmaceutical and information technology If you are a part qualified accountant working in industry and are looking to make a career change it can sometimes be difficult to choose what industry you would like to […]

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Pursuing a career in Compliance: What are Employers looking for?

We can say that the purpose of compliance is to satisfy the requirement of regulatory bodies with respect to legislation and regulation passed down. Compliance is required in every business and while the concept can be reasonably and easily understood the myriad of regulations to comply with and the career opportunities that come out of […]

Newly Qualified Accountant? What to do Next.

Newly Qualified Accountant? What to do Next.

  Firstly, CONGRATULATIONS on finishing the professional exams. It’s certainly an exciting time for newly qualified Accountants who are in high demand right now. It’s a busy market with unemployment levels at approximately 5.4%, the lowest since 2008. As the economy nears full employment, you will not be short of choice for a new position. […]

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Managing Millennials in the Workplace

  Millennials represent an ever-larger share of the active workforce and they’re actively shaping the present and future of the 21st Century workplace. So much has been said about this generation already, a lot of it negative. Sometimes it’s hard to cut through the stereotypes and get to the bottom of what actually separates this […]