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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. […]


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 […]


How to Implement a Learning Culture at Work

The world of work is constantly changing. In recent times the pace of change has only accelerated thanks to a perfect storm of economic shifts and rapid technological innovation. The current generation of employees, whether they’re established in their careers or just getting started, has come of age against a backdrop of constant change. Employees […]


5 Key Traits of High Performers

Every candidate wants to stand out from the pack but by definition not all manage to do it. What often sets one candidate apart from the rest isn’t just experience of financial/technical ability. Based on 15 years of meeting some of Ireland, the UK and Australia’s leading Senior Financial Clients and Candidates, what often does […]


Attracting and Retaining Top Talent in a Competitive Job Market

With Ireland back to almost full employment, the competition and demand for the best people has never been stronger. Every manager can relate. That new hire you were so excited about drops out after just a few months. Or maybe an established employee that you thought was securely in place unexpectedly leaves. Members of the […]


5 Tips to Nail that Interview

Once you’ve got a potential employer interested in your CV, the interview is your chance to seal the deal. Candidates are now moving to a new role every 2-3 years. That means the process of searching, applying and selling yourself never is an ongoing one – so it pays off hugely to really hone your […]


Ways to Make Networking Easier

The Question Heard Around the World Right now there are any number of meetings going on all over the globe – in many languages, the question asked is: ‘Does anyone know a good person for this job?’ Or, can you recommend someone? Often, an organisation won’t advertise all its roles. So the outside world never […]


5 Ways to Make the Most of your Job Search

  It’s often said that patience is a virtue. But patience is easier said than done when you are on the look out for a new role. This is compounded by the fact that ongoing economic improvements tend to be felt unevenly – depending on whether you’re junior or senior, your skillset, the area you […]


Market Update – How are Financial Jobs Faring?

  So far, 2018 is showing all signs of being a strong year of growth for jobs in the financial sector. Join us as we take stock of the market across our strands of specialisation: Accounting, Banking and Alternative Lending, Investments and Financial Services, Compliance and Insurance.   Accounting The Accounting sector has seen a […]