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Looking for a New Financial Role? 5 Things to Get Right

Remembering back to 2009 and 2010, speaking with Financial Professionals who had been made redundant was tough going – it was very hard to predict how long they may be ‘out of action’ in a challenging market. Fast forward to 2016 and with unemployment dipping under 8% there has been a lot of positive change […]


Building Your Professional Network (to hear about the best jobs first)

  ‘Does anyone know a good person for this job?’   Around the world right now there are a group of people discussing a new job and in several languages the question is asked around the room “Who can recommend someone?”. Are you likely to be in the frame of these jobs?   In many […]


(Becoming) A Senior Financial Professional Who Really Stands Out

  Having had the pleasure of meeting a wide range of Senior Financial Clients and Candidates over the last 15 years I have been lucky to meet some of the very best in Ireland, the UK and Australia. While it would be a sweeping generalisation to categorise, what often stands out the most isn’t just […]

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Making the Move… From Practice to Industry – A Finance Manager’s Tale

In our ‘Making the Move’ series, Engage People speaks to Financial Professionals about their experiences of a new challenge. Tracy is a Chartered Accountant with 6 years post qualification experience. Having qualified in 2010, she progressed to Audit Manager level of a Top 10 Practice before taking up an industry role early 2015. We asked […]

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5 Essential Tips to Nail That Financial Interview

With Accountancy & Financial Services candidates moving to a new role every 2-3 years either internally or to a new company, it really pays to hone your interview skills to land your dream job. Here are five tips that will give you a definite edge and should lead to a stronger level of confidence.   […]

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Making the Move… From Multinational to SME – A Financial Controller’s tale

In our ‘Making the Move’ series, Engage People speaks to Financial Professionals about their experiences of a new challenge. Stephanie is a Chartered Accountant who qualified in 1998 and spent 15 years with two major US Multinationals in the Tech and Software arena until making the move to an indigenous Irish company in 2013. “While […]


Returning from a Land Down Under

What is the market like back home? Given the huge popularity and obvious attractions of Sydney, Melbourne and Perth for Ireland based professional, there has been a serge over the last 10 years of recently qualified accountants to build on their local experience. We spoke to two who have recently returned from down under and […]