All Careers Advice

  • Should I pay someone to write my CV?
    Whilst some people can write their own CV – and do it very well – there are many people who struggle to write an effective CV for a number of reasons.
  • Giving up part way on your journey to ACCA qualification may cost you a profitable and successful career in finance.
  • There are few things we can rely upon in these uncertain times, but one thing that remains a constant is the high demand for accountancy and finance professionals worldwide
  • Ever wondered if you’ve got leadership potential?
  • Even during skills shortages, there’s no excuse for not doing your homework before an interview. For trainees in particular, competition is intense
  • Becoming a non-executive director can be a fulfilling and worthwhile career move, but sometimes it seems that the ranks are closed to newcomers. Japheth Katto, independent consultant and experienced non-executive director, shares his experiences of boards, from banking to breweries, and gives som...
  • Your CV may be a masterpiece of self-promotion, but who is going to read it if your email or covering letter fails to impress? See what our experts have to say
  • Being an integration CFO requires the ability to see the big picture while juggling a multitude of time-critical tasks, as Sumathi Mohnani FCCA knows only too well
  • Many employers use psychometric tests to find the best candidates. So what should you expect?
  • There are plenty of traps candidates can fall into during a job interview. We outline some of these pitfalls and how to avoid them
  • Get your CV appraised by a CV consultant from CV Writers
  • Strengths-based questions are getting more common at interviews. Find out what to expect and how to prepare
  • With many thousands of students pursuing financial sector opportunities, employers have their pick of the best candidates. Learn how to increase your chances.
  • Qualifications are an essential foundation of a successful career, but the role of a ‘professional’ demands a much broader range of knowledge and skills. So what else do clients and employers expect of financial services professionals?
  • Accountant turned jewellery entrepreneur Lim Wen Ling explains how her accountancy background gave her the skills and confidence to co-found her business
  • Deloitte has set up a cognitive analytics solution centre of excellence in Singapore. What will this mean for risk management in the region?
  • ACCA - Your Global Business Partner
  • Throughout his globetrotting career, Kevin Fitzgerald FCCA, regional director for Asia at Xero, has always focused on supporting the needs of SMEs – wherever they are
  • In writing a finance CV it is important to focus it to your target jobs and make sure you keep it brief.
  • We look at how to take your work performance to the next level