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  • You may tick all the boxes in terms of traditional indicators of intelligence, but tapping in to the ‘EQ superpower’ can elevate you above others, says Dr Rob Yeung
  • We explain how best to present your case for promotion
  • Could the cumbersome appraisal process be on the way out, saving millions in lost productivity, in favour of a lighter-touch review system – or is that just wishful thinking?
  • Good work habits combined with the right attitude towards work can help you grow professionally and advance your career
  • We explore how to tackle appraisals effectively and the opportunities that can come out of them
  • From helping individuals manage their work/life balance to helping organisations attract new talent and close the gender pay gap, flexible working is increasingly part of the working landscape and a high priority for accountants
  • LinkedIn can be a noisy and chaotic place – 575 million people all trying to network. So how, as an accountancy student or a junior finance professional, do you stand out in all this commotion?
  • Karen Young, director at Hays Accountancy & Finance, shares her expertise to help you boost your negotiation skills
  • We take a look at why face-to-face networking remains such a crucial element in your career development and how to ensure you get the most out of such occasions
  • If you’ve taken a break from your accountancy career and are looking to get back to work, it can be hard to know what you need to do, what you might have missed and even where to look
  • There are competing opinions from commentators as to what actions to take for a successful career. Thankfully, we do not have to rely purely on mere speculation and the personal opinions of such pundits
  • Your long-term career success depends on winning the attention of others at work. Maintaining a high (while positive!) profile could mean becoming involved in new projects, which could help you towards completing your performance objectives.
  • The finance industry is known for long working hours, but coping strategies can help you stay both well and productive
  • How can you constantly develop and perfect your skillsets?
  • We look at the value of an MBA in today's employment climate
  • How you can turn a potentially disastrous situation such as dealing with unhappy clients into a positive experience?
  • We explore why taking a job in another country can have far-reaching benefits for your career and personal growth
  • Gain the insight of our career specialists to make it easier for you to find your dream job
  • Social networking has become increasingly important as a tool to help find a new job over the last few years. We explore how to ensure you can maximise the value of channels such as Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin
  • Ever wondered if you’ve got leadership potential?