The Library provides full text access to a selection of key business and reference eBooks from leading publishers. eBooks are available to logged-in ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users.
The essential guide to business etiquette
The book is aimed at staff who need to build their communication and networking skills to progress in their careers. It includes chapters on job interview etiquette, business dress, office politics, social and cultural sensitivity, electronic communication etiquette, written communication and presentation, dining, entertaining, meetingsm, travel, and cultural issues encountered in international travel.
Career cowards guide to interviewing
A step-by-step guide to interview technique, written especially for those candidates who feel that their best qualities don't always come across at interview.
Brilliant job hunting
Practical advice on job hunting and how to get the job you want. Covers analysis of your needs as an individual, identifying the type of job you want, where to look for that job, compiling your CV and performing well at interviews.
The ICAEW Library & Information Service provides access to a range of articles in full text from leading business, finance and management journals. This resource is available to ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users.
You will need to be logged-in to the website to gain full access to the range of articles available online.
Five top resume turnoffs
People make snap judgments about who you are within the first few seconds of meeting you. They do the same thing with your resume. This article looks at five things that could cause a negative impression when included in the CV or resume of job applicants.
When hiring, first test, and then interview
The authors recommend that employers in service industries begin the employee screening process by using short, web-based psychometric tests, leaving a smaller group of applicants for the more time consuming processes of scanning CVs and carrying out interviews.
Preparing for the job interview: The interviewer's responsibility
Information on how to prepare for and conduct an effective interview which finds the candidate with the best organizational 'fit'. Three types of interview approaches are covered: task interviews, stress interviews and behavioural interviews.
Company and industry profiles
If you have an interview coming up, you'll want to prepare by researching the company and the industry in which they operate. The following resources can all be accessed online via the Library website.
Company profiles are available providing background information on major companies across the world. See Company research for information about our full range of
company information services.
Market research reports and Business & Industry Guides for a range of sectors provide useful background information. Sectoral and macroeconomic indicators are also available.
A wide range of trade journals, for the latest 'hot topics' and industry information, are available via the Library's online journals database.
One-to-one career advice service
Whether you're looking for advice on taking your career in a new direction or need help creating a stand-out CV, ICAEW's career consultancy service offers personalised advice for the accountancy and finance market.
Tips and advice from the Chartered Accountants' Benevolent Association on dealing with work-related issues.