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Becoming an accountant: is accountancy really the career for you
Careers development advice for anyone considering working in the accountancy profession. The book covers how accountants train, where they work and what work they undertake. It also provides detailed guidance on qualifications, where to find work, areas of work, and case studies from qualified accountants.
Developing executive talent: best practices from global leaders
The book includes chapters on the importance of talent management for long-term business success, an overview of talent management processes, succession management, recruitment, career development, talent management and workplace diversity, brand management, and integrating talent management with other human resource processes.
Effective people management
The book includes chapters on team building, personal effectiveness, staff recruitment, performance management, employment issues, implementing change, and career management.
The CEO’s Ideal CFO: A study in Maltese PIEs
A study investigating what CEOs of Maltese PIEs (Public Interest Entities) expect from their CFOs, based on interviews with active and former CEOS and CFOs. The authors identify the factors and skills that lead to a more effective CEO-CFO relationship.
Pandemic hurt diversity efforts in tax and accounting
Ethnic minority and female accountants took on increased workloads at accounting firms during the Covid-19 pandemic, but didn't necessarily see their careers advance, according to a new US study, 'Pandemic Nation Report'. Thomson Reuters Tax and Accounting and PrimeGlobal polled more than 300 tax and accounting professionals from various countries and backgrounds for the report.
Feeling stuck at work?
When people feel that their career progress is frustratingly slow or has sputtered out, they can become dangerously demoralized. Without a clear understanding of what constitutes a reasonable pace for advancement or why peers are outachieving them, they write off promising paths, downscale their ambitions, or quit altogether. But often these people are simply not giving themselves enough time to succeed. Instead they need to build their career with “strategic patience", says Dorie Clark.
Your 5-year upskilling plan
Author discusses how business success and professional development both rely on continuous upskilling and keeping current with technical opportunities and challenges as they arise.
10 vital roles for CFOs
What competencies and skills do CFOs, board members, and others list as the requirements for career success as a finance chief? CFO magazine looks at 10 major CFO skills: as strategist, cross-functional expert, data storyteller, crystal ball reader, driver of digital, technology researcher, agile performer, team builder/leader, empathetic manager and communicator.
Advice from the Chartered Accountants' Benevolent Association on dealing with work-related issues.
Mentoring and executive coaching
ICAEW mentors and coaches offer finance professionals at all stages in their careers with practical and personal guidance, support, knowledge and access to business leaders with specialist expertise or industry experience.
Strategic career mapping can lead to professional fulfilment
Article by Teri Saylor offering advice to accountants on how to set long-term career goals that are personally and professionally satisfying. Published in CPA Insider on 22 July 2019.
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