‘Specialist’, ‘Expert’ 'Professional' 'Niche', are these buzz words used by people trying to over sell themselves or are they truly what we look for in a service tailored to our needs? In the professional services market I would say they are exactly what is demanded and what is being supplied.Specialist sector knowledge and niche
As businesses look for more innovative and cost effective ways of running their global operations, the career choices that we now have available have changed greatly. As a graduate who has aspirations in working for leading financial institutions, there has only ever been one real option if you wanted to stay in the UK.Now with banks setting up in
The accountancy jobs market this year still faces high competition at all levels. I was recently asked to provide some insight into this area for a City AM article.There is no secret to climbing the accountancy career ladder but here are my top three ways that accountants at all levels can continue to make sure they are furthering their careers in
City hiring market buoyant so far in 2013For the second month this year, the London Employment Monitor has registered an increase in City job vacancies. February 13 saw a rise of 11% compared to January 13 - a more modest increase following the large spike in financial services jobs after the Christmas lull. We’re pleased to see the
London Employment Monitor February 13 highlights:In February 13, the London Employment Monitor registered a 11% increase month-on-month in job availability across the financial services sectorCompared to the same month last year there was a drop of 15% in newly available vacancieThe number of professionals entering the hiring market in February 13
It's the start of the Chinese New Year and I’ve realised that a lot of people are not aware of how much of a big deal it is.Chinese New Year (also known as the Lunar New Year or Spring Festival) is celebrated in China and in countries and territories with significant Chinese populations, including Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia,
All the media hype surrounding a new movie release, in this instance Lincoln, which came out last week means that the 16th American president in the 1860’s is immediately recognisable when his name is mentioned.
It’s the deadly virus that is thought to have originated from the Brazilian jungle and only because of the ‘brave solider’ gene, found only in the male population, are we able to survive it! It can attack you in many different forms, from severe runny nose, to extreme tiredness!