Career profile: Accountant

Accountancy has an image problem when viewed as a potential career. Often depicted in the media as tedious ‘bean counters’, accountants probably reached their lowest ebb in terms of public representation when the British comedy team Monty Python released their ‘Vocational guidance counselor’ sketch in the 1960s. This stereotype of […]

Dressing for interviews: Dress for the job you want, not for the one you have

Anyone being interviewed for a job is trying to sell a prospective employer the idea that they will be a perfect fit for the vacant role, not just in ability and experience but also in personality and attitude. Your employment history and qualifications may demonstrate your ability, but your personality […]