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Accountancy Professionals & Business Change Recruitment Specialists

Accountancy Professionals & Business Change Recruitment Specialists

The ICAS Practitioners’ Conference 2016

The ICAS Practitioners’ Conference 2016

June 23 2016

Earlier this month I had the pleasure of attending the ICAS Practitioners’ conference on a very sunny day in Glasgow along with many other CAs, practitioners, owners, clients and service providers.  The ‘Inspirational’ Practice was this year’s theme.  A title that promised a lot and did deliver...

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Wilkinson and Associates’ Spa Evenings

Wilkinson and Associates’ Spa Evenings

June 16 2016

Wilkinson & Associates hosted another two successful spa evening events during May and June.

The event in 2015 was so well received by our clients that we decided to add another two events to our calendar this year..

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Computer Says “You’re Hired”

Computer Says “You’re Hired”

June 09 2016

In a recent BBC article entitled “Can a computer really recruit the best staff?”  it is suggested by Bill Nowacki, Managing Director of decision science at KPMG, that the analysis of Big Data can be applied to improve a range of areas in how organisations function. Now, this is a generally accepted field of research with numerous examples of how Big Data can improve an organisation’s effectiveness, however one of the most interesting applications referred to in the article was how this data can be applied to the recruitment of staff.

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The Accountant’s CV - Part 2

The Accountant’s CV - Part 2

June 01 2016

My last blog focused predominantly on CV length and in this edition we will home-in on relevant content. 

As with CV length there is plenty of debate about what should or shouldn’t be included in your CV. Some people tend to prefer a personality based, achievement focused CV whilst others prefer more of a skills based, functional CV. Personally I don’t feel there is one uniform way to present a CV, ultimately people are different and it’s right that you’re able to present yourself in any which way you like. However there are some guidelines we suggest our candidates stick to which hopefully ensures they’re painting themselves in the best possible light and at all times bear in mind that their CV is a sales tool.

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