I started CareerAlley in 2008 as a way to help others find jobs and improve their careers. I’ve worked in Financial Services for most of my career and have lived through (and survived) bankruptcies, mergers and divestitures. I’ve become somewhat of an expert on job search and have spent many a time as both an applicant and a hiring manager.
To gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace, especially in the field of Information Technology (IT) there are many options to choose from. In fact, the outlook for IT professions is quite positive.
Managing a team can be hard and the more people that you are in charge of, the more difficult it can be. Staying in control of a large number of people and making sure that they are getting all of their work done on time is something which you get better at over time.
It doesn’t matter whether you are fresh out of college and looking for your first position or whether you are in the throes of middle management seeking your next leap up the career ladder, there will be a time when you need to compete. Other candidates will also apply for the same roles that you have your heart set on.
The world of work has changed rapidly in recent years, thanks largely to the technological revolution that we are living in. This has brought opportunities in completely new fields such as social media marketing, app design and augmented reality.
Have you been eyeing an apprenticeship but aren’t sure it’s the right path for you? Have you heard negatives stories in the past that have made you second-guess what you want to do? It’s no secret that apprenticeships haven’t always had the best reputation in the UK, but things have changed.
Making a career change can be a nerve-wracking decision but rewarding experience. For some it comes after years of indecision, for others it’s straightforward and easy to take the leap. If you’re considering new career paths and have settled on a role in the accounting field, consider these facets of the industry first.
Your staff are the most important assets you have. The right team can help propel your business to the next level. Conversely, a team that doesn’t gel because the individual components are not committed to the cause, lack the right qualifications, or are pursuing their own agenda, is going nowhere.