Strategies for Collaboration in Accountancy Firms

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Today’s accountancy firms boast many talented professionals who work collaboratively within teams or across teams to achieve their organisations’ business goals.   Even with the increased opportunity to work remotely post-COVID, organisations have continued to encourage employees to maintain collaboration and teamwork using various digital tools. Yet many accountancy and finance firms still struggle to […]

Career Plateau: Signs & how to overcome

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Career plateaus can be daunting. As an accountant, finance professional, or professional in any other field, you can move from believing in your abilities to questioning yourself and your decisions. We can liken this to driving; we rarely travel at a constant speed. There are times when we are flying along, and at other times […]

Soft Skills In Accountancy Firms

Better performance of accounting firms lies more on soft skills than on just technical skills, hence accounting firms should strive to ensure team members have essential soft skills

For many, navigating the accounting world often makes us think of balancing books and reviewing spreadsheets, but the truth is quite different from that. This blog article will reveal the special sauce that distinguishes the best from the rest in the accountancy industry. Today we discuss the importance of soft skills! Although accounting language can […]

Talent Retention In Accounting Firms

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Innovative technology is increasingly changing and challenging conventional working practises, and accounting functions are not spared from this. Furthermore, fewer people appear to be attracted to a career in accountancy right now. The result is that talented people are becoming harder to come by, and accountancy firms are forced to compete for scarce resources at […]

Practical Ways To Improve Your Career

Do you ever feel overwhelmed by the number of options, duties, and obligations that come with managing your career? Are you trying to find a way to cut through the clutter, clarify your objectives, and create a laser-focused strategy to reach them? Look no further because, in this blog post, we’ll explore the transforming potential […]

Three Reasons to Hire a Career Coach

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“Hi, I’m Melanie and I’m a Career Coach” I often find myself explaining that Career Coaches are not just for managing career transitions, nor do they simply deal with career problems. Ultimately, if you have a career, it’s highly likely that you could benefit from working with a Career Coach. But first, I want to […]

Earn CPD credits from Workshops

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Do you struggle to earn CPD credits? I take my personal development very seriously and I’m sure you do too. But it’s not always easy to juggle professional development alongside other work (and non-work) roles and responsibilities. I’m pleased to announce that all Blue Diamond workshops attended from 1st February 2021 could earn you Continuous […]