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  • The ICAEW guide to successful job search (student edition): Delivering a first-class interview

    • 27 Oct 2022
    • Simon Gray

    In the ninth episode of The ICAEW Guide to Successful Job Search series, host Simon Gray, FCA, offers his top tips on how to make sure you perform at your best during an interview.

  • The ICAEW guide to successful job search (student edition): Positioning yourself online

    • 13 Oct 2022
    • Simon Gray

    In episode eight of The ICAEW Guide to Successful Job Search series, host Simon Gray, FCA, advises on how you can use LinkedIn to access the 'hidden' job market.

  • The ICAEW guide to successful job search (student edition): The power of networking

    • 29 Sep 2022
    • Simon Gray

    In the seventh episode of The ICAEW Guide to Successful Job Search series, host Simon Gray, FCA, describes why networking is so important and how it will help you build relationships with key players in the job market.

  • The ICAEW guide to successful job search (student edition): Getting in front of decision makers

    • 15 Sep 2022
    • Simon Gray

    In the sixth podcast of The ICAEW Guide to Successful Job Search series, host Simon Gray, FCA, explains how to approach the people who can help you get the position you want and access the ‘hidden’ job market.

  • The ICAEW guide to successful job search (student edition): CVs that stand out and impactful cover letters

    • 1 Sep 2022
    • Simon Gray

    In episode five of The ICAEW Guide to Successful Job Search series, Simon Gray, FCA, discusses the power of a good CV and cover letter, and provides his top tips on how to make sure yours have the wow factor.

  • The ICAEW guide to successful job search (student edition): The importance of planning your job search

    • 18 Aug 2022
    • Simon Gray

    In the fourth episode of The ICAEW Guide to Successful Job Search series, host Simon Gray, FCA, argues that the old adage of 'fail to plan; plan to fail' is particularly true when it comes to changing jobs.

  • The ICAEW guide to successful job search (student edition): The psychology of job search success

    • 4 Aug 2022
    • Simon Gray

    In the third episode of The ICAEW Guide to Successful Job Search (student edition) podcast series, host Simon Gray, FCA, examines the impact that attitudes and beliefs have on your ability to win the job you want.

  • The ICAEW guide to successful job search (student edition): The job market environment

    • 10 Jul 2022
    • Simon Gray

    In the second podcast of The ICAEW Guide to Successful Job Search series (student edition), host Simon Gray, FCA, delves deep into the job market, the roles of the different players and the 'hidden market', the place where a high proportion of job opportunities exist before ever being advertised or placed with professional recruiters.

  • The ICAEW guide to successful job search (student edition): Getting started

    • 6 Jun 2022
    • Simon Gray

    In the first episode of The ICAEW Guide to Successful Job Search (Student Edition) podcast series, Simon Gray tells us about the crucial elements to securing your dream job in finance - environment, psychology, planning and process.

  • Woman on laptop screen

    Online video interview advice

    • 6 Aug 2021
    • Sarah Hobbs

    Over the last 18 months the recruitment world has changed significantly. More and more individuals are going through the process of finding a new position without meeting face-to-face.

  • The secret to motivation? It’s a state of mind

    • 31 Mar 2021
    • Janet Hill

    Transformational coach Janet Hill helps students who are struggling with motivation, anxiety and overwhelm. She believes the power to change can be as simple as altering your mindset.

  • What it means to become a chartered accountant with Phoebe

    • 1 Feb 2021
    • Nassim Gribi

    We asked Phoebe, a recently-qualified chartered accountant what doing the ACA meant for her.

  • Going virtual with PwC

    • 14 Dec 2020
    • Charlotte Aldoori from PwC

    We asked PwC to explain the new ways employers are recruiting because of lockdown and how students can prepare for them. Here's what they had to say!

  • meditating woman

    Top tips for training remotely from ICAEW students

    • 9 Dec 2020
    • Sarah Hobbs

    Our talented group of Campus Ambassadors (CAs) have been sharing their expert advice on how they are adapting to the strains and limitations of remote learning whilst at university.

  • How does diversity add value to the accountancy profession?

    • 7 Dec 2020
    • Arnab Datta

    Accountancy is a profession, which is associated with a certain stereotype and some people may think that it is only accessible to those with a particular background. However, the reality is that the profession requires people from a variety of backgrounds with different ways of thinking. There are various career paths available to become an ICAEW Chartered Accountant and achieve the BFP and ACA qualifications.

  • EY at Pride

    Looking after the mental health of our LGBT+ community

    • 9 Dec 2019
    • Jonathan Worrell

    Last month I attended an event where Simon Blake OBE, Chief Exec of Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) spoke about mental health for LGBT+ employees in the workplace. One statistic stuck in my mind: that 62% of graduates who are openly LGBT+ at university go back into the closet upon joining their first employer.

  • Workplace culture

    • 9 Dec 2019
    • Orianne Wightman - Cooper Parry

    We sit down with Cooper Parry and discuss how their workplace is the ideal spot for students who want all the benefits! We are talking flexible working. We are talking treadmill desks.We are talking a people empowering work culture.