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  • Mastering Virtual Interviews

    Posted on Wednesday, August 9, 2023 by Amelia LittlejohnNo comments

    In today's rapidly evolving world, virtual interviews have taken center stage as an essential part of the recruitment process. As industries adapt to new norms, it's crucial to equip yourself with the skills needed to excel in virtual interviews. Whether you're pursuing a career in the accountancy practice sector or any other field, mastering virtual interviews is a skill that can set you apart ...

  • Networking for Professional Growth

    Posted on Wednesday, July 19, 2023 by Amelia LittlejohnNo comments

    Networking is a powerful tool for career advancement. ProTalent wants to share the importance of networking, so let's dive into Networking 101 and discover how you can expand your professional network to unlock new opportunities. The Importance of Networking: Networking goes beyond exchanging business cards; it's about creating genuine connections with like-minded professionals in your industry. ...

  • 4 Tips to Develop A Growth Mindset for Professional Success

    Posted on Wednesday, July 12, 2023 by Amelia Littlejohn1 comment

    A growth mindset is crucial for achieving personal and professional success. A growth mindset empowers you to embrace challenges, persevere through setbacks, and continuously learn and improve. In this blog post, ProTalent will share four essential tips to help you develop a growth mindset and unlock your full potential. Learn from Mistakes: Mistakes are not failures but opportunities for growth. ...

  • A Guide to Defining and Setting Your Goals for Career Success

    Posted on Monday, July 3, 2023 by Amelia LittlejohnNo comments

    Setting clear goals is crucial for career growth and personal fulfillment. Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting your career journey in the accountancy world, having well-defined goals can provide direction and motivation. In this blog post, we'll explore practical tips and advice to help you define and set your goals effectively. Make Your Goals Specific and Measurable: Vague ...

  • Embracing Inclusivity & Fair Representation in Recruitment

    Posted on Tuesday, June 20, 2023 by Amelia Littlejohn1 comment

    We want to delve into the crucial topic of inclusivity when searching for a new job and how ProTalent is committed to ensuring fair representation and non-discrimination throughout the recruitment process . At ProTalent, we firmly believe that age, race, gender, or any other characteristic should never act as a barrier to finding the perfect job. We are dedicated to discussing the importance of ...

  • Covid-Era Students Receive Communication Training

    Posted on Tuesday, May 30, 2023 by Lydia SinclairNo comments

    Some students who studied accountancy during the pandemic struggle with their communication skills in the workplace, which is why they are being given further training. PwC and Deloitte have revealed they will provide new recruits with extra coaching on face-to-face presentations, participating in in-person conferences, and building a rapport in meetings, reported The Guardian . During their ...

  • The Power of Setting Boundaries at Work

    Posted on Tuesday, May 30, 2023 by Amelia LittlejohnNo comments

    In today's fast-paced work environment, finding a balance between professional commitments and your personal life is crucial. One effective way to achieve this balance is by setting boundaries. Boundaries serve as guidelines that define what is acceptable and appropriate in the workplace, helping individuals establish a healthy separation between work and personal life. In this blog post, we will ...

  • How Accountancy Recruitment May Gain From Economic Woe

    Posted on Tuesday, May 23, 2023 by Lydia SinclairNo comments

    The accountancy sector is one of the few that can gain some benefits from a bad economic situation, as part of the role is picking up the pieces in areas like insolvency when firms fall victim to the effects of a downturn. Extra work in areas like this can mean more accountancy recruitment , which may sound crudely opportunistic, but is after all a situation not made by the accountants, any more ...

  • How To Overcome Overwhelm

    Posted on Wednesday, May 17, 2023 by Amelia LittlejohnNo comments

    Confronting overwhelm is a common challenge that many of us face, particularly when our lives are filled with constant busyness. That's why ProTalent's Founder & Managing Director, Lydia Sinclair , is here to provide her invaluable insights on conquering overwhelm. Prepare to discover her expert tips for reclaiming control and finding peace amidst life's demanding pace. We live and work in a busy ...

  • What Does It Mean To Be Too Big To Fail?

    Posted on Wednesday, April 26, 2023 by Lydia SinclairNo comments

    In the world of accounting and finance, there are two complex, interlinked and often contradictory concepts that people entering forensic accounting jobs are often obligated to navigate in the wake of a major financial event. In the wake of the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank in March 2023, the biggest banking collapse since 2008, a lot of discussions have returned to a dilemma at the heart of ...