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How to advance in your current job

Written by Dave Cullen Achieving a successful and satisfying professional career takes more than just talent and hard work. Many dedicated and highly skilled people find themselves in stagnant and unfulfilling roles and become disillusioned and unmotivated. However by learning a few invaluable techniques and implementing small changes into your daily work life, a static career can be reinvigorated. Below is our list of five steps to help advance your career within the current company you work for. We recommend you read two of our previous blogs related to this subject: ‘How to write a career path plan’ and ‘The importance of developing your personal brand’. Ask for more work:  By collaborating on projects outside of your normal remit and … Continue reading

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ACCA Ireland Event: ‘The Irish Shared Service Centre (SSC) as an Enabler of Growth’.

Peter Cosgrove and Paul McClatchie provided a 20 minute talk on Effective Networking before hosting a speed networking event that was well attended and in good spirits.  Very well organised by Laura Coughlan of the ACCA and hosted by the Head of ACCA Ireland Liz Hughes. Liz introduced Tony Osude first who provided a really strong overview of how the market is likely to look in the next 5 years while outlining that an increasing number of Accountants will be employed in SSCs and Outsourced operations. Kalavacherla Prabhakar (abbreviated to PK) offered an enlightening interactive session on the development of Revenue Recognition and described how this will evolve over the coming years to eventually replace US GAAP. There was much … Continue reading

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Jobseeker Workshop Report

Cpl ran a successful for job seekers event on August 11th 2010 which was free to all job seekers who were looking to gain knowledge and insight into finding a job. The session covered cv preparation, interview technique and how to source a job in a tight market. The feedback was excellent and everyone left with plenty of tangible actions that they could take forward in the current jobs market. The session was fully signed up. For more information on this or future events please contact Edel.murphy@cpl.ie. The exact detail that was covered was the following: http://www.slideshare.net/pcosgrov/cpl-jobseeker-event-aug-11-2010 Writing a world class CV Where to find the next job Advice on dealing with recruitment agencies Improving interview skills and techniques Networking … Continue reading

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JOBSEEKER WORKSHOP

Date:          Wednesday 11th August 2010 Time:         5pm to 6:30pm Location: The Dublin Chamber of Commerce, 7 Clare   Street, Dublin 2  Cost:          Free Cpl is delighted to support Job seekers by running a free, interactive event to help job seekers find the next job. This is targeted at all levels of job seekers, from junior through to senior management. The workshop will run for 90 minutes and will cover:   Writing a world class CV Where to find the next job Advice on dealing with recruitment agencies Improving interview skills and techniques Networking skills Negotiating salaries Peter Cosgrove The talk will be presented by Peter Cosgrove, a Director with Cpl. If you would like to have a recruiter take a look … Continue reading

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