New technology now enables a global community to sit around the same virtual table. Yet many people still don’t know how to videoconference. Here’s the lowdown Considering how telecommunications have evolved, the term ‘global village’ is just so last decade. It no longer feels as though we are in the same postcode as our overseas [...]
By adopting an optimistic thought process, such as a positive attitude, you can achieve great success and increase your happiness. Here’s how Dwelling on negativity and comparing own failings to another’s successes leads to unhappiness, dissatisfaction and, for some, depression. Positive thinking facilitates better decision-making by enabling the brain to process information more clearly. Developing [...]
In the world of mergers and acquisitions (M&A), landing a sure thing is a managerial high-wire act. Here we profile some well-known failures and successes Egos, hopes, dreams, schemes and unimaginable amounts of money: these are the core ingredients of any high-profile buyout. Last month the corporate world witnessed what happens when those ingredients fail [...]
Modern life provides more distractions than ever before. So make your life simpler by checking out these single-tasking applications for iOS, Android and Blackberry
ICAEW’s Women in Accountancy 2011 event offered 75 aspiring members of the Association of Chartered Accountancy (ACA) tips on routes into Chartered Accountancy. AAT student Ceris Williams attended, and provides a glimpse of what the event offered.
Work experience is no longer just the concern of school leavers – it’s a vital opportunity to get your foot in the door, whatever your age. But how can you make sure you get the most out of working for free? Well, here’s 10 ways to start.
In an increasingly fast-paced business environment, we’re always looking for ways to do more in less time. Here are some of the best apps that support and use an accountants favourite package – Excel.
In a recession staff morale can dip. Here Serena Keen, AAT’s HR Manager, explains how listening to employees and supporting them can make a big difference.