The CA Blog

 

Our blogs are written by our experienced financial recruitment consultants who have seen it all! Our blog focuses on helping job seekers and those new to the workforce with topics surrounding CV writing, interview etiquette, career advice and the intricacies of the modern work environment.

Flexible Work Hours / Flexitime /  Flex time / Flexible Time?

Flexible Work Hours / Flexitime / Flex time / Flexible Time?

You probably knew what I was talking about after reading the first term in this title. Could you identify which one is technically right though? No, you can’t. You may think one is more technically correct than the other but no, it’s not. Different countries,...

The Normalisation of Burnout at Work

The Normalisation of Burnout at Work

“I’d love to but I’ve had a chaotic day at work, maybe another time.” “I just have no desire to actually go to work.” “I actually couldn’t care what happens anymore.” “It’s just a common cold. I don’t need the rest.” “I have so much to get done but I really don’t know...

Don’t Burn Bridges – Why You Shouldn’t Walk Out On A Job

Don’t Burn Bridges – Why You Shouldn’t Walk Out On A Job

Are you so unhappy at work that you feel like you could just get up from your desk, walk out of the office and never look back? I am here to tell you, “Stop! Don’t walk out on that job!” There are many situations in the workplace that can bring about a great deal of...

What Does A Financial Analyst Do?

What Does A Financial Analyst Do?

In the world of investments, a Financial Analyst is tasked with examining financial data and their findings help businesses make decisions. The sources of this data include the macroeconomic and microeconomic environments, along with data from within the company...

What Does A Fund Accountant Do?

What Does A Fund Accountant Do?

Are you starting out your career or considering a career change to the financial services sector? Have you considered fund accounting as a career? This blog answers: What is fund accounting? Why choose a career in fund accounting? What do you need to become a Fund...

What’s In A Job Title?

What’s In A Job Title?

We often get into the conversation with our candidates about job titles vs actual responsibilities. The reality is that there is just no standard across the board. A Financial Manager can be ABC at company X and can be XYZ at company A. This will all depend on the...

What Does A Financial Controller Do?

What Does A Financial Controller Do?

What is a Financial Controller? What does a Financial Controller do? What are the requirements to becoming a Financial Controller? Most experienced finance individuals find these to be simple questions with obvious answers. However, for the rest of us, it may take a...

Do’s and Don’ts for Your Office Year-end Function

Do’s and Don’ts for Your Office Year-end Function

Office year-end functions are great. You get to relax with your colleagues outside professional spaces and come together as a team to celebrate and reflect on what the year has been. However, some people mistake such events as opportunities to neglect boundaries, to...

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