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April 25, 2018

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July 6, 2018

In some sectors of the market good candidates are hot property at the moment. Some are getting multiple offers when they interview, and many then find that th...

June 21, 2018

Up to now this blog has been chronological and has moved on about 8 years. Going back nearly 50 years and remembering my life then, has given me much to think...

June 6, 2018

For over 4 years now Orleans House have published our weekly digest of the most interesting, funny, fascinating, and sometimes ridiculous, numerical facts in...

June 1, 2018

Still determined to move on from auditing, and undaunted by the previous job rejection, I managed to get accepted as the accountant in a small music company....

May 17, 2018

If there is one piece of advice I could give to companies in this current market, is that when it’s time to hire you need to go headlong into it and get that...

May 9, 2018

Agencies have access to incredibly powerful searches on LinkedIn. There is a separate website which the company has set up just for them, called ‘Recruiter’....

May 3, 2018

I lasted nearly four years in audit.  It might have been even less if Peat Marwick (which became KPMG) hadn’t tried to stop any recently qualified staff leavi...

April 25, 2018

Here's the tale of a typical meeting with someone you've not met before . . . in a chain coffee shop:

You meet outside. It’s heaving inside, so you s...

April 19, 2018

Perhaps your office plays music out loud, or every now and again you plug in the headphones.

Is this actually good for our work, or do we just welcome the dist...

April 12, 2018

Looking back to my ‘audit days’ I have mixed feelings:  Some of the work was mind-numbing dull, especially when day after day was spent checking that transact...

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