Thursday, 27 April 2017

Making it in professional services - beyond the technical


When you embark on a career in an area of professional services, such as tax, you’ll naturally look for ways to gain value from every opportunity at work.

For example, performing technical tasks presents an opportunity to display your skills and enthusiasm, thereby impressing those who may help you achieve your future career aspirations.

On Wednesday, 10 May 2017, The Tax Institute will host an early evening panel discussion in Adelaide on this subject. It will provide different perspectives on how you can use work opportunities to demonstrate desirable skills to influencers.

Friday, 21 April 2017

Using LinkedIn to boost your career in tax


LinkedIn is the premier professional networking platform, with over 450 million registered members around the world.

Employers are using LinkedIn more than ever to identify and recruit talent. This means all tax students should have an optimised, up-to-date LinkedIn profile to enhance their career prospects.

Here are some tips for building a LinkedIn profile that can attract the attention of hiring managers in tax firms.

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Tips for networking - at the office


Professional networking advice often follows the same script: hit the pavement, connect with industry peers on social media, attend events, get yourself known, and cast your net as far and wide as possible.

But what can you do to advance your career without leaving your current workplace.

Here are five tips for getting the benefits of networking at your office.