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Learn From TV’s Working Dads

09 Jun 2014

Babies and boardrooms, toddlers and trade shows, teenagers and time sheets – it’s not easy being a committed working dad with these kinds of clashes. We decided to look to some of our favourite dads of the small screen to get some tips on how they balance it all.

Don Draper Work

Communicate Your Strengths

04 Jun 2014

When you are trying to persuade an employer to offer you a job, you need to be really good at communicating your strengths. Think of this as marketing yourself as a product by packaging up and presenting yourself in a way which will be attractive to your target market.

Job Search Communicate Strengths

Social Media Measurement: What Should it Look Like?

18 Mar 2014

The world of social media in business is changing, CMO’s, CEO’s and boards of directors across the globe are asking more questions, asking ‘why’ should we be on social media, what is the value, how do we measure ROI? As the market continues to mature, the frequency and the need for of this type of questioning will increase. Indeed a study by Google Wildfire and Ad Age highlighted that the top two concerns for senior business leaders are social media engagement and measurement.

So, what is social media measurement all about?

How To Measure Social Media

Planning a Career Change

06 Mar 2014

Do you dread Monday mornings? Are you going to look back at your life and think “if only I…..”? Are you in the wrong job?

Planning to Change Jobs

Managing Your Accountancy Career

06 Jan 2014

Managing your career, what does this actually mean? Fundamentally, it's about having a goal - where do you want to get to and how are you going to get there?

Paul Buchan Eden Scott

Commercial Accountants: Demonstrating Their Worth

25 Oct 2013

Hang up your tweed suits, the world of accountancy is changing.

Accountants have traditionally been viewed as number crunchers that analyse and communicate historical financial data to their clients. A process driven role, accountants were regarded as the bookkeepers in a business, the sort of people who put blocks on marketing budgets and business investments to protect the bottom line.

Paul Buchan Eden Scott

Business Spotlight: Petroceltic

12 Oct 2013

I recently had the pleasure of attending the Scottish Oil Club in Edinburgh to hear an insightful talk from Petroceltic’s CEO, Brian O’Cathain, on the challenges the business faces in Algeria.

Nicolle Sinclair Eden Scott

Should You Self-Fund Your CFA?

03 Oct 2013

The Internet is awash with articles recommending financial services professional to gain their CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) to get ahead in their career, however with it taking around 300 hours of study time and costing several thousand pounds, do you really need a CFA to progress in finance

Mike Leeman Eden Scott

How To Get a Job in Recruitment

01 Oct 2013

Think you’ve got what it takes for a career in recruitment?

The Changing Role of a PA

01 Sep 2013

The role of a Personal Assistant (PA) has changed enormously in the last 10 to 15 years. Eden Scott's Business Support and Legal Division has consultants who have recruited Secretaries, PAs and Executive Assistants for over 15 years - they have seen the role evolve and develop, but without becoming less busy!

While there continues to be many ‘traditional' PAs with a 1:1 role (managing diaries, writing correspondence, taking dictation and dealing with confidential matters for their boss), there are many more whose role has changed dramatically through developments in new technology, working practices and working environments.

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