Episode 44. In today’s practical episode of the Accountants Influencers Podcast with Rob Brown, discover the 5 critical skills accountants should be upgrading for more career options and better client value.
Key takeaways include:
➤ Why it’s important for accounting and fintech professionals to stay relevant and current
➤ What career capital is for accountants and why it leads to more employment choices
➤ Why mere technical skills and expertise alone is not guaranteed to get you promoted
➤ How technical skills give you the foundation for career progression and promotability
➤ Why being good is no longer good enough for many modern day employees
➤ The role commercial acumen or an entrepreneurial mindset builds career capital for accountants
➤ The one skill that, if absent, labels many accountants as mere number crunchers, order takers and bean counters
➤ What micro skills contribute to better people skills for accounting and fintech professionals
➤ Thoughts on how to build traditional communication skills in a remote or hybrid working environment
➤ The increasingly important role of technology skills that accountants must be fluent in
➤ The ultimate skill for accountancy professionals to add real value to their employers
➤ What your ability to win business for your firm does for your employment and promotion prospects in accounting
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