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Career Spot

Welcome to Career Spot, CPA Ireland's blog on all things career related. We aim to bring you around the world of recruitment and job hunting, from the basics of CVs and interviews to targeting employers and finding your dream job. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter to keep up to date with the latest news and articles. 


  • 5 interesting facts about St. Patrick's Day

    by Slany Arias
    Mar 16, 2017
    Happy St. Patrick's Day! Did you know that every year in Chicago, they dye the Chicago river green for St. Patrick’s Day and in Montserrat it's a national holiday for an entire week? Find out more interesting facts about St. Patirck's Day in our infographic. Read full story
  • 5 career tips from some of our CPA female members

    by Slany Arias
    Mar 09, 2017
    Here are 5 career tips from some of our CPA female members at the forefront of accountancy Read full story
  • International Women’s Day 2017

    by Slany Arias
    Mar 08, 2017
    The International Women's Day promotes gender equality while celebrating women’s achievements and contributions to economics, politics and culture. In 1953 CPA Ireland welcomed its first female member and was the first accountancy body in Ireland to reach gender parity. Read full story
  • 4 considerations before choosing an accountancy qualification

    by Slany Arias
    Feb 24, 2017
    Here are some important elements to be considered when choosing an accountancy qualification. Here are the top 4 considerations Read full story
  • What are the top 3 reasons why accountants love their jobs?

    by Slany Arias
    Feb 15, 2017
    Many people think that what accountants love the most about their jobs is only dealing with numbers. However according to a study by Robert Half recruitment in 2015, this typical stereotype has been challenged as it shows that accountants have changed their views over the years from being maths lovers only to problem solvers, business planners and financial consultants. Read full story