In Celebration of International Women’s Day we asked some of the women in our business which women inspire them!
Sheryl Sandberg – an American technology executive, activist, and author. She is the Chief Operating Officer of Facebook and founder of Leanin.org (also known as the Lean In Foundation).
Her Mom, because she is the best! 🙂
Blake Lively. An American actress. She is best known as her role as Serena van der Woodsen in the CW drama series Gossip Girl.
” With Brexit round the corner and for what may be some of the last UK opportunities for South African passport holders, large auditing firms are looking to sponsor South African CA’s into various Management positions within the UK. It’s time to differentiate your CV with International experience and exposure to some of the world’s biggest institutions.”
Timing is everything. With the new tough immigration rules mentioned and the economic crash that we experienced, the opportunity for you when you qualified to gain international experience would have been far and few
Being a newly qualified South African Chartered Accountant and about to make your first real and sometimes most important career move, gaining international experience is often the best as well as most low risk option. So if international, where to? London and the UK is a great option, but maybe the cold weather and rain isn’t for you? Australia options are very tough to come by and USA almost impossible besides secondments. Secondments can also be somewhat of a poisoned chalice, doing very, very long hours, 2nd year article work
Opinion provided by an industry expert who has been both sides of the fence, Ian Woodthorpe. A Deloitte trained SA CA , the MD and founder of Gap Placements Recruitment. Gap Placements are a specialist Recruitment firm working with South African Chartered Accountants globally
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“For Southern Hemisphere soon-to-qualify Chartered Accountants, it’s the time of the year where the choice needs to be made: What to do next – How about a Secondment? Having been in this exact position myself (some time ago) and having the benefit