How to Manage Your Mental Health in the Accountancy and Finance Sector This Year

Mental health issues are on the rise. Even before the pandemic, mental health-related illnesses were the most common cause of long-term absences in economies around the globe. Stress, anxiety, and work-related depression accounted for 54% of working days lost pre-pandemic. What’s more, mental health conditions can influence motivation in the office, productivity, and turnover. In […]

How Diverse is Your Finance Team?

Diversity and experiencing inclusion have never been more important to employees within accountancy and finance. Now more than ever, the top talent in your industry wants to work with companies capable of offering diverse, flexible, and empathetic working environments. The concept of D.E.I. (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) is a major factor in determining which candidates […]

7 Sure-Fire Strategies To Create an Accountant A.T.S. Friendly CV

The first step in being recruited into an accountancy role is getting your customised CV before a hiring manager or recruiter. Unfortunately, this process isn’t always as simple as it seems. As companies hiring accountants look for ways to simplify and digitise the hiring process, many are turning to technology for help. A.T.S. systems, or […]

7 Tips for Creating Success in Your New Accountant Role

You’ve been offered a new accountant role – congratulations! There are a few things to do now, firstly, to celebrate and inform your current employers of your resignation. The second is to think about how you’re going to make a success of your new role. You know you have the right skills, abilities and experience […]

5 Easy Ways to Build Your Confidence for Your Next Accountant Interview

Applying for a new role, and going through the recruitment process can be a daunting task for even the most experienced accountant professional. Interview nerves affect most people, but they can make the recruitment process more stressful than it needs to be for you, the candidate. Your next job might be the start of something […]

How to Write an Accountant CV That Will Get You Noticed by Employers

The quality of your CV can mean the difference between being stuck in a role with no prospects or being offered a great new position. Your CV is still the first thing clients ask for and will be the decider between getting an interview and being left out of the recruitment process. The CV has […]

6 Undeniable Signs it’s Time to Look for a New Accountant Role

Naturally, we all go through periods of having exciting projects on at work which make us fall in love with our roles again; and times when finding motivation is harder. But if the thought of the end of the weekend and another week in work fills you with dread, this could be a sign that […]

How to Increase Accountancy Staff Retention in Your Manufacturing Organisation

As we are now living in a world that has been changed by the pandemic, your employee retention strategy must be better than ever. A pre-pandemic Retention Report by the Work Institute (2019) found that “one in three workers would voluntarily leave their job by 2023”. And this has only increased due to significant shifts […]

The Ultimate Guide to Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Workplace

The world of work has changed dramatically in recent years, and the pandemic has heightened awareness of the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Recently, there has been an increased realisation from employers that they need to be doing more to promote diversity and inclusion. A recent CIPD survey found that two-fifths of […]

Why Employer Branding is Critical in Our Post-Pandemic World

If you haven’t been giving much thought to your employer branding recently, then now is the time to start. All businesses have an employer brand, whether they actively work on it or not. Your employer brand is the way the world sees you; from your products and services, your mission, your vision, your ethos and […]