Are you falling out of love with your accountancy and finance role?
Find a job doing what you love, and you’ll never work a day in your life. It’s a common motivational saying, but what does it really mean to “love” your accountancy and finance role? Do people who love their jobs never wish they were relaxing at home instead of tackling challenging tasks? Are people who […]
6 Interview Mistakes You Might Be Making?
Accountancy interviews can be nerve-wracking at the best of times. If you’re applying for an amazing new job opportunity, the pressure to present yourself as a reputable, trustworthy, skilled and reliable individual can quickly get on top of you, no matter how confident you usually feel. While most interviewers expect to see a few signs […]
5 Steps To Crafting Your Standout Accountancy and Finance CV
Even in a world where 91% of all employers now use social media as part of their hiring process, the CV is still one of the most important tools any candidate has. It is the first thing most employers will look at before even thinking about inviting someone to an interview. It’s also your best […]
X Factors to look for in your Accountancy and Finance Job Search
Accountancy and finance candidates are in an excellent position right now. With skill shortages plaguing the industry, there are more opportunities to move to great roles and companies than ever before. Moreover, you have more freedom about how you choose to work, with remote and hybrid roles emerging everywhere. However, just because you have many […]
How To Handle Interview Rejection From Your Accountancy Interview
After days or weeks of getting ready for your accountancy interview, few things are more crushing than learning you haven’t been successful in getting the job. Rejection is difficult to deal with in any part of life, but it can be particularly upsetting when you’re striving for the perfect career. However, rejection is also a […]
How to Move into Your First Managment Role in the Accountancy and Finance Sector
All great accountancy and finance careers need to start somewhere. For most employees, the path to progression begins with an entry-level position. Over time, as you develop your skills and knowledge, you can apply for promotions and higher-paid roles. After a while in an accountancy role, you may feel you have the leadership skills, knowledge, […]
Holiday Blues or Time To Move In Your Accountancy and Finance Career?
Following the restrictions of the pandemic, many accountancy and finance employees have finally taken a real break from work in 2022. Holiday spending has increased drastically due to years of missed travel opportunities. While a holiday can be a wonderful opportunity to recharge, relax, and refresh your mind, it can also push us to think […]
Personal Branding For Accountancy and Finance Candidates: What You Need To Know
A strong brand isn’t just something a growing company needs to build. Personal branding is growing increasingly important in today’s constantly connected world as the accountancy and finance recruitment process evolves. Around 70% of employers screen candidates by checking their social media presence. Moreover, countless hiring managers and recruitment agencies will assess your online presence […]
The Counteroffer Conundrum: Why Staying Put Will Curtail Your Career in Accountancy and Finance
You’ve made it through most of the complex steps involved in finding a new job, from designing the ideal accountancy CV to practising the ultimate interview techniques. Finally, all your hard work has paid off, and you’ve received an excellent offer from your new employer. So, what happens when you hand over your resignation letter […]
Why A Compelling LinkedIn Profile Will Help Your Accountancy and Finance Jobsearch
When it comes to selling your value to potential new employers, there are a few pivotal documents. The humble CV is one, followed by your LinkedIn profile. As LinkedIn has 850 million members listed, it is more crucial than ever to leverage the opportunities your LinkedIn profile provides as a positioning tool for your accountancy […]
How to Master Video Interviews to Get The Accountant Role You Want
Video interviews are here to stay. Convenient, easily accessible, and cost-effective, a video interview can be an ideal alternative to a face-to-face conversation. Currently, around 84% of recruiters say they’ve begun including virtual hiring tools like video interviews in their processes. The question for accountants is, how do you make sure you’re making the right […]
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 […]