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  • Blockchain and you: 3 ways accountants can use the technology

    • May 20, 2020
    • Jesse Bullington

    Blockchain is coming. If you want to secure your future in finance, you’ve got to learn how to use it. Start with these three applications and you’ll be ready when it arrives.

  • Hunt job successfully during lockdown

    How to job hunt successfully, even if you're on lockdown

    • Apr 6, 2020

    Are you thinking about your career and what your next steps might look like? Here are our tips for job hunting during lockdown.

  • Supporting the accounting and finance community amid COVID-19

    • Apr 3, 2020

    We know staying up to date on the coronavirus crisis is critical to do your job. Our AICPA and CIMA Coronavirus Resource Centers provide the latest news, resources and guidance to help advise your organizations, clients and customers.

  • Five steps for business continuity amid COVID-19

    • Apr 3, 2020
    • Ash Noah, CPA, CGMA, FCMA, VP - Managing Director- MA Learning, Education & Development, AICPA

    If your organization doesn’t have a business continuity plan (BCP), check if it has a disaster recovery plan (DRP) that can be leveraged. If it has neither, it’s time to start fresh. Once you have your BCP, follow these five steps to ensure its effectiveness:

  • The biggest mistakes that accounting professionals make on their CVs / resumes

    • Mar 3, 2020

    Read this article to avoid some of the biggest mistakes that accounting professionals make when writing their CV / resume.

  • How to ask for a flexible working arrangement

    • Feb 25, 2020

    Flexible hours are good for you and good for business; but not every employer offers them yet. Read the article to know the best tips to ask for flexible working arrangements.

  • What does career progression look like for a senior professional?

    • Feb 13, 2020

    Once you reach a senior level in your career, the road ahead holds many exciting possibilities. But how do you decide which path to take? Recruiting experts outline five ways for senior professionals to advance.

  • How to gauge the salary you deserve

    • Dec 20, 2019

    Salary is often a key factor in our decision to change roles. How can you use the tools at your disposal to work out what your ‘desired’ salary should be?

  • How will robotic process automation impact your career in finance?

    • Nov 8, 2019
    • Jesse Bullington

    To thrive in 21st-century accounting, learn how to make the machines work for you.

  • Five leadership lessons my colleagues have taught me

    • Sep 18, 2019

    When in your career can you say that you are the ‘finished article’? After many years in the industry, we still believe that the answer is never.

  • 4 ways to be an effective leader

    • Aug 22, 2019

    Gaining the respect of a new team is essential to leadership success. Recruiting experts offer four tips on how to face the challenges that might arise in your first few weeks.

  • How to succeed in your career without becoming a people manager

    • Jul 11, 2019

    Your career progression options are not limited to management roles. Let the recruitment experts discuss 4 ways you can pursue career success – without managing people.

  • The 3 important questions you should answer in your CV

    • Jun 10, 2019

    Make your CV/Resume stand out from the crowd by answering these three vital questions.

  • 5 steps to help you self-promote

    • May 13, 2019

    In order to move forward within your career, it is necessary to be your own ‘biggest fan’ and communicate to others about your skills and successes, otherwise you may find yourself stuck in a career rut. Find out the five ways here to give you greater control of your future path.

  • Why creativity isn't just important for 'creative' jobs

    • Apr 18, 2019

    There are plenty of common traits shared by people from every walk of life, working at all levels, in each part of the world – for example, all of us eat, breathe, sleep and have imagination. But until that imagination is applied to something, can we all honestly say that we’re creative?

  • Finance job interview question

    Do you know how to ‘talk about yourself’ in an interview?

    • Feb 12, 2019

    Common interview question seems simple enough, but without proper preparation can cause you to slip up. Read on to find tips on how to structure your answer.

  • How to capture the attention of your boss' boss

    How to capture the attention of your boss's boss

    • Jan 16, 2019

    There are often managers or directors within your organization that you want to be noticed by, like your boss’s boss. Read on to find out how to build this vital rapport.

  • Presenting successfully at an interview

    4 ways to ace your interview presentation

    • Dec 14, 2018

    Interviews can already make you feel quite nervous, but when you’re asked to also give a presentation, you can feel even more apprehensive.

  • How to avoid common interview errors

    Avoid these common interview errors

    • Nov 15, 2018

    Interviews can be stressful situations, and you can’t beat yourself up about the odd slip up here and there. However, as part of your interview preparation, it is important to understand that a lot of the mistakes people make are both very common, and easily avoided. Put simply, the more prepared you are, the less likely you’ll be to make them.

  • Career Mentor

    The benefits of having a career mentor

    • Oct 22, 2018

    You career mentor is someone who can help you achieve your professional goals, and give you objective advice and support. If you’re ambitious about your career, a mentor can help you succeed. So why don’t you have one?