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Welcome to the GAAPweb blog, your one-stop shop for all things finance and accountancy. We regularly update the blog with a range of interview guides and CV tips articles for finance and accounting professionals going through a job move or career change. If you’re struggling with the pivot to remote working, we have a wealth of resources to help you work from home successfully.

  • We've compiled a list of the best finance and accounting podcasts to listen to in 2021 so you can spend less time scrolling and more time developing your knowledge.
  • PQ Magazine and London South Bank University have joined forces once again to bring you their fourth annual accountancy conference. Find out more and get your free tickets today.
  • How have the lives and livelihoods of finance and accountancy professionals been impacted in the past year? Take part in GAAPweb’s annual audience survey to have your say.
  • If you have a relative who’s stuck in a career rut or a friend looking for a new job, why not treat them to a career coaching Christmas gift from Personal Career Management this holiday season?
  • Despite physical barriers, there are still many ways to celebrate the festive season and the end of 2020 with your colleagues. Here's our tips on how to throw a virtual Christmas party.
  • Working from home requires an adapted management style that focuses on communication, support, inclusion and trust. Here's our 7 tips for managing a remote team.
  • We've made it even easier for you to search and apply for finance jobs on the go with the GAAPweb mobile app.
  • Having trouble switching off at the end of the day? You're not alone. Here's our top tips and advice on how to switch off when you're working from home.
  • 32% of our audience agree that not seeing colleagues in the office is the biggest challenge of remote working. Here are our tips for staying connected while working from home.
  • In their latest guest post, the experts from TopCV offer their professional advice on how to optimise your accountancy CV for a Covid-19 job hunt.
  • Does remote working work for finance and accountancy professionals? We asked you and here's what you had to say.
  • In this long-form article, we examine recent changes in the landscape of accounting qualifications, ranging from the AAT to the ACA. How does your qualification compare?
  • Many companies are currently adopting virtual onboarding processes for new finance and accountancy employees. Here's our top 10 tips for starting a new job remotely.
  • With the number of vacancies on GAAPweb steadily rising and job market confidence improving, we decided to put together this list of advice on how to get hired during a pandemic.
  • An impending return to work has the potential to be a challenge for many members of our audience. In this article, we offer tips for returning to work after furlough.
  • If you are facing redundancy during lockdown, here are ten tips from Personal Career Management to help you through the process and put you in the best position possible to find new employment.
  • In recent weeks, many employers have moved their interview and hiring processes online. Maximise your chances of success with this essential advice on how to prepare for a video interview.
  • Working from home comes with its own set of challenges, but fortunately a variety of innovative applications and websites that may provide the solutions you're looking for already exist. Here's our choice of the 9 best online tools for remote working finance and accountancy professionals.
  • There are several steps you can take to get the most out of your GAAPweb job alerts, so if you’re not being sent enough jobs or feel that the jobs you are receiving aren’t quite right, you can help us to help you by adhering to the advice in this article.
  • Some of the time freed up by working from home could be used to benefit those less fortunate than yourself or in need of help. We researched some of the best volunteering from home opportunities for Accountants to get you started.