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  • How to Optimise your CV for an Applicant Tracking System

    • 12 Aug 2021

    Many companies now automate their hiring process through an Applicant Tracking System (ATS). GAAPweb has put together a list of the do’s and don’ts to help you to get your CV past the Applicant Tracking System and into the hands of the recruiter.

  • Top Finance and Accountancy Skills for the Rest of 2021

    • 26 Jul 2021

    The last 16 months has brought much change. With this, the skills required for Accountants and other finance professionals to thrive in their roles have changed too. GAAPweb have put together a list of the top six skills to develop and nurture throughout the second half of 2021.

  • How to Optimise Your Accountancy CV for a Covid-19 Job Hunt

    • 29 Oct 2020
    • TopCV

    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.

  • Getting the most out of your GAAPweb job alerts

    • 20 Apr 2020

    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.

  • Top Accountant Skills for 2020

    • 3 Feb 2020

    We put together a list of the most sought-after Accountant skills for 2020 so you can brush up on desired traits and tailor your applications accordingly.

  • Financial Controller CV Tips

    • 8 Nov 2019

    Are you in the process of re-writing your CV? In this article we give some guidance on how to give your Financial Controller CV a boost.

  • Finance Director CV Tips | Templates and Examples

    • 7 Dec 2018

    Follow this GAAPweb guide of Finance Director CV tips and templates to give yourself the best chance at landing a new FD role.

  • How to write the perfect graduate accounting and finance CV

    • 20 Nov 2018

    Are you a recently qualified accountant? Follow this GAAPweb guide on how to write the perfect graduate finance CV to make sure your job applications are as strong as possible.

  • 3 signs your finance CV needs a professional audit

    • 6 Jul 2018
    • Rikki Wimmer

    Are you making these common CV mistakes? A professional CV audit could be all you need to land your next finance role.

  • Industry or Practice?

    Industry or practice? A career ladder comparison

    • 8 Jun 2017

    Take your pick, the satisfying scope of industry or the full-tilt pace of accountancy practice? Both offer unique rewards, but which one is right for you?

  • CV Advice

    Start the year with a stand-out CV

    • 16 Jan 2017

    In a market flooded with fresh financial talent, your CV needs to be a door-opening document. Here’s how to keep it professional and straight to the point.

  • Should I Stay or Should I Go? Taking your next step after qualifying

    • 16 Mar 2016

    The most important thing to consider before anyone starts a job search is to define what are you looking to achieve out of this move? Read more...

  • Back to basics: CV writing for senior financial professionals

    • 24 Feb 2016
    • Austin Brislen, Sellick Partnership

    Putting your CV together or updating your current one can often be a daunting task, particularly for senior finance professionals who have been out of the job market for a longer period of time. It’s for this reason you should think carefully about putting together the relevant information for a winning CV.

  • Making social media work for you in your job search

    • 22 Feb 2016
    • Karen Young, Director at Hays Accountancy & Finance

    More and more employers are looking to social media to give them background information on job seekers. It’s estimated now that 90% of hiring professionals have viewed social networking profiles as part of their screening process, but social media is still an underused tool by many jobseekers.

  • ACCA

    GAAPweb to attend ACCA network event

    • 19 Jan 2016

    GAAPweb will attend the ACCA Harrow network event on 8th February, offering CV reviews and advice on building online presence.

  • Beginning your New Year job search

    • 6 Jan 2016

    It’s that time of year when many people begin reassessing their career. If you’re looking to start 2016 with a new job then read our top tips to get you started.

  • Top CV advice from Cedar

    • 24 Nov 2015
    • Graham Thornton - Senior Partner at Cedar

    Graham Thornton, Senior Partner at Cedar gives us his advice on CV writing.

  • How to write a high-impact CV and get more interviews

    • 11 Nov 2015

    Join The CV & Interview Advisors webinar to improve your CV.

  • Leading brands are hiring, is your CV getting noticed?

    • 28 Oct 2015

    Top companies are hiring on GAAPweb this month so it's an ideal time to send recruiters and employers your CV if you're looking for a new role. But is your CV the best it can be?

  • How can you get valuable work experience?

    • 28 Sep 2015

    Getting on the career ladder in your chosen field can be extremely difficult, especially when recruiters will want you to have some work experience. But getting working experience is a crucial way of getting yourself noticed in the job search and also gives you the opportunity to put your accountancy knowledge into practice and the chance to see what areas you enjoy.