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How to write an effective Interim CV

7 months ago by Helen Jones

Your CV is an important document to get right. Be mindful that your CV alone will not get you the job, but it should get you noticed and hopefully get you in front of a decision maker giving you the opportunity to sell yourself. There are a few things to bear in mind when you are crafting yours: Who will be reading it? Are you applying to a recruiter advert, a role advertised by a company or ar...

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Accounting for change – are finance employers still focussed on diversity?

8 months ago by Helen Jones

Accountancy and finance organisations were impacted hard by Covid-19. ‘Business as usual’ took a back seat as organisations handled the immediate impacts of the pandemic and huge numbers of professionals switched to working remotely practically overnight. Priorities shifted, and areas of focus, like equality, diversity and inclusion (ED&I), could easily take a back seat. Months on from our firs...

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Desperately seeking my work mojo – last seen March 2020

8 months ago by Helen Jones

How are you feeling? Really? I’ve spoken to lots of people recently who are putting a brave and happy face on things, but underneath, they’re struggling, they’re feeling despondent and finding it hard to motivate themselves at work. They feel as if they’ve lost their work mojo. The summer holidays they were looking forward to were different from what they had planned for or perhaps didn’t even ...

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In the hot seat - insights in to working as a Finance Manager

9 months ago by Claire Brandon

Please start by giving us a short summary of your career to date and what role you are currently working in. My name is Egidija Albert. I’m a Finance Manager at Boots UK, who are part of  Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA). A little bit about my background… I moved to live in the UK in 2012, when I started my BSc Financial Economics degree at the University of Leicester. Since I was young, I was al...

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In the hot seat - insights in to working as a Finance Lead

10 months ago by Claire Brandon

Please start by giving us a short summary of your career to date and what role you are currently working in. I’m currently the Finance Lead at Flux - a tech startup aiming to eliminate the paper receipt. We think it’s crazy that paper receipts still exist, so our aim is to eliminate them by sending an itemised receipt straight into your mobile banking app. My role at Flux means I get to be invo...

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