Common CV mistakes

We often help clients recruit for open accounting positions. This includes using online assessments to test technical knowledge, but before candidates are even put forward for a technical assessment, we review their CVs. There are a few common CV mistakes that will move your CV directly into the “do not consider” pile! Make sure you

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Writing a cover letter

Now that your CV is in great shape (and if it isn’t read our blog post about tailoring your CV to an accounting role), you need to be ready to draft a cover letter for each position you apply for. A cover letter gives you the opportunity to highlight to the employer why you’re a

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Meet Fidele

This week, we chatted with Fidele, to learn more about his career aspirations and why he joined the African Accounting Academy. Haystack: What university did you attend and what was your major? Fidele: I did my university studies at Kigali Independent University (K.I.U.), Gisenyi campus. I studied accounting and classified as second class upper division

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Meet Marcel

This week, we chatted with Marcel, who recently graduated from the African Accounting Academy, as part of our May 2019 Cohort for Rwandan students. We talked about his career goals, how he enjoyed the African Accounting Academy and some of his hobbies outside of work and studying. Haystack: What university did you attend? Marcel: I

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