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Kick-start your career in finance and accountancy

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Are you interested in getting into a career in finance and accountancy and don’t know where to begin? Learn how to create the perfect CV, get some top interview tips and hear from those who have established their own accounting businesses at the AAT careers events in Bristol and London. Saturday 5 October – Bristol […]

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Guide to setting up your own accountancy practice

| August 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

For the moment it may be nothing more than a pipe dream – but each of you reading this will no doubt have at some point fantasised about running your own accountancy practice. Being the big boss means you can take on as many or as few clients as you want, without the hassle of […]

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Dealing with the Notion of ‘Useless Degrees’

| June 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

After reading an article on how to sell your useless degree after graduating, I started thinking about the fresh-faced students who are about to embark on living in what many people like to refer to as ‘the real world.’ I read American Studies at University. When it comes to useless degrees, it’s not the craziest, […]

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Make the most of your recruitment consultant

| April 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Had a frustrating experience with a recruitment consultant? Are they not returning your calls? We’ve all been there. AAT career coach, Aimee Bateman, offers her top four tips for getting the most out of the relationship. And she should know – she was one once. Recruiters don’t always provoke happy thoughts in the minds of […]

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Video Recruiting on the Increase say UK HR Directors

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

With candidate shortages and recruitment challenges reportedly plaguing UK organisations, increasingly HR directors are relying on the advancement in technology to support their wider recruitment drive, according to new research1 from specialist recruitment consultancy OfficeTeam UK.  More than four in 10 (41%) UK HR directors say that compared to three years ago, they have increased […]

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AAT Careers Coach – Aimee Bateman

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Need CV or cover letter advice? Have a job interview coming up? AAT’s career coach, Aimee Bateman, can offer advice on your jobhunting query. Aimee’s an experienced recruiter and personal branding expert. She runs her own recruitment consultancy, Bateman Associates, and maintains the engaging online video channel Careercake.tv. Aimee also has numerous appearances as an […]

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Grow your own talent

| March 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Lesley Nelson, Finance Manager at the Big Lottery Fund talks us through the steps and considerations employers need to take when starting an apprenticeship scheme. Every year, the Big Lottery Fund gives out millions of pounds from the National Lottery to community groups and projects that improve health, education and the environment. Naturally, finance is […]

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Industry is calling for ‘real-world qualified’ accounting graduates

| February 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Work experience is becoming more and more important when searching for a job, according to the latest study about trends in graduate recruitment. The Graduate Market in 2013 report shows that employers are offering a record number of paid work experience places for students and recent graduates this year and those without any work experience […]

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Green Turn & WikiJob

| January 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

On the 25th of January 2012, financial services training firm Green Turn announced a new affiliation partnership with WikiJob, the Internet’s largest graduate job search community. The deal was concluded in less than 24 hours, after WikiJob made the initial approach to secure a working relationship between the two companies. WikiJob is based on an ‘open […]

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Professional Hiring Index

| January 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

UK directors predict an increase in the creation of new permanent roles in the first half of the year according to the latest Robert Half Professional Hiring Index (the ‘Index’). Nearly one in four (24%) directors say they plan to expand their operations by adding additional headcount and half (50%) plan to recruit staff to […]

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