The dynamic world of financial services is being brought to life through an interactive careers site.
Information on employers in financial services, details of the existing roles and advice on taking the next steps can be explored on the website, My World of Work, from December 18.
AAT will be joining Directions at BPP offices in Glasgow on Tuesday 9th October at an event for young people who are interested in a career in accountancy and finance. If that sounds like you, and you meet the criteria below, then make sure you sign up fast for this FREE event as places are limited:
- What direction will your Higher results take you?
Congratulations to everyone who got their Higher results today. It’s a bumper crop of results for Scottish students, but if you’re looking for some inspiration about what to do next, don’t forget to take a look at apprenticeships.
Whether, you’ve got the results you were hoping for, or are having to rethink your options, there are many employers in Scotland across all business sectors who are looking to take on accountancy trainees straight from school into fast track development programmes.
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Scottish Apprenticeship week runs from 21-25 May and AAT are joining organisations across Scotland in promoting and celebrating the benefits of modern apprenticeships to both trainees and employers.
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Don’t know where to start when it comes to looking for careers and recruitment advice, or have a trainee job that you’re keen to advertise? Here’s a list of some of the most popular sites in Scotland to help you.
www.aat-jobs.co.uk – candidates can sign up for job alerts and search for a range of job opportunities, while employers can post trainee positions for free on the AAT jobs site
Visit the AAT stand at the National Career Guidance Show Scotland
AAT will be exhibiting at The National Career Guidance Show Scotland at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange, Edinburgh on 28 March 2012.
The UK’s leading events for careers guidance professionals, The National Career Guidance Shows, are coming to Scotland in Spring. Packed with relevant content for careers professionals the shows feature:
- Popular and relevant seminars all CPD certified by the Institute of Career Guidance
- Specialist workshop programme developed by Skills Development Scotland
- Over 50 organisations offering the latest careers resources and information from a range of industries
- A chance to network and share best practice with colleagues from across the country
AAT student Arman Hussain
We’re kick starting 2012 with some new advertising and over the next few weeks you’ll be able to see some of our AAT students and members in the press and on local radio talking about why they chose a career in accountancy.
Listen out for the AAT adverts on Clyde 1 in the weeks commencing the 16th and 23rd January .
Also starring in one of our new case study videos is Arman Hussain who currently works for Morgan Stanley in Glasgow. You can hear about his experiences of combining work with AAT study on our You Tube channel.
Your big future – Arman Hussain
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Add an AAT resolution to your list for 2012
Welcome to 2012! If you’re looking for some new year resolutions that don’t involve diet or exercise, then here are some ideas to pick from to get your year off to a good start.
1. Start my AAT training: there are plenty of AAT training providers in Scotland with courses starting in January. To find your nearest one and sign up fast, visit the AAT website.
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Scotland’s Financial Services Skills Gateway has recently launched a new website which is a one stop shop for finding out more about working in the financial services industry.
Re:think showcases the wide variety of roles people can go into within the sector (including accountancy!) using a combination of case studies and videos from people working in the financial services industry in Scotland.
The Financial Skills Partnership have just released an updated guide to careers in accountancy and finance. It’s a handy introduction to the wonderful world of finance and a good starting point for anyone interested in moving into the sector whatever your age or background. You can download your free copy of the guide through the ASSC website. Happy reading!