AAT careers event: London, October 6 2012

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As a jobseeker, these are some of the key challenges you currently face:
  • There are approximately 50 applications for every job.
  • CVs are reviewed on average for only eight seconds.
  • Interview techniques are becoming more complex and challenging.
Whether you're just starting out or looking for some tips to help you make the next step in your career, we're pleased to announce that AAT is hosting an event which will bring together a wide range of guests who can help take your job applications to the next level.

Join AAT career coach Aimee Bateman, Hays Recruitment and more at AAT's careers event at the University of Westminster in London on October 6 2012.

Book your ticket to the AAT careers event for just £10

Here's a look at what you can expect on the day:

Workshop 1: The winning CV

Our winning CV workshop will teach you:
  • how to sell yourself
  • do’s and don’ts
  • how to 'really' read a job advert
  • how to use competency statements.
Delivered by Dominic Morton, Hays Recruitment: a highly successful recruitment consultant who has placed and supported hundreds of people into work.

Workshop 2: Interview skills

The Interview Skills workshop is designed to give you a unique insight into the interview process from both the employer and candidate perspectives, and provide you with a distinct advantage in terms of finding and securing your perfect job.

This workshop will ensure that you:
  • learn techniques to help control interview nerves
  • know how to use body language to build rapport with your interviewer
  • discover how to prepare so you perform to your strengths
  • will be able to deliver convincing answers to your interview questions
  • can deal with the unexpected - including those difficult questions.
Workshop delivered by Hays Recruitment.

Workshop 3: Gain a competitive edge using social media

This workshop is led by AAT’s career coach, Aimee Bateman, who has been helping AAT members with her insightful careers-based videos throughout 2012. Aimee is the founder of Careercake.TV and is Director of Bateman Associates.

Aimee will focus on how to:
  • develop a job search strategy
  • access the hidden job market
  • source new contacts
  • make best use of social networks, including LinkedIn
  • stand out from the crowd.
Event schedule

10:00 - 10:15 Registration and networking

10:15 - 10:20 Welcome and introduction by AAT Chief Executive Jane Scott Paul

10:20 - 11:00 Insight employer panel

11:00 - 11:45 Workshop*

11:45 - 12:00 Refreshments and networking

12:00 - 12:45 Workshop*

12:50 - 13:35 Workshop*

13:35 - 14:20 Lunch and networking

14:20 - 14:30 Event close

*Delegates will be able to attend all three workshops.

Exhibitors include:

AAT – www.aat.org.uk

Hays Accountancy – www.hays.co.uk

Financial Skills Partnership – Find out about accountancy apprenticeships at www.directions.org.uk

GAAP Web – hundreds of live jobs on the GAAP Web jobs board at www.gaapweb.com

Book your ticket to the AAT careers event for just £10
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