AAT Career Development event - London

Event type
South East
Event dates
Saturday 26 September 2015 - 10:00 to 15:30

This event is your opportunity to immerse yourself in all things career related, with a number of different workshops and advice sessions available throughout the day; you can tailor your day to ensure you get the most of it for you and your career.

NEW for 2015, if you have started or are planning to start your application for full membership, but not sure where to start, or unsure if you meet the competence requirements. Then why not book an advice session with a Membership Advisor, they can talk you through the process and even help you to log your work experience.


Building self-confidence and successful networking - preparing yourself for success (45 minutes)

Do you want to know how to boost your self-confidence?
Self-confidence is a critical component to an effective job search. How you feel about yourself is projected during the interview process and plays a major part in success or failure during those interactions. This workshop will give you valuable insight in how to boost your self-confidence.

Presenter – Candy Jannetta, Business Coach, Essencial

Be your own boss (45 minutes)

Interested in running your own accountancy business?
Ever dreamt of being your own boss?
This workshop will give you all the information about how you can apply to become an AAT member in practice (MIP).

Presenter – Henry Cooper, AAT Past President and Alexandra Trzmiel, Membership Compliance Coordinator (Progression)

Using LinkedIn to find your dream job (45 minutes)

Want to keep up with digital recruiting?
Need to know how to search for job opportunities using social media?
Over 30% of job seekers are using social media sites as part of their job hunting strategy. This workshop gives you all the information you need to start using social media as a powerful tool to help you find your dream job.

Presenter - Aimee Bateman, Careercake.com

AAT Career Resources to support you (45 minutes)

Are you aware of all the career resources available to you from AAT? No, then come along and find out about the variety of resources including CV builder, job search engine, webinars, guidance sheets, videos, blog posts and much more, all there to help you plan, prepare and progress your career.

Presenter Helen Kozlowski, AAT Engagement Co-ordinator and James Price, AAT Engagement Manager

Is more study the right thing for me? (45 minutes)

Want to know what your options are after completing your AAT qualification?
Want to understand the commercial benefit of further accounting qualifications?
This workshop will give you all the information about what options are available to you after AAT’s Level 4 Diploma in Accounting

Presenter, Jamie Bacon, BPP

Employer and Recruiter Panel – What we look for in a candidate (45 minutes)

Do you want to know what employer and recruiters look for in a candidate, how to make yourself stand out and how to improve your interview performance?
Then ask our panel of experts your question and learn from their professional experience and knowledge.
Experts include: Hays, Kingston Smith, i4 Services Ltd and Enterprise Rent-A-Car.

We also have exhibitors from across the industry, who will be available for networking opportunities throughout the day.

Cost - member - £15, non member £25

Agenda detail

10:00 Registration and networking
10:30 Event start
15:40 Event end

Venue details:
Kings College London Waterloo Campus
Franklin-Wilkins Building
Stamford Street
London SE1 9NH

For more details on how to get here please visit

AAT reserve the right to amend the content and format of this event without prior notice. To find out more about the full series visit aat.org.uk/studysupport or if you have any further enquiries please email cpd.events@aat.org.uk

The fee includes materials, a sandwich lunch and refreshments

Workshop spaces at the career development event need to be pre-booked, you will be emailed once you are booked on.

If you would like to book a membership application advice session, please email cpd.events@aat.org.uk.

Career Event - London

Career Event - London

Session times
Saturday 26 September 2015 - 10:00 to 15:30

To book this event, either log in to MyAAT or register for an account