ACCA’s Virtual Careers Fair delivers real success for job seekers
Chandigarh, (Gurpreet) : With a continuous aim to support its future members and members with their employability and career journeys, ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), recently hosted its Virtual Careers Fair 2022, which resulted in a total of 776 job opportunities across diverse roles for freshers and experienced job seekers. Key organizations who participated in the career fair included EY GDS, KPMG Global Services, Nestle India, Dupont India, Standard Chartered Bank, NTT Data Services, Electronic Arts, KNAV & Co, QX Global Group, Atkins Global.
The event hosted a panel discussion on ‘How to think critically and solve problems’ that gave some very interesting insights on the importance of critical thinking and problem solving skills for finance and accounting, and how the ACCA members and future members can develop these skills to enhance their career growth.
The fireside chat ‘ACCA building careers in accountancy and finance’ was also beneficial as the speakers shared their journey and how the qualification helped them in achieving success in their career. Tips were also given on how students can be successful in exams, cope with set-backs, and the key skills that young students and affiliates must focus on to be successful in interviews and their future career. “How to get hired”, a live session by ACCA Career expert – Jo Thurman focused on employability and interview skills.
Md. Sajid Khan, Director-India at ACCA said: ‘The career fair was impactful in terms of the learning outcomes and career-enhancing advice shared by experts during the various sessions. I would like to thank all the organisations that supported the career fair by sharing valuable insights, learnings and offering multiple job opportunities to ACCA talent pool.”
Helen Brand OBE, Chief Executive, ACCA said: ‘I’m delighted with the success of our latest ACCA India Virtual Careers Fair. It’s a tangible demonstration of our commitment to employability for our members and future members – as well as how we support employers in India to access and grow the finance talent they need to succeed.’