ASOC, along with CPA’s Young and Emerging Professionals Committee, hosted an information session where they met several of CPA’s young and emerging individuals, whom shared their experiences ranging from studying the CPA program to working as an accountant.
Participants got a chance to learn about the changing roles in today’s accounting and finance professions and gained insight into how the CPA Program can allow students to thrive in diverse different industries as well as help them discover the competitive advantages for their career goals. There was a chance for networking after the information session, where catering was provided.
ASOC simulated a virtual assessment centre in collaboration with Chartered Accountants ANZ (CAANZ) and the Careers and Employability Office to provide tips to stand help you stand out for assessment centres.Assessment centres are a tool utilised by firms, including the Big 4 accounting firms, to evaluate job candidates across a range of competencies. The CAxASOC workshop sorted attendees into groups and provided a case study, where attendees were assessed by industry representatives on their key competencies, including their ability to problem solve, communicate and work in a team.