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This four part series was held on campuses across New Zealand answering the questions students have been asking. Helping to get the next generation of business leaders on their way to be work ready and forging a career path in business and accounting.

In each session subject matter experts and professionals provide advice, industry knowledge and tips on four topics; The art of storytelling and personal branding, Stepping into the workforce, Nurturing business relationships and Rising to leadership. These topics will help give you a well rounded look into what skills you need to hit the ground running in your first role.

These sessions are now available as on-demand videos with downloadable worksheets providing the information you need to run the sessions on your own or in a group.

Sessions

  • Session 1 - The Art of Storytelling and Personal Branding

    This session will help you understand what personal branding is, the importance of first impressions, building your brand equity and what to be aware of in your social media profile that could be damaging.

    Speakers include:

    Debra Buckley, CEO, New Zealand Institute Management and Leadership
    Sue Lindsay CA, Goodman Fielder, Financial Controller
    Chris Martin, Team Manager - Recruiting experts in Accountancy and Finance, Hays

    *This video has been prepared by Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) for use by students. Any views and opinions expressed in this video do not necessarily represent the views and opinions of CA ANZ. No warranty is given as to the correctness of the information contained in this video, or its suitability for use by you.

  • Session 2 - Stepping into the workforce

    This session will provide you with the insights to help plan your 'after study' journey, advice on finding a job in the accounting field and transitioning from study to full time employment, recent trends in graduate recruitment and what you can do now to stand out.

    Speakers include:

    Shanae Faletutulu, Private Enterprise Graduate at KPMG
    Kate Finlay, Recruitment Business Partner/Graduate Recruitment Manager at Fonterra
    Nicola Gorst, Account Manager at Nxt Step
    Pranit Vallabh, Analyst - Performance and Planning at BNZ

    *This video has been prepared by Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) for use by students. Any views and opinions expressed in this video do not necessarily represent the views and opinions of CA ANZ. No warranty is given as to the correctness of the information contained in this video, or its suitability for use by you.

  • Session 3 - Nurturing business relationships

    This session will outline the importance of building positive relationships, you will hear first-hand experiences from our speakers where their relationships have provided them with positive outcomes, the link to personal branding and some things you can do now to build your network with strong relationships which could help you in the future.

    Speakers include:

    Felicity Hill CA, Associate Director at True Advisory
    Eli Tagi CA, Director at WE Accounting
    Michael Turner CA, Client Advisor at Q2 Ltd

    *This video has been prepared by Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) for use by students. Any views and opinions expressed in this video do not necessarily represent the views and opinions of CA ANZ. No warranty is given as to the correctness of the information contained in this video, or its suitability for use by you.

  • Session 4 - Rising to Leadership

    In this final session the speakers will outline how they became leaders and managers, the steps they took, why EQ is as important in business as it is in life and the skills you will need to become effective leader. They will provide ideas on what you can do now to plot your path to a management position.

    Speakers include:

    Debra Buckley - CEO of the New Zealand Institute of Management and Leadership
    Nick Li CA - Associate Corporate Finance at Grant Thornton
    Hema Patel CA - General Manager at Spark
    Priya Singh CA - Senior Consultant Strategy and Operations at Deloitte

    *This video has been prepared by Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) for use by students. Any views and opinions expressed in this video do not necessarily represent the views and opinions of CA ANZ. No warranty is given as to the correctness of the information contained in this video, or its suitability for use by you.