ACCA to hold first virtual career & job fair tomorrow

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Ghana will this Friday 27th January, 2017 hold Ghana’s first Virtual Career & Job fair.

The objective of this online interactive event is to support employment opportunities in Ghana by offering employers, recruitment agencies and learning providers direct access to a diverse talent pool of students, graduates and skilled professionals. The target audience for this event includes students at the tertiary level as well as graduates of diverse disciplines, and other professions.

Market Head of ACCA Ghana, Doris Ahiati speaking to the media said, “these are exciting times in the history of Training and personal development where the power of technology is leveraged to  expand our reach towards greater inclusion. Employing technology makes it possible for  many more people seeking some guidance or advice in career development and job search, who for some constraints including travel time, would otherwise not be able to participate to join in this Virtual Career Fair ” .

“ACCA Ghana is happy to lead the way in providing this platform with cutting-edge technology for a career and job fair of this nature where people don’t have to physically be present but can access the event through mobile phones, tablets, PCs and other devices”, she added.

The event will also feature a Career Talk which will be hosted and moderated by the Assistant Controller and Accountant General who also doubles as the Director of Training, Dr. Edward Akuamoah Boateng (FCCA) – an astute finance professional with extensive experience in public sector financial management.

The online event will showcase prime employers including UHY Voscon Chartered Accountants, Databank Group, GLICO Group, Vodafone Ghana, Ernst & Young, CAL Bank, Barclays Bank, Access Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank (Ghana) Limited who will provide insights on career guidance and also offer job placement for prospective employees.

Participants   can also visit virtual booths for top Recruitment firms in Ghana such as Rectrain Ltd, Jobberman Ghana, Careers In Ghana Ltd and HIREghana [Human Intelligence Recruitment] Ltd.

Also featuring  are ACCA Tuition providers Harley Reed, Duke Williams, Purpose Discovery Foundation College, PSA Professional Institute, Benchmark Executive Business School amongst many others.

The event is in partnership with the British Council.

The Virtual Career Fair comes off on Friday 27 January 2017 at 12pm and ends at 3pm. Interested persons should follow the link below to register

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the global body for professional accountants. It offers business-relevant, first-choice qualifications to people of application, ability and ambition around the world who seek a rewarding career in accountancy, finance and management.

ACCA supports its 188,000 members and 480,000 students in 180 countries, helping them to develop successful careers in accounting and business, with the skills required by employers. ACCA works through a network of 100 offices and centres and more than 8,500 Approved Employers worldwide, who provide high standards of employee learning and development. Through its public interest remit, ACCA promotes appropriate regulation of accounting and conduct relevant research to ensure accountancy continues to grow in reputation and influence.

By: citifmonline.com/Ghana

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