More than one in three accountancy roles now advertise the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) qualification as a requirement, and with 125,000 qualified members worldwide AAT is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for accounting and finance employees.
You may be wondering how an ancient Chinese military philosopher is relevant to modern business. Well, perhaps somewhat surprisingly, Sun Tzu, who authored The Art of War around 500 BC, still has a profound impact, not only on modern military leaders, but on today’s strategic business thinking.
Job competition is stiff all around – and that means your current skills and capabilities may no longer be enough to meet the growing demands of our evolving employment environment.
InterActive shortlisted for Online College of the Year and Study Resource of the Year at the PQ Magazine Awards, 2016
We are happy to announce that InterActive has been nominated in two categories this year for the 2016 PQ Magazine Awards.
Historically, the number of female business leaders at top income generating companies has more or less gone unnoticed, even more so at C level. However, the number of female CEOs at Fortune 500 companies has seen a steady rise since 1998, and as of 2016, there will be 21 women who now make up this list (down from 24 in 2014).
If you’ve ever applied for a job before, you’re probably aware of the need for references. But what should you do if you haven’t got any reliable contacts? Here we’ve outlined what to do if you find yourself in one of the following 6 situations.
In the world of business, fortune often favours the brave. However, the history of commerce is full of missed opportunities, lost fortunes, and, let’s face it, plain stupidity. So what are some of the most costly business blunders ever made? Here’s our rundown of the top five.
It’s that time of year again - when the dreaded question on everyone’s mind: ‘What’s your New Year’s resolution?’ propels you to make far-reaching goals for the next 12 months.
When Facebook first launched at Harvard University in 2004, over 1,200 students had signed up within 24 hours. Today, there are over 1.01 billion daily active users. Social media now permeates our lives in more ways than we could have ever imagined just a decade ago, and for some, being engaged online is a full-time affair.
Statistics published by the World Travel and Tourism Council indicate that 8% of jobs around the world are linked to travel and tourism , and that the sector has the highest growth potential of any global industry, with more than 840 million international tourists every year.