All posts by Mick Burns

Client Administration Trainee

To assist the Client Administration team in the completion of their deliverables as efficiently as possible while maintaining compliance with all internal policies and procedures.
Job description
Job role
As a Client Administration Trainee you will assist the team in the completion of their deliverables as efficiently as possible while maintaining compliance with all internal policies and procedures.

More details here

abrdn’s Traineeship 2021 – Edinburgh

Closing Date: 10th July 2021.
Job Description

Our Traineeship will give you 12 months of experience in our company that will help you to grow your knowledge of the world of work, gain work experience within a professional environment and improve your understanding of our industry.

Moving from school / college is a unique experience! It is one we understand, and support. Our Traineeship will see you learn as you earn, giving you access to qualifications, a structured training programme and a network of new colleagues.

You may not have any work or industry experience. You don’t need it for this programme! Our focus is on finding those with the right attitude and values who are willing to learn.

This programme is an excellent opportunity for school and college leavers to kick start their career in the industry.

Life is good when we can be ourselves. It’s the energy that makes us an outstanding team.

More details here

Practice Reasoning Tests

If you’ve ever wondered:

“Where can I find actionable advice on aptitude tests that gets results?”, you’ve in the right place.

PracticeReasoningTests is where future professionals turn for proven success strategies.

My effective advice on aptitude tests is why candidates for employers like PwC, KPMG & Deutsche Bank subscribe to my email newsletter and read my blog.

And my results-focused approach to improving your results is likely why a newly hired accountant at Deloitte recently said: “Ed is a really smart psychometric test coach who knows what he’s talking about because he lives it every day.”

The site can be accessed here

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Rosenshine Principles and Groupwork

Welcome
You’ll need a pen, paper, phone (non SDS please) and a smile!

Aims:
Barriers to Group work
Resources we can access
How do you make the changes?
How to use Rosenshine Principles in our work

Some resources:
Quiz Kahoot here
Quiz Blooket here
Live FeedbackPolleverywhere here
Example of a live S3 class using this
Inspirational feed at a parents event here and her Ted Talk is here
Live FeedbackMentimeter here
Live QR responsesPlickers here and a quick demo here
Classtools useful resources here and the name picker here
Presentation softwareVideoscribe here

From NBHS
Groupwork Planner
SDS-work-in-NBHS
Why group work here

Rosenshine
The Principles of Instruction Infographic

An Introduction to Rosenshine’s Principles here
Rosenshine Principles in Action with Tom Sherrington here I found this really useful and the first 30mins in particular.

What can we take from Rosenshine?
Some points from Rosenshine for our groupwork

Customer Fraud Apprenticeship

Join our apprenticeship programme, where you’ll be completing an externally accredited programme, Providing Financial Services Level 6, which will take you up to 18 months and will set you up with excellent career prospects.
You’ll be joining one of our Fraud Prevention teams, who’ll give you all the technical training you’ll need to be successful in your role
This is a great opportunity to take ownership of your career path and build a network across the bank
You’ll be part of our growing community of apprentices, benefitting from a supportive and collaborative working environment
You’ll join is in November 2021

Details here

Edinburgh University Students’ Association vacancies

Would you like to make a positive impact on student life at Edinburgh? Join us and help to offer outstanding services and build communities. We offer a year-round range of role types. From full-time permanent roles to part-time, more flexible roles which could fit around studies, for example.

Opportunities may arise from all areas of the organisation, with roles in our commercial operations, membership support teams and support functions like IT, Marketing and Finance.

Check out our current opportunities here