Posts tagged: "Training"
Posted on March 18, 2016 by Stephanie Krogmann
NAO, PAC, VfM, HR, FYI, ACA… These are just a few of the acronyms you seem to be bombarded with when you first start working at the NAO. During my first few weeks at the office I often wondered if my team was actually speaking English or some secret language I had never heard about when they were using a lot of acronyms and abbreviations and felt completely lost at times. One of the first things I realised was that I had to get to grips with this language or I would not be able to follow what colleagues or clients say in meetings or interviews. more… NAO language… or ‘how to say a lot of things in a very short way’
Posted on March 27, 2015 by Elliot Dallen
Last week saw many of us come together again for Learnfest, a full week of lectures and activities to help us improve our knowledge in a range of areas. The timing of the week between interim and final audit is when many staff are in the office and outside of the busy periods, in order to maximise numbers able to attend. more… Learnfest ’15: A feast of learning and development opportunities
Posted on August 22, 2014 by Guest blogger
8 weeks of our annual summer internships are coming to an end very soon, so the NAO graduate blog has asked Jannan Gunaratnam to sum up his experiences. Many thanks to Jannan and all the other interns from EmployAbility and Windsor Fellowship for their support over the summer!
I applied to the NAO because of their strong reputation and influence they have on public spending. I was hoping the internship would give me an insight as to whether this role would be for me and something I would like to do a few years down the line. A few weeks into it, and having gone through different training sessions and spending time with my audit team, I can now tell you that it has. more… Summer through the eyes of an intern – part 2
Posted on August 8, 2014 by Guest blogger
What’s it like to work at the NAO from the perspective of an intern? The graduate blog has asked Henry Firmin, one of the NAO’s 2014 summer interns, to share his thoughts and impressions after spending the first couple of weeks with us.
The last place I had worked before the NAO was for a marketing company in the Algarve, Portugal, where the weather was amazing and the mood was laid back. I honestly didn’t know whether I could adapt to the office life in London. more… Summer through the eyes of an intern – part 1
Posted on July 25, 2014 by Lis Radbon
The NAO’s annual report was published recently. I’ve picked some snippets that stood out for me – hoping this will whet your appetite for more. more… The NAO’s annual report – essential reading? You decide!