Focus On Finance
Welcome to Focus On Finance! A career in finance isn’t just about number crunching and equations, so icould.com have teamed up with Standard Life to show you the range of careers and opportunities within finance industry. Make sure you take a look at some of the featured articles below. Created by Standard Life, they are designed to give you practical ideas and information around preparing to get a job.
Learning Services Manager
After pursuing a degree in Marketing and Human Resources, Erin realised that she...
Senior Public Affairs Manager
Sandy M was initially encouraged by his parents to study Biology and although he...
Corporate Events Consultant
Marion joined Standard Life within their Customer Services Team. She left school...
Lindsay looks after the brand, both visually and written for Standard Life. She has...
Strategic Change Consultant
Kirsten initially worked in the tourism industry both in the UK and abroad initially...
Customer Services Representative and Semi-Pro Cyclist
Jenny works on the 'front line' at Standard Life helping customers get the right...
Employee benefits explained
You can get a lot more than just pay in return for your work. Find out about some of the other employment benefits you might receive.
Universal Credit explained
The Universal Credit is replacing some of the benefits that are currently available. Find out how and when it will affect you.
Job applications: planning for success
The way to get a job when times are tough isn't just about making as many applications as possible. The quality of the applications that you make is important as...
The interview dos and don’ts
Have a look at Standard Life's Dos and Don'ts to make sure you know exactly how to behave in the interview room.
Getting ready for an interview
Advice from Standard Life on what to think about before your interview.
Preparing for your interview
You may have all the qualifications, skills and experience that the interviewer is looking for, but you can still be turned down because other candidates know more...