About AS Careers

Independent professional private all age career guidance

AS Careers is an all age careers advice and guidance service. The company has been running since 2006. It is based in Norwich in Norfolk but offers services UK wide. Founded by Ann Starkie, AS Careers provide professional, independent careers advice, guidance and consultancy services.

What makes AS Careers Different?

AS Careers is a small, independent company and therefore able to provide a careers service that is tailored to your needs. You also get Ann in person and this ensure you get the best quality and expertise for your guidance needs.

We make time to find out your needs, either as an individual or organisation, giving you the opportunity to choose from a variety of options with no commitment to long term or expensive services you don’t need. AS Careers bridges the gap between services offered by government agencies and those offered by management companies, which are often expensive and not suitable for many individuals seeking careers advice or help.

AS Careers works with lots of other organisations in the area and Ann works as a consultant for other organisations to provide expert advice. This means that we are constantly keeping up to date with changes in legislation and requirements of employers.

Ann Starkie’s Experience & Qualifications

Ann is a qualified Careers Adviser with over 17 years’ experience in Connexions, Further Education, Higher Education, Adult Guidance.

She has also worked extensively with several local and national employers. This covers a wide range of situations including specialist redundancy counselling, recruitment consultancy, young people’s careers advice within schools and in further education colleges and university settings. She has also been part of training programmes and is a specialist in providing both ability and personality psychometric testing. Ann holds a 2:1 degree from Nottingham University and a postgraduate diploma in Career Guidance.

She is a registered practitioner with the CDI and hold certificates of competency in both Ability and Personality Testing as recognised by the British Psychological Society.

In 2010 Ann Starkie won the prestigious National Careers Award for her pioneering World of Work Project. Ann is also a published author and member of the Association of Coaching. She is also an associate of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. She is fully DBS checked for work with vulnerable persons and young people to enhance level. She has also undergone safeguarding training, fully insured, and registered with the Association for Data Protection.

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