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Business Assurance Trainee, BDO Stoy Hayward

Vault brings you a day in the life of Jen Simmons, Business Assurance Trainee at BDO Stoy Hayward, Business Assurance division in London. Jen studied a BA Degree in Finance Accounting and Management and has been working at BDO Stoy Hayward for 7 months.

Chief Executive, Veterans Agency

Alan Burnham is chief executive of the Veterans Agency. The agency is part of the Ministry of Defence and employs about 1,000 people delivering a variety of benefits and services to veterans of the British Armed Forces. Over recent years the agency has won a number of national and regional awards for the quality of its customer care.

Corporate Social Responsibility Lead, Humana

Part six in a series by Humana employees on how CSR is interwoven into their daily work. These posts provide valuable insights into how Humana is contextualizing responsibility as a key business strategy and a core function of every employee's job. For jobseekers and career changers, these posts will provide not only insights into alternative career paths, but also tips on how you can pursue a career that aligns with your values as well as those of your employer's.

Process Manager, Environmental Sustainability

A typical day in the life of a manager of environmental sustainability with Humana.

Director of Global Recruiting, Abt Associates

Karen Amatangelo-Block recently changed jobs after working nearly a decade and a half in recruiting at large law firms.

Non-food Trading Manager, Tesco

Laura Smyrell is a non-food trading manager at Tesco.

Product Manager, L'Oreal

Below is a typical day in the life for Henry Leon, 24, a product manager at L'Oreal. Henry manages the production of Revitalift and Age Perfect creams.

Strategic Planning Entertainment Executive

Want to know what a media and entertainment business executive actually does? Vault brings you the inside scoop with this day in the life.

Strategy Team Member, BT

Andrew Hill, 24, is part of the strategy team in global services at BT

Philip J. Iglesias, Founder and President, Goldtone Productions

Philip J. Iglesias is founder and president of Goldtone Productions (,  an award-winning video production company based in New York with clients such as ESPN. Philip Iglesias has more than 20 years’ experience as a director of photography and creative consultant.