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The Mason Group Career Centre offers you valuable career management content, job searching, interview, resume, salary negotiation, and other news affecting the accounting, finance, and banking professions.

Take a look at the useful content we have available to you below, and make sure to visit our blog for more career and job searching content.

  • Resume template for accounting & finance professionals

    In life and business, a first impression is everything, and in the world of business, a first impression is often made on paper through your resume. Here’s your step-by-step template to an attention-commanding resume that will bring you one step closer to step 2: the interview.

    May 8, 2019
  • Writing a stellar resume: 8 proven strategies

    The first step in beginning your job search is to create a strong resume. A resume is often the first impression you will give a potential recruiter or employer, and therefore you must invest the time to make it stand out above the rest. In this article, you will find a few examples of the dos and don’ts that will help you build a stellar resume and maximize your chances at landing your dream job!

    July 19, 2018
  • ‘Why should we hire you?’ Tips & strategies to ace this interview question!

    “Why should we hire you?” is one of the most common interview questions employers, recruiters and hiring managers ask job seekers. Here are a few tips and strategies to ace your answer.

    June 6, 2018
  • 10 books to boost your career and leadership skills

    Are you compiling your summer holiday reading list and looking for some titles to add to your selection? Here are 10 great books about business, investment, technology, personal growth and leadership we hope you’ll find to be interesting, or useful, or both.

    June 15, 2017
  • 10 signs you should quit your job

    For some people, recognizing when it’s time to leave a job can be quite clear—but for others it’s not always that evident. According to our research, here are 10 signs that your job isn’t a good fit anymore—meaning it’s time for you to either see how you can improve the situation or start looking for new opportunities.

    February 8, 2017
  • Learn how to work with a recruiter

    One of the most important pieces of information to remember when meeting with a recruiter is to ALWAYS act professionally, as you never want to receive negative comments that could hurt you in the long run. While many know how not to act when meeting with a recruiter, here is an additional list of recommendations to help make you the ideal candidate.

    November 23, 2015
  • Sample interview questions

    Interview preparation entails more than research of the company in question and consideration of appropriate questions for the potential employer. Preparing for an interview is often just as important as participating in it. Comprised below is a list of potential interview questions to ensure that during your interview, there are no surprises!

    February 18, 2014