Career Advice and Training

How to Write a Thank-You Note in 5 Steps

With the rise of social media, company review sites and the internet in general, the job search has evolved in many ways. But there are aspects of the process that remain steadfast. Case in point: applicant etiquette is still a thing. A post-interview thank-you note is a small, yet meaningful gesture that can leave a...
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3 Tips to Help You Land the Job Interview

The job search is a process — a series of steps that get you from finding that perfect career opportunity to actually signing an offer letter. And the first significant hurdle to pass: landing an interview. Job seekers often bypass this step, and instead choose to focus on preparing for the event before they've even...
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3 Uncomfortable Questions to Conquer in Your Next Job Interview

We've all had them. Those curveball questions in a job interview that give you pause and your confidence an unwanted jolt. Sure, you went into the meeting prepared — backed with a strong understanding of both the role and how your background makes you the best fit. But it's important to think outside those rehearsed...
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5 Ways a Recruiter Can Advance Your Job Search

It's time to jailbreak your job search. Cut the time, unanswered leads and barrage of resume send-outs with the addition of a key player who knows the process like their career depends on it. Because, well, it does. Enter: the recruiter. They can help simplify the job hunt process and get you noticed by the right...
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3 Repercussions of Ghosting That Job Interview

People can be flaky — this isn't anything new. But an emerging phenomenon that seems to be stumping employers? Ghosting. At work. In a market that has more job openings than job seekers, companies are facing unprecedented challenges. It seems the tables have turned. Rather than leaving hundreds of applicants in the...
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Tips To Make Your Resume Stand Out

Like most steps in the job search process, resume writing can seem like a chore. But an important chore, nonetheless. You've heard it before: a resume acts as a first impression, first date and deal-breaker rolled into one. An unorganized, bloated CV easily eliminates you from the competition before you've even had a...
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5 Tips to Ace Your Interview This Month

So you landed that big job interview. Next stop: securing your next, exciting career opportunity. Not so fast. Making a positive impact off paper is just as (if not more) challenging during the job search process, so it's important you're well-equipped for whatever the interviewer may throw at you. And lucky for...
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5 Reasons to Take Temporary Jobs

There's a stigma surrounding temporary jobs that tends to shade the employment status in a less than favorable light. But many financial professionals turn to temp work for their immediate placement opportunities — as well as the staffing and recruiting agencies that can help get them there. Staffing firms give job...
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The Ugly Truth About a Counteroffer

We get it. Breaking up is hard to do. And when it comes to a professional split, the same hesitance that may keep you in a safe, often unsatisfying job can be just as prevalent — especially when there's an incentive added to the mix. Our advice: don't give in. Century Group's team of Executive Recruiters regularly...
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When to Leave the Big 4

By David Liebman, Director, Executive Search Congratulations! You're wrapping up your second or third busy season. All of your audit hours are complete, CPA exams nearly finished and your license number will be in the mail soon. The calls from recruiters are so frequent they've morphed into a staccato background noise...
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