Career Talk by Paramount Corporation Berhad

First and foremost, was a short introduction by Mr Chan Tze Kang. Mr Chan then made way for the speaker from Paramount Corporation Berhad, Miss Sook Leng who happens to be an ACCA graduate herself.

Miss Sook Leng began by introducing herself and shared a little on what initially made her choose ACCA as her higher education. She then explained further on what career means to her and said that career isn't just a 'job you're doing' but it's also your life and your learning experience as well.

" It is not how much you know, it's how well you know, that matters" she said.

She also shared a couple of interesting facts that may be of interest to you. Here's a rough summary:-

Why is choosing your company important?
  • learning opportunities
  • experience
  • employee benefits
  • career growth
What is 'hot' in the market for us accountants?
  • Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
  • Property construction
  • Shared services
  • Risk & Compliance
  • Islamic products
What you may want to ponder about before joining a company......
  • business knowledge?
  • what you want to learn from the company?
  • be open to ideas?
  • collaborations?

Interviews with Paramount
(What they're looking for? What makes you stand out from the rest of the applicants?)
  • behavioural based
  • personal attitude and amplitude
  • innovative thinking
This was followed by a brief Q&A session.

The event then ended with Miss Sook Leng sharing her "life story" on how she gained experience from various jobs in various industries and how she finally landed a job in Human Resource in Paramount Corporation Berhad.

For more information on work opportunities across the Paramount Group, visit the link below:


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