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Be prepared for hard work.
Be a team player.
Have a good sense of humour.
Learn from your mistakes.
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Gail Sterio, Corporate Accountant

Gail Sterio works as a Corporate Accountant in McDonald's. She holds a Marketing Degree from DIT and recently completed her accountancy exams with the ACCA. It was while she was working part-time in McDonald's during her studies that she went for the interview for a full time position in the accounts department and was successful.  McDonald's encouraged and supported her to take her ACCA exams.
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