You get the email, the phone call or even a letter inviting you to attend a job interview. Clearly this is good news.
Fast forward a few weeks. You went for the job interview. You thought it had gone quite well. Unfortunately there was a candidate who was just a perfect fit (or at least that was the feedback you got).
Now you feel despondent and think you will never succeed in job interviews. Your confidence takes a dip which just makes you feel even more anxious every time you go along to an interview.
Of all the things I have noticed from working with clients, one of the most common things I notice is that the vast majority don’t spend anything like enough time preparing for job interviews.
Think about it. A decision to employ someone is a major investment.
If you are the recruiter, what you want are several things:
While some preparation is better than none, there is a big difference between effective and ineffective preparation.
So what is it that clients who get job offers do that results in more job offers?
So are you getting the job offers you want? If not why not get in touch and look at how we might work together to get you to the next step in your career.
Duncan Brodie helps accountants to achieve career success. Learn more here
Since 2006 I’ve worked with in excess of 7,000 accountants and professionals in workshops, seminars and one to one helping them land their next jobs and become better leaders, presenters and business partners. Before that I spent 25 years in accountancy climbing the career ladder from Payments Clerk to FD. I’m a CIMA Fellow, Certified Professional Coach and Team Coach Facilitator.