The #1 Reason Why Job Interviews Are A Struggle

Why are job interviews such a struggle for many accountants and professional people. I think one of the reasons is that people don’t identify enough potential questions and then write out answers to those questions ahead of a job interview. And as a result, what happens is they really struggle on the day and get rejected. When I […]

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Why You Might Be Your Biggest Barrier To Landing Your Next Job

At any time looking for and landing your next job is tough. Add in the uncertainty around COVID-19 and it adds another challenge. Employers, just like all of us don’t know what’s around the corner. They will be cautious in their approach. I’ve seen examples of interviews being cancelled at short notice. It can be frustrating. Equally organisations are dealing with […]

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How To Handle Questions In A Job Interview About A Lack of Experience

It’s Duncan Brodie here from Goals and Achievements. In this video, I want to talk a little bit about how to handle questions in a job interview about a lack of experience. Now, the first thing I’d say to you is if you are going into an interview and there’s an area where you don’t have the […]

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Add This To Your CV To Stand Out

Hi it’s Duncan Brodie here from Goals and Achievements. In this short video, I want to talk about the number one thing that I see that’s missing from the vast majority of CVs that I look up from accountants and professional people. And that is a lack of achievements. Now many people spend a lot of time listing […]

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How To Answer Questions In Job Interviews

Hi, it’s Duncan Brodie here from Goals and Achievements. In this video, I want to talk about how to answer questions in job interviews. Because you see, one of the things I notice is that even amongst highly capable individuals whether accountants or other professionals, they can often struggle when it comes to answering questions in job […]

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10 Questions You Need To Be Ready For In An Accounting Job Interview

Job interviews are challenging. And so they should be in my view. It’s a big investment decision. The key to success in job interviews is being well prepared. Accounting job interviews are no different. So what are 10 questions you need to be ready for in an accounting job interview. #1 Tell me about your experience and why it’s relevant to […]

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10 Practical Actions To Get You Moving Forward In Your Career No Matter Where You Are Right Now

As an accountant or professional you have the potential to achieve success in your career. But maybe it’s just not happening for you. If this is the case it can be frustrating.  You might feel a bit disillusioned. Worst still you might feel like giving up and accepting that you were not cut out for career success. In this […]

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Job Interview Presentation | 3 Steps To Planning Your Job Interview Presentation

Hi it’s Duncan Brodie here from Goals and Achievements. In this video, I want to talk about the three steps in planning your job interview presentation. Now a job interview presentation, like any presentation, does require planning and it’s often a step that many skip over or don’t spend enough time on. So the first step in your […]

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Job Interviews | Handling Nerves When Doing A Job Interview Presentation

Hi it’s Duncan Brodie here from Goals and Achievements. In this video, I want to talk a little bit about handling nerves when you’re doing a job interview presentation. Now, I think we’d all agree that presentations, particularly when the stakes feel a little higher, are always a wee bit of a challenge. We’re always going to be […]

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Job Interviews | 4 Reasons Why Employers Use Job Interview Presentations

Hi, Duncan Brodie here from Goals and Achievements. In this video, I want to explore the four reasons why employers use job interview presentations as part of the selection process. The first reason is to see if you can take a whole host of information or potentially a big topic and organise your thoughts in a very […]

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