Category Archives for How to Succeed In Job Interviews

Use Examples To Stand Out In Job Interviews

When I started out in my accounting career over 40 years ago, job interviews were different. Back then you were more than likely to be asked questions where you had to explain how you would handle a situation. These questions weren’t bad questions. The trouble with them was that they weren’t great at separating the candidates that had […]

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When You Should Not Be Disappointed If You Didn’t Get The Job

Looking for a new job or even your first start in your career is challenging. Sometimes you will be successful and at other times it will be rejection. If it’s the latter (rejection), it’s really easy to go into a negative frame of mind. To start believing that there’s something wrong with you because you aren’t getting a […]

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Do These 3 Things To Give Yourself The Edge In Job Interviews

Three things that will give you the edge in job interviews. Number one, do your research on the company and the sector. Number two, go through the job description and person specification forensically and identify potential questions. Number three, practice answering questions out loud, including doing a mock interview with someone who can help you to come up […]

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Two Top Tips For Being Successful In Online Job Interviews

Hi, it’s Duncan Brodie here from Goals and Achievements. I want to talk very briefly about remote job interviews and what you need to do to overcome the struggles with remote job interviews. The first thing I would say to you is, accept the way it is right now. Job interviews remotely are the future for the foreseeable […]

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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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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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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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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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