Category Archives for How to Succeed In Job Interviews

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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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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How To Talk About Your Career Achievements Authentically In Job Interviews

If you are an accountant or professional, chances are you are highly committed. You do great work because that’s what’s expected. You don’t think that what you are doing is anything out of the ordinary. You are just doing your job after all, right? Here’s the problem A job interview is competitive. There’s one job and several candidates. And a sad but […]

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Competency Based Job Interviews Are Much Easier If You Approach The Right Way

You are looking at a role. The background information tells you that they will be doing competency based job interviews. Your initial thought might be panic.  Yet it doesn’t need to be like that at all. Now your first question might be what exactly is a competency based job interview? In simple terms it’s an approach to interviewing that […]

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How Can You Show You Really Are Perfect For The Job

You apply for a role. An email or phone call tells you that you are invited to interview for the role. Great news.  Now it’s just a case of showing up, doing a great interview and the job is yours. I really wish it was that simple. In reality it never is. One thing that’s going to be through the […]

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