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Why You?

You apply for a job.  You get the interview.  So far so good. Of course by the time you get to the interview you are up against others. If the shortlisting has been done well maybe 4 or 5 others. One of the questions you might be asked is why you are the right person/ideal person/the obvious choice for […]

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The Value Of A Mock Interview Ahead Of The Real Thing

Job interviews are part and parcel of landing your next job. If your application has done its job and got you through the screening process, you are a big step closer to getting the job. Here’s the problem.  Many accountants and professionals struggle in job interviews. This might surprise you.  On the other hand think about it. Most of […]

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Determining What’s Really Critical To Success In A Role Before The Job Interview

Job interviews are becoming more and more challenging. There’s much more competition. Even getting to the job interview stage itself is challenging. Your application might not even get looked at by a human being initially if applicant tracking software is being used. If you have made it through the screening process and being invited to the job interview, your […]

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Finding Your Unique Selling Points

You see an accounting or other professional role advertised. You apply and are called for interview.  So far so good. Deep down you know the following:You have a lot to offer.The competition will be strong.You can all do the job to a technically competent level.Armed with this you know that you are going to have to stand […]

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Success In Remote Job Interviews – What You Can Learn From Television

If you are looking for a new job right now it’s highly likely that the job interview process will be done remotely. For many accountants and professionals this is very unfamiliar territory. So how might you have more confidence and success by learning from television? That’s one of many questions I asked Media coach and expert Alan Stevens. With […]

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Post Job Interview Feedback – Should You Offer It or Not?

You have just completed a round of job interviews for a role you are looking to fill.  In this situation there are going to candidates who get the good news that they have been successful.  The other 3 or 4 get the standard you have been unsuccessful message. This raises an interesting question.  Should you offer […]

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Answering The Job Interview Question About Your Strengths

In a job interview there are certain questions that you are almost guaranteed to be asked. A question about your strengths falls into that category. In many respects this should be a real gift of a question.  Yet over the last 25+ years I’ve noticed it’s a question many accountants and professionals struggle with. Why? There’s actually several reasons:They […]

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How To Really Do Well In Your Next Job Interview

Get Access To My Free How To Ace The Job Interview Mini Course Job interviews are challenging.  They are also a great opportunity for you. Sadly many accountants and professionals struggle in job interviews. It’s not that they are not capable.  Often they just don’t do what’s necessary to perform really well. Check out the video above and […]

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How to Handle Job Interview Questions About a Lack of Experience

You apply for a role that you believe you are a good but not a perfect fit.  You get the invitation to go along for an interview. So far so good.  The interview is going well.  You feel you have built up good rapport with the person who is interviewing you. Then it gets to the […]

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