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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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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 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 Be A Lot More Confident In Your Next Job Interview

Whenever I’m running a workshop helping people to land their next job, one of the questions I ask delegates at the start of the day is what they want from the workshop. One of the most common responses is that they want to be more confident in job interviews. I guess it’s not that surprising that many […]

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Why You Never Feel Completely Comfortable In Job Interviews

Job interviews are strange in many respects. As the candidate you are trying to showcase yourself and persuade the hiring manager that you are the right person for the job. The hiring manager wants to be sure that you are going to be able to do the job and fit into the team. Whenever I am running working […]

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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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