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How To Overcome That Fear When Presenting At Work

Presenting is one of those areas that some love, some do and some avoid. Whenever I’m running a workshop, one of the things that seems to come up over and over again is fear. Perhaps that’s not surprising. All the eyes are on you. You want to do a great job and get a lot of positive feedback. I’m often […]

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Go Into Every Job Interview With These Five Points At The Forefront Of Your Mind

You have made it through the shortlisting stage. The all important email or phone call comes inviting you to interview. Now the odds of you getting the job have shortened significantly. However, there’s still plenty to do to convert the job interview into a job offer. For that reason it’s important to keep the following at the forefront of […]

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Where You Need To Focus If You Want To Get To A Senior Level In Your Career

I work with accountants and professionals. One thing I know about this group is that many of them are ambitious. They work hard to get their qualifications. They work hard for their organisations. They hope that this will lead to promotions and reaching a senior level in their profession. There is a problem however. The further you move up the career […]

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Add This To Make Your CV 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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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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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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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 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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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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