You apply for an accounting job that you know you could do really well.
You get invited to the job interview.
It’s all going really well.
Then you get asked what makes you different from every other accountant?
For the well prepared candidate this shouldn’t be a difficult question to answer.
On the other hand it's easy to
- 2Blurt something out
- 3Say something that’s really generic.
To avoid this the key is to spend some time really thinking about what sets you apart from every other accountant.
A structure that might be helpful is to look at this from a number of different angles.
So let me explain.
Take some time to stop, reflect and answer the question what makes you different from every other accountant.