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Talking About Your Career Aspirations In Job Interviews

Job interviews are strange in many respects. You as the candidate are trying to showcase yourself and demonstrate you are right for the role. The hiring manager is looking for assurance that you can do the job and will fit in. In the job interview you will be asked many questions. Chances are you will be asked about your […]

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Preliminary Job Interviews and Informal Chats

Hi, it’s Duncan Brodie here from Goals and Achievements. In this video, I want to talk very briefly about the informal chat or preliminary interview. You see over recent weeks, what I’ve noticed is that more and more of my clients are being invited to go along for an informal chat ahead of the formal interview. Now one […]

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Why You Should Arrange A Mock Job 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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Remote Job Interviews- What You Can Learn From Television

Being interviewed remotely for a job in accounting or your professional field is the new norm. For many this will be a whole new experience. There may well be a new level of pressure. Equally there are upsides too. In my latest expert interview I spoke with Media Coach Alan Sevens. Alan has 40 years plus experience in media. In our […]

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10 Tips for Remote Job Interviews

Job interviews are still the most common way of selecting staff. More often these are face to face.  However in light of the restrictions around travel at present, remote job interviews are likely to become more common. If that’s something you are familiar with doing it shouldn’t be a major issue. Chances are it will be a whole […]

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20 Questions Accountants Need To Be Ready for In a Job Interview

Accounting job interviews are demanding.  In many respects this shouldn’t come as a surprise. After all the decision to employ someone in an accounting role is a significant investment for the business. I’ve been interviewing accountants for roles for over 25 years. The standard is at best average.  Yes some are excellent in job interviews.  Many however struggle. The […]

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