Category Archives for "Career"

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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10 Realities of Job Interviews That You Need To Know

The goal of the job interview is pretty straightforward.  To find the best person from those that have been invited to interview. While the goal of the job interview is pretty straightforward, there are certain realities that you need to be aware of as the candidate. So what are 10 realities of job interviews that you need […]

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10 Ways To Make A Bigger Contribution At Work

As an accountant or professional you are smart, talented and have a lot of potential. Maybe your career is going well right now.  Maybe you are doing okay.  Or maybe you are struggling. You know that there will highs and lows in your career.  It’s just the way it is. On the other hand there are always opportunities […]

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20 Career Myths That Accountants and Professionals Need To Avoid

You know that as an accountant or professional, you have the potential to build a successful career. Perhaps you are making good progress in your career.  Alternatively you might be finding it a challenge right now. Wherever you are in your professional career right now, there are some myths that you need to avoid if you are […]

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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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20 Questions To Ask Yourself Before A Job Interview

Your marketing has done its job.  You have got an interview for the job. All you need to do is show up, perform well and the job offer will  follow. If only it was that easy. Most organisations will typically invite 5 or 6 to interview for the role. So you have an 80-85% of rejection and a 15-20% […]

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20 Questions To Ask Yourself When Creating Your CV

As an accountant or professional you understand that your CV is a key part of your marketing materials. A good CV will increase your chances of getting invited to interview.  If you reach the interview stage the odds of you landing the job increase significantly. Here’s the problem.  Despite there being plenty of advice out there on […]

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