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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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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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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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If You Only Do This You Will Perform Better In Job Interviews

Job interviews are unique in some ways.  In a relatively short period of time the employer is trying to assess your suitability.  You are checking out the employer and your potential manager to see if you could work with them. It shouldn’t be that difficult, should it? Here’s the problem.  Neither the hiring manager nor […]

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Selling Yourself In Your Next Job Interview

You have made it through the shortlisting process and been invited to interview for a job you really want. Success is one step closer.  Equally there is still a lot to do to go from job interview to job offer. The employing organisation is likely to be interviewing around 5 candidates.  If there is one […]

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