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We Are Looking To Hire You Not We

Navigating your way through the various stages of job interviews can be tough. You are under the spotlight. One of the problems I notice among accountants and professional people is a reluctance to talk themselves up (trust me I know what it’s like as an accountant myself). When it comes to job interviews they can fall into a […]

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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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Are You Paying Enough Attention To Body Language In Job Interviews?

I think we would all agree that job interviews are a unique form of meeting. Hopefully you will have done your preparation and feel ready for anything that comes up on the day. Chances are that preparation will include things like:Researching the organisation.Researching the sectorReviewing the job description and person specification.Identifying potential questions.Coming up with answers to […]

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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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What You Can and What You Can’t Influence In Job Interviews

Getting through the initial selection process and getting the invite to interview for the job is a significant achievement. Your CV, LinkedIn profile and other marketing activities has achieved the result you wanted.  Now it’s just a case of converting the invite into a job offer.  It shouldn’t be that difficult should it? Take a look at the […]

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Why Do You Want This Job?

There are many questions that you might be asked in a job interview. One of the most likely is why do you want this job? On the face of it this shouldn’t be a difficult question to answer.  In reality it’s one of those questions that accountants struggle to answer. Why is it a struggle […]

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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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