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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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First Stage Formal Job Interviews

Hi it’s Duncan Brodie here from Goals and Achievements. In this week’s video, I want to talk about the importance of you being really well prepared for the first formal interview.  You see the first formal interview is when it really starts to get serious. The chances are there will be five or six individuals who have […]

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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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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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