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Ask Yourself This Question Before You Apply For A Job

Looking for a new job can be tough at the best of times. In an employer market, where there is even more applicants, it becomes even more challenging. A mistake I see accountants and professionals make is falling into is adopting what I call the spray and hope strategy. In essence applying for everything that might appear remotely […]

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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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How To Discover What Sets You Apart From Other Accountants

Hi, it’s Duncan Brodie here from Goals and Achievements. In this video, I want to explore what makes you different from every other accountant out there. Now you know, this is the kind of question that you might get asked in a job interview probably as a way of separating out you from other candidates. And the trouble […]

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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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20 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Applying For An Accounting Job

As a qualified accountant or someone working towards an accounting qualification, your career is important to you. It’s never been easier to find roles.  It’s never been easier to apply for roles. Of course ease of finding roles and applying doesn’t necessarily increase your chances of getting the job. Given this reality, it’s vital that you ask yourself […]

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