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Quick Advice Sheet for Accountancy Public Practice Job Interviews – 20 second guide

20 Second Guide to Attending a Successful Accountancy Job Interview.

  1. Shake interviewers hands at the start and end.
  2. Dress smartly.
  3. Take a copy of your CV with you.
  4. Turn up 10 minutes early.
  5. Be prepared for a technical test or questions – seem fairly common.
  6. Maintain eye contact with the interviewers during interview – don’t look down at the floor.
  7. Speak clearly and loudly so they can hear you – don’t mumble.
  8. Smile a lot and try to demonstrate that you have a sense of humour.
  9. Ask them at least 2-3 questions – eg annual leave, study support, future plans, future prospects etc..
  10. Thank them for their time at the end.

Good luck!