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Interview Questions for Accountant Comptencies
Interview Questions for Accountant Comptencies

By Giles Pearson on Sep 11, 2020

Competency Based Interviewing Checklist Before we run through the competency interview questions, let’s quickly review what competency based interviewing is and whether you need support in delivering this te...

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Write an accountant job ad that will attract top candidates

By Steve Evans on Aug 28, 2020

Writing a job ad or posting is just like writing any advertisement. If you take the analogy that the job is your product and the job seekers are your customers, you need to make a compelling case for why th...

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8 Steps To Follow When Making Job Offers To Accountants

By Steve Evans on Aug 07, 2020

Current global events have resulted in most employers of accountants and bookkeepers suddenly finding those ‘hard to fill’ roles have more qualified and suitable people applying to work with them than they ...

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Addressing the risks of unsupervised testing
Addressing the risks of unsupervised testing

By Giles Pearson on Jul 09, 2020

Addressing the Risks of Unsupervised Candidate Testing – Zoom to the Rescue!   At Accountests, we like to share emerging innovative practices with our clients and the wider community of people who like makin...

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Position descriptions and person specs for accountants

By Steve Evans on Jun 18, 2020

  When a position vacancy arises, it provides an opportunity for you to review the needs and resources of the business and align staff skill sets to initiatives and goals. As part of the review process, an ...

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Audit Senior / Audit Manager Technical Knowledge Test

By Giles Pearson on Jun 04, 2020

Have you ever tried to hire auditors?  After 5+ years of talking to accounting firms about the challenges of hiring experienced accountants, we often hear recruiting managers telling us “We wish you had some...

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Making the most of phone and video interviews

By Steve Evans on May 13, 2020

Making the Most of Phone & Video Interviews  With current times requiring all of us to manage and minimize travel and face-to-face meetings, interviewing candidates on the phone, or using popular video s...

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Referee questions for accounting positions

By Steve Evans on Apr 29, 2020

Referee Questions for Accountants  If you’re going to make reference checking a valuable exercise, you need to interview your referees as effectively as you interview your candidates, using a technique calle...

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Writing A Killer Accountant Job Advertisement

By Steve Evans on Feb 14, 2020

Writing a job ad is just like writing any advertisement. If you take theanalogy that the job is your product and the job seekers are your customers,you need to make a compelling case for why they should take time to applyfor your vacancy when so many employers are competing to get your candidatesattention.

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How To Become Renowned For Being Customer Centric

By Steve Evans on Nov 30, 2019

To become great business and win trust you not only need to provide great service, but you need to be customer-centric in everything you do.

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One Chance to make the Right Impression to a Candidate

By Steve Evans on Nov 23, 2019

In the world of accounting recruitment candidates can often be more choosy than employers!  You need to make the right impression....

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Take Your Pick: How to Break a Tie Between Two Top-Tier Candidates

By Steve Evans on Nov 22, 2019

It's a great problem to have, but how do you choose between 2 top candidates?

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