We like this collection of interview tips from our colleague, Stephanie Vozza, in the Journal of Accountancy. We have many friends and colleagues who are, in this trying job market, looking for new opportunities.
“Your answer to “tell me about yourself” gives an interviewer their first impression of your communication style, confidence level, understanding of the position, and personality, said Sue Arth, a San Diego-based career consultant who coaches people in accounting and other fields.”
“If you’re looking for a new job while you’re already employed, you can expect interviewers to ask why you’re leaving your current employer. While this question is fair to ask, it can be tricky to answer. Leaving your current employer implies that you’re unhappy in some way, but sharing those feelings may not be appropriate in an interview”