How to Answer “What’s Your Greatest Accomplishment” as a New Accounting or Finance Graduate Today I wanted to give you some advice on how to answer that dreaded question, “What’s your greatest accomplishment,” specifically geared if you are a new accounting or finance graduate.   Why Your Greatest Accomplishment Matters Your greatest accomplishment should be something that personally to you is something that is an accomplishment and something […]

Interview Questions: How to answer the dreaded “Tell me about yourself!”

The dreaded interview question, “Tell me about yourself,” can make even the most confident job seekers break into a nervous sweat. Today, we’re here to help you conquer this question and make a stellar first impression. Be Professional: When answering this question, it’s crucial to maintain a professional tone. The interviewer isn’t interested in your […]

Interview Tips: Tired of being nervous in interviews? Try these 3 tips!

Do you get really nervous before an interview? You are not alone. Chances are you have a lot to offer, you may just not be good at selling yourself. Which makes sense, you chose a career in accounting, not marketing or sales. 3 Tips Here are 3 quick tips for you as you prepare for […]

Ask Bernadette: How to answer the interview questions everyone asks!

Job Seeker Question: How do you answer the questions, “Why should we hire you?” and “Why do you want to work here?” These are both great questions and I’m sure they are asked in 90% of interviews today “Why should we hire you?” This answer will depend on the position you are interviewing for. If […]

How Can you Make an Interview More Conversational?

How Can you Make an Interview More Conversational? Job Seeker Question: “How can you make to make an interview more conversational in nature?” My answer is you might not always be able to. You need to let the Hiring Manager lead the interview. If they are having a conversation with you. Great. This is the […]

Ask Bernadette: What Job Boards do you Recommend for Job Searches?

Job Seeker Question: “I have tried some of the big ones and I get more spam and job offers not remotely related to what I do. What ones do recruiters like yourself use?” We still like the larger job boards: Indeed, Zip Recruiter, Glassdoor and Linkedin. There are two ways to use a job board: […]