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I'm having an interview this week. I haven't interviewed for the past 5 years. With the exception of practicing general questions, background research of company, what other advice can y'all give me? Interviewing for a industry senior accountant role. Wish me luck :D

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My go-to questions that get fantastic reactions are: - fast forward 6 months. Whoever you hired is absolutely killing it. Theyre a total rockstar. What does that look like, and are there specific things about them you can tell me about? - i’ve got 40 hours of independent learning and courses for you to allocate before I start. Given the role & my background, how do you best allocate the time

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Gonna be listening to that while I go to sleep tonight :)

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They will be grateful to have someone with your experience. You’ve got this in the bag. Just ask how much cash they’re giving you.

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Ask them good questions, be ready for your strengths, weaknesses, why youre a good fit, why you’re leaving

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Tell me about yourself

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have good STAR stories ready to go

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When I was interviewing for industry roles, I mainly had questions asking me about my experience and to go in depth about my experience.

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Binge watch some interview preps on YouTube. They’re super helpful.

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I practiced by talking back to a YouTube video out loud. Nothing in the interview was more awkward than that so it really helped with nerves.

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