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Research firm Accountemps recently asked more than 1,000 CFOs what their favorite interview questions were. 42% of CFOs preferred questions that related to the applicant’s personal attributes. 34% said that they preferred questions about a candidate’s qualifications and 24% were partial to job or company-specific questions.
While standard interview questions such as “Where do you see yourself in five years?” and “What are your strengths and weaknesses?” were cited at a high rate, CFOs also had more interesting choices for their “‘go-to” questions.[…] Continue Reading »
As a college junior, I set my sights on participating in my university’s study/intern-in-Washington program. Word on campus was that the program was quite selective, particularly for students like me who were applying from outside of the school of public policy, so I took great pains to prepare and put on my most professional 20-year-old face.
Not long after sitting down in front of the three-member interview panel, one of the the panelists seriously tested my composure and professionalism.[…] Continue Reading »