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Body of Work

Jahmile Addae

Imagine you have built a solid career for yourself in, say, the accounting field. You have been working at a very good firm for five years, and have produced an excellent body of work. Your returns are done on time, you have saved your clients money with savvy advice, and your audits have gone well.

Now, one of the top accounting firms in the country is interviewing you. You have all of your accolades lined up, your resume sparkles, and your work history is exemplary. Then, when you go in for the interview, you find that none of that matters. All your prospective employer wants to see is how quickly you can input numbers into a spreadsheet. Would you feel as if everything you accomplished... Recommended Stories