Almost every person gets stressed when they think about the INTERVIEW. Most of the candidates got mad by ratifying only the answers that are expected to be asked. But an interview is not only about answering their questions but behavior, attitude, and etiquette too. You should be confident enough to answer your questions boldly. It hardly matters in which school you went and your number of degrees.
Your interview should be completed successfully. Key to the success of an interview is you should adopt the right attitude.
You should be calm and confident rather than nervous.
Follow the tips given to be successful in your interview.
1. STUDY UP ON COMPANY AND INDUSTRY
You should have more knowledge of the company you are trying to get the job. You can start researching their latest trends. It can include industry blogs, their publications, or social media pages. You should make a statistics data to your memory so as to wow your hiring manager.
2. INVESTIGATE THE INTERVIEWERS
You can investigate more about the interviewers if you know their names, then you can search them online on various social media sites to know more about their professional backgrounds.
3. NAIL YOUR OPENER
One of the most common questions interviewers love to ask is “Tell me something about yourself” Don’t start speaking in a story manner as most of the students learn the answers to this question and just throw their words out to the interviewer. The answer should be in an interactive and innovative manner.
4. FIGURE OUT YOUR SELLING POINTS
It is the most important aspect of your interview. You should be able to tell your unique selling points. Impress them as like you will prove to be an asset for the company. The recruiter should have a positive impact on you. You should be able to provide examples to every question related to you. Examples of real life can help you to get hired.
“DO NOT ANSWER IN GENERALITIES”
5. MASTER THE CLOSER
You should end up the interview well. Generally, interviewer ends up asking “Is there anything you want to know or ask?” Regardless of how much satisfied you are, but you should ask certain questions related to company culture or the job.
You should make remember that company as well as you are interviewing each other. After asking the questions, you want to end up with a warm handshake and say something positive like “I really loved meeting you.”
6. GET YOUR HOLLYWOOD ON
There is no alternative of doing your interview (take help of any friend or sibling to help you) rather than practicing for it. Give them details about the company, your resume, job description and the cover letter.
Ask someone to make your video as well. Then you study and analyze your body language (gestures and postures) so to check you can answer confidentially.
7. FOCUS ON WHAT YOU’LL HAVE FOR DINNER
“When you get to the interview site and are waiting to be called into the interview room, work on a brainteaser,” Caroselli says. “It calms the nerves and takes your mind off the challenge ahead.”
Written By: Anisha Jindal