Interview Preparation : Most important things to know before giving job interview
ByMindstood Staff May 27, 2019
Are you afraid of facing Interview? Are you searching on the Internet how to prepare well for your Interview? Don't be so tensed, if you know some easy trick you can easily handle the interviewers and there is no doubt that after going through the article you will definitely impress the board member and can get your dream job. Here you will get the best tips for cracking an interview successfully. In fact, by implementing these tips, you will achieve success without any hassle.
Keep your Eyes Open
“There are so many things you can learn about.
But you’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.” —Dr. Seuss
When you are going for an interview, keep your eyes open. Do research on that very company. Check the webpage or ask your friends and nearer one about that organization. Learn each single statistics of that organization, which will help you to understand the vision of that company. When you have gathered all the information, it will be easier to talk about longer than you have expected!
Use Your Own Knowledge
“Experience is not what happens to a man.
It is what a man does with what happens to him”. —Aldous Huxley
When you are asked any questions, do answer from your experience intermingling the subject knowledge that you have already studied. No any interview boards like a bookish answer, rather the board appreciate how an individual presents an answer with a unique way and style. Obviously, conveying your positive experience with the subject knowledge will win more than half chance of getting the job!
Keep Faith In You
“To be a great champion, you must believe you are the best. If you're not, pretend you are”. —Muhammad Ali
When you are answering interview questions, be confident and keep faith in you. If you are not fit for the post, the interview board will never call you! You have talents! You know what, most of the time what you are answering is not the fact. The fact is how you are responding. If you have faith in you, you will be confident. All interview board appreciates responses with confidence.
Never Agree for Everything
“Personally, I'm always ready to learn,
although I do not always like being taught.” —Winston Churchill
Most of the time interview board tries to find whether you try to flatter the board with their notions. When any point arises against your opinion or subject knowledge, politely and positively reveal your counter-argument. Be tactful dealing your counter-argument. Don’t ever try to show your responses like “Yes, Sir”. No, we are not indicating to be a veteran word fighter. Everyone likes when you are pointing out the missing notion they believe with logical, yet submissive manner.
Well Presentation With Positive Look
“Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadows”. —Helen Keller
Be present before the interview board with a sober and presentable look. Get ready your dress at least a day before. Select your suit depending on your look. Wear such a dress which shows your personality. We are not telling you to buy expensive dresses. Depending your body structure get ready your suit. The interview board feels positive interest when they encounter with a sober looking person. Besides the dress, pattern, try to sort out your limitations on how you interact with the people. Improve your interaction skill. Don’t be very stiff and start tapping or twisting your finger! Try to interact with eye to eye conversation.
Listen well before Speaking
“We have two ears and one mouth, so we should listen more than we say.”
― Zeno of Citium, as quoted by Diogenes Laërtius
During the interview, gently listen to what you are being asked. Don’t start showing your knowledge by interrupting the interviewer. A good listener is always a good speaker. When you will listen carefully, you can easily plot step by step what and how you are going to answer. The interview board surely appreciates an amiable listener.
Tricks Are Always Appreciated In The Magic Show
“Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier.”
— Colin Powell
Sometimes it occurs that we don’t know the answer to any question. Does it mean that we are a failure? If you don’t know any answer, just gently express your apology. It is never wiser to try to answer with a huge description resulting in zero outcomes. Tricks are only appreciated in the magic show! Never try to make your answer tricky and absurd. The person sitting in front of you certainly deserves the seat he/she is sitting on. Or if you are confident, do try to attempt nearby answer being an optimist.
Probable Interview Questions
Besides these above tips, prepare the probable questions before you are appearing the interview board. Let’s deal with some probable questions:
1. Why will we hire you?
2. What are your weakness and strength?
3. Where you will find yourself after five years if you are selected for this post?
4. Why do you want to work for this organization or company?
5. How about your knowledge of time management?
How To Answer Enthusiastically
These questions are very commonly asked in the interview. Prepare these answer yourselves. The answer should be unique and interesting. For example, if you are asked question no- 1, what will be you answer? Surely, you will not answer like a bookish person:
“I am dedicated, enthusiastic, hardworking, knowledgeable……..” In fact, this response, especially the way of response will never impress the interview board.
You can say the following:
“Well, I love to learn. I will learn working here. I appreciate my seniors, I will work here as per the instruction and guide of my seniors, in return, I will learn. I love to study. I studied my subject. Finally, it is the time I’ll apply my knowledge here in this company with my previous knowledge…………” Haven’t you like this way of response?
“You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.”
– Stephen King
We have given you the tools. Now it is up to you how you will manage. But we are confident that you will act positively and you will thank us with gratitude. Besides the above-discussed tips, don’t forget preparing the probable answer for the interview questions like your own without any bookish or robotic answer. Wish you all the best.