Interview Tips,Golden Rules to Crack Interview
1. First Golden Rule ::
- Speak 1) Loudly 2) Clearly 3) Slowly
Second Golden Rule ::Show enthusiasm and excitement about the position! Research shows that interviewers often make decisions based on who they “feel” will do the best job. Decisions are not always based on qualifications or past performance. Use good eye contact, ask for the position and let the interviewer know you will work hard if the position is given.
Hiring decisions are not always based on someone’s qualifications or education. Most decisions are made on a “gut” level instinct. These decisions are opinions based on your ability to communicate your past accomplishments. They are also based on the interviewer’s perception of
what they feel you will be able to accomplish in the future if given the opportunity with their company. Many times an interviewer makes a decision about your abilities based on the first 5-10 minutes of the interview.
2. Research the EmployerLearn as much as possible about the position, the company, and the interviewers themselves. The more detailed information you have about the company and the position, the better prepared and more comfortable you will appear to the employer. Talk to former employees or people close to the company to get additional information. The internet and library are excellent resources for information.
3. Prepare QuestionsNo matter how thorough the employer is in the interview, you should be prepared to ask questions. You are interviewing the employer as much as they are interviewing you. You will want to find out as much in-depth information as possible, especially if they are going to be your future employer.
4. Emphasize Areas of Your BackgroundThink of specific examples that demonstrate your positives. Be prepared to talk about specific events that might demonstrate your personality traits. Be comfortable talking about your past and present experiences. Practice with another person prior to the interview. This is your time to
showcase your talents. Try not to be too long winded. Remember, short and precise answers are appreciated.
5. Interview Tips
- Go alone.
- Arrive 10-15 minutes early.
- Have a good handshake.
- Maintain eye contact with the speaker.
- Dress neatly.
- Do not waste the employer’s time.
- Do not plead for the job you want.
- Do not interrupt.
- Listen well.
- Do not bring up salary issue.
- Leave when the interview is over.
- Thank interviewer for their time.
- Send follow-up letter
6. Things to Avoid During Interview
- Try to avoid giving out too much personal information (i.e., financial problems, maritalstatus, children, etc.)
- Avoid questions about salary and benefits until the job is offered.
- Don’t talk too much. Bring a few pointed, well thought out questions regarding the position (i.e., duties, responsibilities, territory size, commission structure, potential for advancement.)
- Don’t be late. If at all possible, be early at least 5-10 minutes prior to the interview.
- Don’t brag. It is fine to bring a “brag book” with you to the interview that lists your accomplishments. However, try not to rely on it. Use it as a guide to show the interviewer what you can do for their company.
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