There are some basic things of an interview that you should know before appearing it. This things will help you be stand out from the pool of candidates. Only your skills and experiences are not enough to be selected as the right people for your job. In this writing, you will know the basic prep for the interview.
1. Decent Dress:
Before you say a single word to the interviewer, you will make an impression to them by your dress and gesture. The first impression you make is the first judgment by the interviewers. So you should wear a decent formal dress that matches you.
2. Study the Organization:
Research the organization where you are going to face interview. Study their website and know their details, their product & services, their performance and contribution in the national and international market and the awards they received.
3. Prepare Your Supporting Documents:
Before starting your journey to the interview venue, check your papers, documents, and portfolio that supports your qualifications and skills. Make sure all documents are with you. Don’t forget to take a pen in your pocket.
4. Arrive on Time:
Punctuality is as much important as your skills and experiences you achieved throughout your career. Keep in mind that interviewer is waiting for meeting you and they are very much concern about the punctuality of the interviewee. You should arrive on time and wait for your turn.
5. Compare Yourself to the Job Requirements:
Your major task is to attentively read the job requirements before appearing the interview board. Analyze the job description and clearly organize your statement how your qualifications, skills, and experiences match the certain job. Analyzing the job description, you must assume what the employer may seek to you and prepare yourself accordingly.
6. Prepare Your Response:
Your interview will be based on your resume describing your skills and experiences. Make clear and specific answer about the prospective questions that interviewer may ask you seeing your resume.
7. Focus More on Values:
Your resume will make interviewer understand what qualifications and skills you have but it will not show your values and manners you uphold. During the interview session, demonstrate on those things which are not shown your resume.
You must make them discern that you are a warm and likeable person. Interact with them in a competent way. Smile reasonably. Don’t slouch your body while sitting next to the interviewers rather sit up straight yet comfortably. Establish proper eye contact with interviewers and answer succinctly of every question enunciating every word you speak.
Facial expressions show your inner feelings. So practise to manage your reaction and project a positive image.
8. Be Honest:
If you don’t know the answer of any question asked by the interviewer, don’t lie, beat about the bush or stretch the topic unnecessarily rather clearly state how much you know the topic and you don’t.
9. Use Intonation While Speaking:
Don’t speak in a monotonous way in the interview board rather speak loudly and clearly using perfect intonation indicating the degree of importance of your past experiences and skills. Intonation positively attracts interviewer and you will get them impressed and convinced throughout the session.
10. Be Ready for Any Embarrassing Question:
You may be asked the irrelevant and bizarre question or you may be treated weirdly. You must not be freaked out, keep calm and answer the question decently and intellectually as much as you know. Your tranquil mentality helps you stay stable and increase your intellect.