You have an interview tomorrow and you have already prepared for the questions still sometimes we may forgot something essential that can make a negative impression. So syllabus and general knowledge in not enough to crack a interview now a days. World has become modern and you have to prove yourself. You’ve practiced your answers to a multitude of common interview questions and have thought up some questions to ask the interviewer. Your interview suit is pressed and ready. But what do you bring to the interview?
Here are the essential 10 things to remember in a job interview.
#1. Resume :
A resume says much about you so it must be in a proper way. Linguists and psychologists have found that 93 percent of all communication is nonverbal. How you present this information says a lot about you.
#2. Show proper attitude :
Do shake hands firmly. Do wait until you are offered a chair before sitting. Sit upright and look alert and interested at all times. Do make good eye contact with your interviewer(s).Do show enthusiasm in the position and the company.
#3. Company information :
Mostly in every interview, you’ll be asked what you know about the company. Go through the site one day before and grab all the essentials which shows how aware of you about the achievements and goals of the particular company.
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#4. Body Language :
Your body language and facial expressions inform an employer how engaged you are in conversation and how interested you are in the opportunity.
#5. Listen carefully :
Listen carefully so that you can respond appropriately and know how to build on the conversation. Listen to all the details of questions so that you can give the proper answers.
#6. Ask questions :
Asking questions expresses to an employer that you are engaged in the conversation. Ask questions to probe for additional information. Instead of simply addressing what’s asked of you, respond and follow up with a question of your own and turn the interview into a conversation.
#7. Be confident :
More confident and comfortable you are the easier it will be for the employer to develop a strong rapport and relationship with you. Show your confidence in everything.
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#8. Stress your achievements :
Always make sure that your good points come across to the interviewer in a factual, sincere manner. Do stress your achievements. And don’t offer any negative information about yourself.
#9. Closing :
Do close the interview by telling the interviewer that you want the job and asking about the next step in the process. Some experts even say you should close the interview by asking for the job. Do try to get business cards from each person you interviewed with or at least the correct spelling of their first and last names.
#10. Follow up :
Immediately take down notes after the interview concludes so you don’t forget crucial details..you can also write thank you letters within 24 hours to each person who interviewed you. And do know all the rules of following up after the interview.