Millions of recent graduates plan to attend or give job interviews every year in an effort to land their dream employment, yet the majority of them lack the skills necessary to succeed while also being uncomfortable among those with more experience. You are in the proper place if you are also from one of them. We are providing useful advice that will enable you to ace your first job interview and get the job.
Tips to prepare for a Job Interview:
1) Job Description (JD):
A Job Description (JD) is a written narrative which describes role and responsibilities, duties, general task of a position. Go through the job description thoroughly and find the following Information:
1. Designation and Department
3. Skill-set required
4. Experience required (If any)
5. Job location
6. Shift timings (Day/Night)
7. Bond/ Contract (If any)
8. Salary etc.
2) Know the Company:
Before appearing for an interview conduct thorough research on the company. The Interviewer may ask you questions about their company to check your knowledge and interest in the company. Research the following points before appearing at an interview.
1. Name of the Company
2. Website of the Company
3. Company profile
4. Company turnover
5. Year of Establishment
6. Domestic Company or International Company
7. Product or Services
8. Big Clients
9. Management Team
10. Latest news about the company (Funding/ Acquisition)
11. Any Award etc.
3) Dress Appropriately:
It’s critical to present yourself professionally because your appearance influences the interviewer’s first impression of you. At the time of the interview, dress formally. Jewelry and makeup should be worn sparingly.
4) Be Confident:
One of the key components to impressing someone is confidence. When the interviewer calls, step forward, ask permission to enter, smile and make eye contact with the interviewer, and avoid looking all over the place because the interviewer will not appreciate this. Be polite and assured in your responses to their inquiries.
A resume needs to be well-written and truthful information should not be included. There are fewer selection opportunities if you perform poorly, but if you are discovered lying in an interview, there is no possibility for you. If the interviewer has any doubts about the information you provided on your resume, they can easily catch you. Consequently, it is best to be truthful while providing information about yourself.
6) Be ready with the Questions:
In the final stage of the interview, the interviewer may ask you that “Do you have any questions?” Be ready with 2-3 questions like:
1. I would appreciate it if you let me know day-to-day responsibilities.
2. I love to know about the culture of the Company etc.
Tip: Don’t straight ask about Salary and benefits.
Preparing for an interview is a huge task. Every time you have to brush up on your basics and strengthen your technical skills. With the help of the tips mentioned in this article, you can easily get your dream job.
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