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Published by on Friday, March 6, 2009 at 3:42:00 PM

How to Face Interviews?

The interview is an opportunity for both, the interviewer and the candidate to market them selves. The employer is selling the organization to you, and you are marketing your skills, knowledge, and personality to the employer. Remember that interviews are varied and so they cannot therefore be easily categorized. Following are some interview tips;

Be prepared

Preparation increases confidence. Practice with your friends or relatives. Remember that everyone who is interviewing is not necessarily a good interviewer.

You may prepare by reviewing magazine and newspaper articles. You may check out their web site, so that you have some basic information about the company. Read your resume before your interview. It will keep your answers fresh.

Location and punctuality

Find out the location of organization. Make sure you have a map or directions as well as information of the nearest railway station.

Arrive 5-10 minutes early. Arriving early will help you to face the interview in a composed manner and give you an opportunity to read some information on the company in the reception room.

Be professional

Professional look always helps for good impression. Be careful about your dressing. Be aware of the company culture and ensure you dress to impress. Decide what you are going to wear the night before to avoid making the wring choices.

Be polite

Don’t interrupt to the interviewer. Listen very carefully. Poor listening skills are responsible for the bad impression. If the interviewers are serious and soft-spoken, then you should be same as interviewer. Avoid loud laughter during the interviewer.

Answer to the point

Be specific while answering, listen carefully and take a second to structure your answer according to the priority, stay focused that shows an organized mind.

Be positive

Keep in mind that there is only one chance to make a first impression. Every company wants employees who are goal-oriented, career-driven, enthusiastic and motivated. End the interview on a positive note. The hiring official needs to know that you are interested, enthusiastic and excited about the position and the company.

Be practical

If you are experienced then the interviewer already knows your current salary and benefits package. When the topic of salary comes up state that you know they will make a fair offer.

If you are offered the position during the interviewing process and you want the job then accept it. If the offer is not acceptable for any reason, ask for time to consider the offer.

Remember to do the following:

Be sincere and direct.

Introduce yourself in a courteous manner

Gather information about the company

You have to prepare for questions and listen carefully to the interviewer.

Ask about the next step in the process.

Thank the interviewer.

Learn about the Human Resource Analyst Program and understand the different facets of human resources.

You never knows what the interviewer will ask you about, so be prepared to talk about anything you have included on your resume. You should be truthful about your experiences and skills.

Never do the following :

Showing depression or discouragement

Starting the topics like salary, benefits or working hours

Looking at your watch.

Looking too serious.

Follow up

Always write a thank you note immediately after the interview. Summarize your qualifications and how they meet the expectations of the position.
Published by IzajAhmed Shaikh.
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I am, Mr. IzajAhmed Shaikh, a Computer Professional and a Pro. Blogger, who belongs to Shahabad, Karnataka India. My basic Qualifications are B.Sc., and M.C.M. done from University of Pune., formerly known as, Poona University,. I like to write articles based on my personal experiences.