Here are a few tips on how you can Ace the Interview like a Pro:
Don’t be rude or overconfident like you have knowledge about everything. Let the opposite person read how much you are capable of. Though you have to be confident but stay calm, stay on your toes and act.
Get to know what the company does, achievement, mission, industry presence, competitors, company review through the Company website, Social Media and How can we forget ‘Google’.
Make a quick scan of the Job Profile, check if that’s the job you prefer. Understand what exactly the company wants from you. Make a list according to JD of your skills, knowledge and personal qualities that are required by the employer which shows you are capable of the JOB. It will also be useful while expecting your salary.
Always make sure you have mentioned all true information, you should memorize all the information mentioned in the CV. Details about your projects, achievements, work experiences, etc.; you should be able to answer any question related to your CV with confidence.
See to it you carry your CV, Certificates of Achievements (Photocopies of all) and any other essential documents. A briefcase or a decent handbag to carry all your Documents and essentials. Decide what you are going to wear, first impression is also about what you wear. Dress something you are comfortable yet professional & confident. Make sure to wear your smile as well, a happy & pleasant face is what every employer looks first.
Reaching 15 – 20 minutes before can help you stay calm, stress free and more focussed about answering the questions you have prepared for.
No Doubt the first question will be “tell me about yourself” and “your career goals”, but make sure you sound confident. Lookout to your body language and posture when answering the questions.
It means what you have written in your CV should have a sense of truth while explaining. If you have any educational gap explain the reason don’t freak out, and say what you did for time being. Be confident & honest about your Weakness.
Brace yourself, here you get a chance to know more about the company, Job profile to be, or about your salary, etc.; make the communication professionally friendly to build a good impression and relation.
A Thank You mail to the employer for giving you the opportunity. Here also you get the chance to explain how you are fit for the post, make sure to keep the message short.