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Tips before appearing for interview


Posted Date: 09-Jun-2010  Last Updated:   Category: General    
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This resource contains tips for interview. Read to know what is an interview and how to appear and walk and talk in an interview room.



Most of the companies organize interviews to select suitable candidate as their staff. Even many of the colleges also have interviews for the selection of students in their academic programmes. Thus it becomes very necessary to be fully equipped with skills required to crack interview.

What is an interview



Interview is a direct face to face conversation between the employee and the employer. It aims at interaction between the two resulting in evaluation of personality of the candidate. Salary negotiations and explanation of job profile are also performed in an interview. In an interview there may be one interviewer or more . These days some companies also organize telephonic interview which are organized on telephones and aim at evaluating the speaking abilities of the candidates. Another type of interview is exit interview which is conducted when an employee leaves a company. In this interview the interviewer asks the employee for the reasons for his leaving the organization.

Tips for interview



Internet is flooded with questions like
How can I succeed in an interview? Give me tips for cracking an interview? If you are also one of those searching the answers to such questions then you have landed at the right place. Now let us come to the point. In order to succeed in an interview you have to simply follow some simple tips.

1. Enter the room with full confidence and straight posture after asking permission from outside politely. After entering the room greet them politely, if they offer handshake then give a firm handshake and sit when you are asked to do so.

2. Secondly you should have full command on your CV. If the interviewer asked you something from your CV and you hesitated in giving its answer than it will give a negative impression. You should have full knowledge regarding your strength and weakness. You should be clear with your career objective . You should be fully prepared to answer questions related to your family members, your hobbies, your previous companies and other details mentioned in your CV.

3. A good curriculum vitae and a folder with well arranged documents would also increase your chances of selection.

4. Wear formal clothes and well polished black shoes to give a positive impression.

5. Prepare a list of common interview questions with sample answers and rehearse them one day in advance.

6. Most important is to remain calm and confident during the whole interview. Maintain eye contact with the interviewer and reply to his questions in a firm voice.
Hope these tips will help you succeed in your interview.
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