Tips for Attending an Interview
Preparing well for an interview before attending is very crucial element to succeed in interview and grab your favorite job. During interview people who conduct interview like HR will have their main objective to ask questions for those who attend interview is to check the confidence of candidate how well they can communicate with others, how their voice and pronunciation which creates an impression to HR.
So it is very important to present yourself for attending any interview.
A candidate must be professional even if they are asked for an informal chat with an interviewer. It is important that a candidate have the right skills and experience for the job attending for an interview but it is also important that the candidate must be able to convey the skills and experience they have on the day.
There are different ways that a candidate attending for an interview has to check whether he had updated his documents, dressing up for an interview and how to behave in an interview. While attending for an interview the candidate must focus on how to handle interview questions and should prepare to answer such different kinds of questions.
A skillful interviewer may ask more so that he gets to listen to and evaluate what you say by asking some of the questions like:
Why do you think that?
Can you explain further?
Could you explain why you think that?
Some interviewers ask questions demanding only Yes/No answers. To find out whether or not you fit the job well. If a candidate can handle the interviewer’s questions well it gives good impression. So before you attend an interview it is important to think about all possible questions.
Interviewers may ask about candidate’s strengths which should be answered very carefully so that you can capitalise and be confident while answering about your strengths. Take time while stating about your strengths by using some phrases like
I think, I’m good at…
I feel, I have good experience in…
I believe, I am able to…
Before you directly answer the question.
Think before instead of giving straight away answers when it is difficult. Sometimes it might be difficult to think of an answer so you give few moments for yourself to think but instead of sitting idle in front of the interviewer in silence. Organize your thoughts by saying short phrases to give yourself a little more time to you can begin with:
That’s a good question!
Let me see …
But never lose your confidence and spirit though you cannot answer a question or you feel you have done it badly when it is a tough question for any candidate. So regain your concentration and focus on the next question.
A candidate attending for an interview should think about how to deal when an interviewer asks about your weakness because it adds to your profile and employers want to hire people who are self-aware and who can help themselves. And you may begin by mentioning strength and that might reduce some of the negative impact created by the weakness.
An interviewer might ask a candidate why he wants to join the company. So be sure to do your homework to find out about the people you hope to work for so that you can easily use the information to your advantage during the interview.