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20 Tips For Interview

Updated on August 11, 2015

20 Tips For Interview

From time to time, we are faced with the interview, whether for work interviews, assignments or awards. To face interviews, we have to perform at their best. While there is no definitive recipe, there are some good things to note.

First, I believe in the wisdom of the ancient dictum esse quam videri - more important than the content of the skin.

However, experience has taught us that in life, the inner and the outer equally important. Similarly, between reality and appearance, as well as the content and style. We not only need to 'contain', but also seemed to contain!

For this reason we have to be ready to showcase our achievements and present yourself as the best candidate for a job. However, we can not cheat because our records may be notified by the interviewer. History of personal achievement and our claims about things that we can do is just as important.

Second, before attending the interview, prepare a CV attractive and colorful images. Highlight items and the latest best advance in the early pages CV. Include a one-page summary of the most important in your life. These pages will be read by the interviewer!

Present also some appropriate name as a reference. Attach proof achievements and awards you have received. The interviewer will assess whether your hero or a leader in your career.

Third, prepare an opening statement highlighting the exciting and passionate you are about the position you are requesting. The opening statements will accentuate your ability.

Fourth, usually the chairman of the panel of interviewers will allow candidates to give closing statements. For this purpose, provided closing remarks highlighting the things you want the interviewer to know.

Fifth, find information about organizations that will be interviewing you, the position you're applying, rewards you want, and those who are likely to be interviewing you. Knowledge that can distract them will allow you to predict the direction of the discussion in the interview.

Sixth, make guesses and willing to answer questions that may be submitted. For example:

"Tell me about yourself. What work experience do you have? What are your strengths and weaknesses? What milestones have you achieved?

"How do you see yourself? How do you deal with pressure? How many books or articles you've written? Do you hold office in any professional bodies? Why did you apply for a job / promotion / scholarships / grants and so on? "

Seventh, the interviewer certainly wants to know donation that you can give to their organization. What can you do that can not be done by others? Whether appropriate action has been undertaken by the organization? At the corner where improvements can be made? How the organization can handle the competition and competitors? What future do you envision for the organization and yourself? What trends do you expect to show up? Does your idea organized and able to provide you with smooth? Results of systematic always attract the interviewer.

Eighth, prepare some questions in case the interviewer gives you a chance to ask questions. If it were not given the opportunity, to ask permission to submit a comment that you have carefully collated. Avoid salaries and other terms, unless you are asked to state your terms.

Ninth, trying to probe the interview format. Some interviews require you to make a presentation. If necessary, make sure your presentation is not too simple. Your presentation should contain new ideas that can distract the interviewer. Avoid overly technical presentation. Not all interviewers came from the same area of ‚Äč‚Äčexpertise with you.

Tenth, your appearance, for example, clothes, hair, and shoes, must conform. First impressions are usually affected. Avoid clothing that strange, rather moderate.

Eleventh, the interviewer who warmly at the beginning of the interview. Do not focus only on the interviewer. If you have a CV or publications that you want to show, to ask permission from the chairman of the panel of interviewers to distribute it to other interviewers.

Do not sit down until you are prompted to do so. If the chairman forget, politely ask, "Can I sit down?"

Twelfth, show a positive attitude and enthusiasm for whatever things were. Highlight commitment, enthusiasm, passion, and determination to achieve your goals. Compared abilities, your attitude will be determine your position. A positive attitude should be sown and harvested. It must be turned on from within because it will not turn on by itself.

Thirteenth, if you have prepared opening statement, specify before you answer the first question. A good start would produce a good ending as well.

Fourteenth, listen carefully to each and every question. Keep your eyes always look at the questioner. If the questions are not clear, ask politely that he repeated. Give your answer in full sentences and not falter. Do not hesitate when giving the answer. Communication skills are the most important weapons in the interview and also if you hold a leadership role in the future. Sometimes the way you say something is more important than the content you want to convey?

Fifteenth, be pro-active by inserting information that can highlight your achievements. However, do not overdo it. Be honest about the limits of your ability, describe how you will improve yourself and show determination that you will not let it stop you for a lack of progress.

Sixteenth, do not lose heart if presented with questions that are rude. Sometimes such questions presented to test your character. Hemingway said: "Courage is grace under pressure." People who are brave people who resolute in the face of pressure. Demonstrate the power of patience.

Seventeenth, use the same language used by the interviewer, unless the interviewer asks you to use a particular language.

Eighteenth, do not despise a former employer, organization or fellow workers.

Nineteenth, would like to thank the interviewer at the end of each session and end with a closing statement.

Finally, do not be discouraged if it fails. Do not despair. The more the difference between successful people and unsuccessful people is their determination and perseverance, not ability.

Continue to dream. Many began as a dream reality. However, do not install such fancy Mat Jenin. Steps should be taken. Remember Kipling: "If you can dream but not make dreams your master. If you can think but not make thoughts your aim "(Dream, but do not make dreams your master. Think, but do not let your thinking as a goal.)


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