Here we are discussing five important factors that will help you to get success in your interview.
To make your interview successful apart from your knowledge, many other factors matter. Here are five important things to keep in your mind when you are going for an interview.
Your Resume: In today’s competitive market we all need a good resume to succeed in an interview. Your resume is a best way to describe yourself. A good resume will provide personal information, qualifications, work experience, and educational background of an applicant. It should contain all the essential elements of an applicant and address all the needs of the employer. Please do not mention any fake work experience and qualification in your resume. Before going for interview you should read your resume, it will make you more confident while your interview.
Your Body Language: Don’t be nervous, be yourself. Always keep in your mind that interviewer is also human. Don’t try to lead interviewer, don’t interrupt him/her. Let the interviewer finish his/her statement, then you should start. Don’t talk too quickly, so that you will get more time to think. On the other hand do not talk too slowly. If you are unsure what to do with your hands during interview, rest them on the table or lap. Touching your face and hair, folding your arms during interview is very unprofessional. Make regular eye contact with interviewer to show that you are actively involved. If there are multiple interviewers, maintain eye contact with the interviewer who is speaking.
Your Research: You should learn about the company before going for an interview. Check out the company’s website and Search the internet for any recent press release. You know what they do and what will your job profile if you select. If possible you can research about the interviewer. If you enter into the interview room with this per-work, you will feel more confident. This research will lower your pressure and you can perform better.
Feel Fresh and Relax: Always feel fresh and relax during interview. Be confident and avoid nervousness. Take proper rest before going for an interview. Do not awake in night to prepare yourself. Eat good food and do not eat too much before interview. Always try to reach the required place before time. Better to arrive at least fifteen or twenty minutes early and speak to the receptionist about your presence. Take a deep breath before enter into the room and enter with a smile on your face.
Your Dress: Your dressing sense reflects your personality so that if you are going for an interview always wear formal dress. You should choose professional and comfortable dress. Make sure the clothes you wear to an interview actually fit you. Do not choose very vibrant color, Black is the best color. Never wear clothes with stains or holes. Do not wear very heavy jewelry. Always choose jewelry that will not detract from your professional appearance. Do not go in your funky hair cut for an interview, comb them properly. If you have long hair tie up properly. Always wear professional shoes instead of tennis shoes and floaters.