Interviews Tips

Hi everyone! Do you know that your ability to succeed at an interview depends on how prepared you are for it? Here are some tips to help you smash the interview.

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  • Research the industry and company.Interview-Tips anthony

During an interview, you may be asked how you distinguish or observe the company's position in its industry, who the firm's competitors are, what its competitive advantages are, and how it should best go forward.

  • Explain and simplify your "selling points" and the reasons you want the job.

Prepare to go into every interview with three to five key selling points in mind, such as what makes you the best candidate for the position. Have an example of selling points prepared, "I have good communication skills", "I have a wide experience in digital marketing. For example, I convinced an entire group to ."). And be prepared to tell the interviewer why you want that job. Include what interests you about it, what rewards it offers that you find valuable, and what abilities it requires that you possess. If an interviewer doesn't think you're really, really interested in the job, he or she won't give you an offer, no matter how good you are!

  • Expect the interviewer's concerns and reservations.

There are always more candidates for positions than there are openings. Therefore interviewers look for ways to screen people out. Put yourself in their shoes and ask yourself why they might not want to hire you. Negatives like "I can't do this" "I am not that strong in that field" But you must also keep in mind that the interviewer shouldn't and wouldn't be overly concerned.

  • Prepare for common interview questions.

Every book on "how to interview" has a list of a hundred or more "common interview questions." You might also be wondering why there is so much content with loads of questions. So how do you prepare? Pick any list and critically think about which questions you're most likely to encounter, given your age and status, be it about to graduate, looking for a summer internship. Then prepare your answers so you won't have to make error(s) for them during the actual interview.

  • Line up your questions for the interviewer.

Come to the interview with some smart questions for the interviewer that demonstrate your knowledge of the company as well as your serious intention. Interviewers always ask if you have any questions, and no matter what, you should have one or two ready. If you say, "No, not really," he or she may conclude that you're not all that interested in the job or the company. A good overall question is, "If you could create your ideal or personal candidate for this position from the ground up, what would he or she be like?"

If you're having a series of interviews with the same company, you can use some of your prepared questions with each person you meet (for example, "What do you think is the best thing about working here?" and "What kind of person would you most like to see fill this position?") Then, try to think of one or two others during each interview itself.

  • Practice.

It is one thing to come prepared with a mental answer to a question like, "Why should we hire you?" It's another challenge entirely to say it out loud in a confident and convincing way. The first time might just sound unconvincing personally, but practice continually and you will only get better at it.

  • Be successful in the first five minutes.

Interviewers make up their minds about applicants in the first five minutes of the interview and then spend the rest of the interview searching to confirm that decision through questions. In the first five minutes, Come in with positive energy and interest, and express your appreciation for the interviewer's time. "I think the company is doing great work in marketing, and I'm really motivated by the prospect of being able to contribute."

  • Get on the same side as the interviewer.

Many interviewers view job interviews as argumentative. Applicants are going to try to squeeze an offer out of the interviewer, and the interviewer's job is to hold onto it. Your job is to get in on the same side as the interviewer. You could say something as simple as, "I'm happy to have the chance to learn more about your company and to let you learn more about me"

  • Sustain self-confidence and take responsibility for the interview.

An interview is like any other conversation, don't wait for the interviewer to ask you about your achievements, you should be bold enough to let the interviewer know your strengths.

  • Make your selling points clear.

If you communicate your selling points during a job interview and the interviewer doesn't get it, did you score? On this question, the answer is a clear No! Don't brag about your achievements in long stories. Instead, tell the interviewer what your selling point is first, then give the example.

  • Think positive.

No one likes a complainer, so don't go explaining negative experiences during an interview. Even if the interviewer asks you point blank, "What courses have you liked least?" don't answer the question. Or more specifically, don't answer it as it's been asked. Instead, say something like, "Well, actually I've found something about all of my classes that I've liked.

  • Close on a positive note.

If a salesman came to you and demonstrated his product, then thanked you for your time and walked out the door, what did he do wrong? He didn't ask you to buy it! If you get to the end of an interview and think you'd really like that job, ask for it! Tell the interviewer that you really really like the job and that you are even more excited to work after the interview. If two candidates are equally qualified for a job, the interviewer will think you're more likely to accept the offer, and thus may be more inclined to make an offer to you.

  • Bring an extra copy of your CV to every interview.

Have an extra copy of your CV with you when you go to every interview. If the interviewer has misplaced his or her copy, you'll save a lot of time. If you can just pull your extra copy out and hand it over.

  • Make the most of the "Tell me about yourself" question.

Many interviewers begin interviews with this question. So how should you respond? You can go into a story about where you were born, what your parents do, how many brothers and sisters you have etc. and concrete reasons why the company should hire you? The "Tell me about yourself" question is a golden opportunity. Don't miss out on it!

  • Speak the right body language.

Dress appropriately, make eye contact, give a firm handshake, have good posture, speak clearly, and smell good! You want the interviewer paying attention to your job qualifications.

  • Don't give up!

If you've had a bad interview for a job that you truly think would be a great fit for you (not just something you want badly), don't give up! Write a note, send an email, or call the interviewer to let him or her know that you think you did a poor job of communicating why you think this job would be a good match. But one thing's for sure, If you don't try, your chances are exactly zero.





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