Why You Should Not Be Scared Of A Job Interview

Published: 27th June 2008
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Job interview is considered as a very challenging task by most of the job seekers. There is big fear factor, because of which, candidate get nervous at the time of interview, and ultimately it results in bad outcome. Successfully clearing job interview needs good preparation and good presence of mind. Job interview is the key factor from which companies judge candidates and make sure that the company is running in talented and safe hands. From this interview, employer get in to your mind and draws out your past, present and future. Therefore, if you are going without any strategy or preparation, then you will mess up the interview and it will affect your impression and overall career.



When you are going for the job interview, remember one important thing that you are preparing for the job interview and the interviewer is also preparing for taking your interview. In addition, to this the interviewer will plan some points and will try to test you every moment of the interview. The interviewer will try to trick you with various types of questions and you must prepare yourself for such tricky questions. Prepare for your answers. Put your answers based on the facts and your qualification. Because, the entire outcome from the interview is dependent on how you answer the questions and how smartly you justify yourself.



Always be ready to be able to say why you are looking for this job, why you want to do this job in this particular organization. Questions like what are your accomplishments, what are your skills, according to your previous supervisors, what you expect from this particular job are asked in interview. You must answer the questions honestly and in descriptive manner. Point out some examples by which you can describe your answers. Have detail study of examples you are going to point out. Cracking job interview requires some skills like how you build the rapport with your interviewer, as there is general tendency that we like the one with whom we like to talk.



Always prepare your material, files and other things before you face the interviewer. Bring more than two copy of your updated resume or CV. Bring two to three references, which will contribute to your overall impression. Job interview are not mere conversations, but in interview you share, present, get to know several things, which are related to you, and the job you are looking for. So you must come with all the information, necessary data and work samples, which will be beneficial to you in justifying your answers.



Try to collect and remember the company relevant issues. Prepare some questions to ask about the company role and related topics. Search for the company's trade and research company policies. You can ask any doubts if you have any in your mind. Asking doubts is a good indication, which shows that you are really looking forward for this job.



To be dressed well is equally important. Making a first impression is half the battle won. Dress proficiently and at ease. Have a good combination of formals. Speak clearly and honestly. Be confident and alert. Have a positive mind set and show lot of energy and enthusiasm.





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