Post by: Vidhi Shah | Blogger at Brainheaters
Got a resume in hand and a head full of dreams? Now getting an aspired job seems so near!! But, is only having a resume enough? Having an impressive resume can definitely get you job interviews and to a really great extent aid you in acquiring a job. But that remnant part that makes it a full 100% is the manner in which you present yourself for the interview.
First impression is not the last impression, but then, there is no second chance to a make a first impression!! The opinion of the interviewer regarding you plays a major role in determining whether you go further or you're out of the contention. So, here's helping you out! Listed below are some tips that might just get you your dream job!
This is a very crucial part in the preparations of an interview. Knowing about the company and the position you are applying for beforehand marks you in the eyes of the interviewer. It shows your interest in the job and the firm and shows how earnest you are about the job. The research does not have to be really extensive. Majorly covering the important aspects and the most recent developments is more than enough. As you review the job post, consider what the company is seeking for in a candidate. This can go a long way in making a convincing impression.
2.Study your Resume
This is one step you absolutely wouldn't want to skip! Your resume is the first and probably the only thing the interviewer has to go by in order to get to know you. Talking about the listed qualifications and skills seems like a fair game and the interviewer may pick out some points and ask out to elaborate. It is your primal responsibility to provide an answer to all those questions really satisfactorily in to ensure the interviewer that you are well acquainted with all the things mentioned and they are not presented just to fill up your resume.
What you wear might not be the most important thing but it is of significance as it shows the employer how you can represent the post and the company. It is advisable to dress up according to the post you are applying for. After you choose your outfit, make sure it is cleaned and pressed and you have the appropriate accessories and shoes to go with it. Do not go too over-the-top with the look. Dress up just enough to let the interviewer know that you can represent the company more than satisfactorily.
4.Reach on time
The way you present yourself is primary. But once the interview begins, how to communicate with the interviewer has as much significance as the knowledge aspect. Having a confident smile through the interview and greeting the interviewer with the general norms goes a long way. Answer to the questions must be precise and concise. You can also ask questions regarding the further specifications of the job to seem interested into it.
Communication isn't just about talking with the interviewer. Body language also tells a lot about your personality in general. Non-verbal communication aspects like your posture, the way you express yourself, your sense of space, attention span, all these seem minute but speak volumes. So concentrating on them is vital.
Now, these were some points you'd like to look upon before your interview. Hope this helps you in directing your nerves!! Here's wishing you all the luck!