Tips for a Successful Interview

Its year end time and some are planning for a new job if so here are some Tips for a Successful Interview just have a look.

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  • Be on time or up to 10 minutes early.
  • If you must be late, call the interviewer as soon as possible.

  • Make sure you know the exact location of the interview, the time, and the name of the person or persons with whom you are to interview.
  • Set aside plenty of time for the interview, especially if you have more than one in a day.
  • Don’t overdress or underdress. Wear what you would for the job. And be neat and clean. Don’t wear a lot of makeup or jewelry.
  • Greet the interviewers with a warm, confident “hello”, and a firm handshake. Be sure you now the interviewer’s name, and by what you should address her/him by.
  • Look alert and interested. Don’t chew gum, smoke or play with your jewelry. Keep eye contact.
  • Know as much about the job and the employer as possible beforehand. Understand the job description.
  • Think before answering questions; if you don’t understand a question, ask to have it explained.
    If you don’t know the answer, be honest, but let the interviewer know you will be sure to find out.
  • Be honest about your background and experience, sell yourself with enthusiasm, confidence and interest.
  • Don’t make excuses or blame schools, employers or fellow workers, if a past weakness or failure comes up.
  • Explain the situation and what you’ve learned from it.
  • Don’t worry about wage , salary and benefits at the interview.
  • This information can be gotten before or after the interview.You can always turn down an offer. The important thing is being offered the job!
  • At the end of the interview, ask any questions you have that have not been answered.
  • Ask about when the final decision will be made and how you will be contacted.
  • Thank the interviewer(s) for her/his time.
  • A follow-up call on or after the day when the final decision was to be made is often a good idea.
  • Send a thank you note for the time the employer spent in the interview.

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Raymond Cardoza is a Web Master by Profession, Blogger by Passion, his passion of INTEREST is on TECH Related like INTERNET, NETWORKING, GRAPHICS, MULTIMEDIA etc.

raymondcardoza

Raymond Cardoza is a Web Master by Profession, Blogger by Passion, his passion of INTEREST is on TECH Related like INTERNET, NETWORKING, GRAPHICS, MULTIMEDIA etc.

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