What To Do And What Not to Do During Interview

Some Noticeable point’s needs to be kept in mind while appearing for interview are – Always adopt a professional attitude and professional looking and wearing. Listen intently about interview questions. Use strong positive language while answering your questions. Ask the relevant questions and be specific to job related questions only. Wear a smile at all times even if your answers are unaccepted by interviewers. Never indicate at any point of time that you’re desperate for a job. Try to avoid the discussions related to your personal life; the interviewer should respect your trustworthiness and integrity. Remain calm and don’t rush to conclusion instantly, try to go in-depth of the discussion and answers the question openly. Don’t play with your hair, clothing, items in your pockets, it leaves a immature ego state and reflect a childish personality. Try to avoid negative phrases such as: ‘I don’t know’. I’m not sure’. Talk about the issues not about the persons.

Smiling is a good positive sign, as it reflect your good nature. Maintain affirmative eye contact. Relax do not rush for everything, use the mirror technique of interviewers, if they laugh, laugh with them. Maintain proactive position, sit in straight posture, don’t slump, but be comfortable Always have a confident and honest attitude towards your work and words. Some interviewers also asked for aptitude test which assesses your abilities. While judging your Personality which reflects the profile of your abilities. Many employers believe that such tests reflect good idea of whether your abilities matching up job profile or not, and if your personality is suited to job profile of the company. Aptitude exams test your reasoning skills under time pressure. Generally there are three areas of testing checking different ability, such as verbal reasoning, numerical reasoning and critical reasoning. The time duration for the test is 30 minutes and the numbers of questions are approx 30. In Personality Tests most of Questions tend to focus on how you relate to other people and how you behave in complex situations, your work nature, and your ability to deal with emotions. Your motivations, interests, determination, enthusiasm, general outlook and your ability, capabilities to handle stressful situations during different situations are evaluated during interview. There is no right or wrong answers in the interview, just be yourself.

Your aim in the interview is to convince the interviewer that: You would be able to do the job you can add benefits to the organisation. You are the best candidate suitable for the job. You need to do a mini self-assessment of your personal profile and have a in-depth overview of your resume, for example your work experience so, your academic qualifications you have achieved, and where you see yourself, where you want your career to grow. Read your strengths and weaknesses, so that you have an idea of what to say in the interview. Some major points needs to be consider are: Leadership skills, Self-confidence, Commitment and determination, Enthusiasm and mental and physical Stamina, Competitiveness, Good judgement and decision making, Responsibility, Initiative and creativity