Tips to Nail a job interview

Job interviewing is a way of marketing yourself. It never seems easy. You need to keep an enthusiastic and upbeat attitude throughout the whole interview. Just a little preparation a time ahead can make everything less stressful. Preparation here is key. The more you take time to get ready the more you’ll be comfortable during the interview. Here are some job interview tips that can help you interview effectively.

1.Research

An interviewer may ask you about the company’s industry and history. Also, It’s competitors and it’s competitive advantage in the market. Make sure you know the interviewer name in advance so you can use it and develop a connection with the interviewer.

Moreover, be sure to review the Job description responsibilities and requirements so you can match them with your experience.

2. Get ready ahead of time

Make sure you get enough sleep, you plan for your outfit in advance and you print extra copies of your CV

3. Plan out your route

Be on time or earlier for the interview It’s better to drive to the interview location ahead of time so you know where you are going and how long it takes to take there. Consider the traffic and weather conditions if you are driving.

4.Stay calm

When you are in the interview. Try to relax and maintain your body language. Maintain eye contact and listen to the questions carefully before you answer them. Having a few questions prepared in advance can be a great advantage in your side.

5.Follow up

Always remember to leave a thank you note reiterating your interest in the position.

 

By Zahra Madan