It is important to spend time preparing for interviews. Take the time to find out about the company. For example:
Be prepared with answers for commonly occurring questions. For example:
Practice talking about yourself, get a friend to help they may take the role of interviewer.
Have questions ready to ask. List your questions in a notebook and take them with you. Never say I don’t have any questions.Good questions to ask are:
Plan a reliable way of getting to the interview, with a practice run if necessary. Make sure you are at least 15 minutes early. Introduce yourself to the receptionist to ensure she knows you have arrived.
First impressions do count. Make sure you are well groomed, with neat hair, and that your clothes are conservative. Practice your handshake to make sure that it is firm. Smile and make eye contact, but don’t stare Once invited to sit down, sit upright with your hands on your lap.
If you are a smoker make sure that you do not have an odour on your clothes.The interview
First impressions count. Image consultants say that 55% of the impact we make is the way we dress, act and walk through the door, 38% is quality of voice, accent, use of grammar, and overall confidence, and a mere 7% is from what we actually say.
Interviewers make their decisions about a candidate within 10-30 minutes even when the interview takes longer. So, how can you create a good impression from the start?
Look out for certain principles and it will help you well beyond the interview situation.Body type
When all is said and done, they can only ask you questions about yourself and what you have told them you have to offer via your CV. Be relaxed as you can and remember to answer all questions clearly and confidently.If you would like more support for your job interview please contact us.