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Interviews form an important part of emerging successful in a planned job search. The interviews serves as the only opportunity to express yourself in-front of the prospective employer.

Some tips for interview preparation include:

  • Take time out for getting prepared
  • Dress smartly as first impressions last
  • Do homework on company and understand its products and services
  • Bring together relevant personal documentation files arranged in a systematic way in folder
  • Prepare highlights and achievements in your career
  • Arrive on time
  • Know the interviewer's correct title with pronunciation
  • Maintain eye contact with soft smile and firm handshake
  • Let interviewer take control of flow but ensure you need to display honesty, enthusiasm and warmth
  • During interview, you will be assessed on strengths and weaknesses where personal characteristics will be probed like attitude, aptitude, stability, motivation
  • When dealing with panel interview, maintain eye contact with all
  • If interviewer offers position, be prepared to accept it there and then and if you wish for some time to think, be tactful and courteous in telling about the same
  • Leave interviewer with good final impression

Questions to Expect

Before attending interview, think of questions you might be asked and prepare well. But be honest in your approach and in answering and do not lie. Prior preparation significantly helps in reducing stress as well as enables one to feel confident in answers.

Some of the expected questions include:

  • What kind of role are you seeking?
  • Why are you looking to leave your current role?
  • Why did you choose this particular career path/field?
  • What interests you about our products/service?
  • Why would you like to work for this organization?
  • What do you want to be doing in your career in five years from now?
  • Which role did you enjoy the most and why?
  • When was your last salary review?