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How to prepare for a job interview
April 22, 2014|How to

How to prepare for a job interview

How to prepare for a job interview

There is a time in our lives when we decide that we want to work and earn some cash. But preparing for the interview is always fretful for the candidate. Many questions always flow through your mind. The key to “woo” any employer is the curriculum vitae (CV). One must have a good attention grabber within the aim of your CV. That would make any employer want to hire you for work.

Here are some tips that are sure to help you with any job interview that you might have.

  1. Dress for success – the way that you present yourself to the potential employer can tell a lot. First impressions are always implanted in a person’s mind. Remember to dress appropriately for the interview. It is always best to wear business suits, never go into the interview room wearing jeans and a T-Shirt.
  2. Improve your interview technique- In a job interview there is potentially for you to shine! How you answer certain questions is what will allow you to hit the nail on the head. Analyze each question carefully before answering. It is also important to maintain eye contact. By doing so this will tell the potential employer that you are confident!
  3. Practice Interviewing- It may be wise to seek help from a friend or family member, ask them to interview you. Ask them to ask you questions that are potential questions at the interview. This is a good technique as it will allow you not to be fidgeting and stumbling on your words. You don’t want this to happen while in the hot seat. Practice interviewing with a friend or family member ahead of time and it will be much easier when you’re actually in a job interview.
  4. A common mistake to avoid- when going into the room to be interviewed by the interviewer, it is wise to turn off your phone. You would not want your phone to be ringing during the interview, as it is not only rude but it can distract your trend of thoughts.
  5.  Ask questions– Asking the interviewer questions, show s your interest in the job position that you are seeking. This tells the interviewer that you are full of potential and talent. Asking the interviewer questions will tell them that you are well prepared.
  6. 6.      Research the company- it may be wise to take some time to look up the potential company that you are seeking employment. You just might be asked certain questions about the company.

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