“If you are good at something, never do it for free”. Now, this surely does necessitate the need for a job. In the cut-throat competition today, getting a job has become too exhaustive and disappointing. More than one’s qualification, what matters is the way in which one sells himself to the companies. Now, it’s no longer about the survival of the fittest, rather of the smartest. So, here are some magical recipes on “How to prepare for a job interview” and leave the clients, no choice but to exclusively sign in you for the job you are good at.
1. Increase Your Sources
Even more than which client you will be working for, it is important to have a list of clients at your finger tips. Now this can be achieved in a very simple way by just creating an account in any of the job related sites such as naukri.com. This will give you a broad outlook of all the companies’ requirements as par your job skills. Moreover, knowing someone in the company you are interviewing will surely give you an insider advantage and help you ace up your interview. Creating accounts in Linkedin or enquiring for aluminies from your university working in your destined company are some of the best alternatives in this regard.
2. Proper Etiquette
Punctuality, knocking the door before entering the interview hall, wishing a good morning, noon or evening, speaking politely, saying a thank you after the offset of the interview etc. may sound too childish, but yes, they definitely play a major role in increasing your probability of getting selected for the job.
Mouth waters on the aroma and sight of a dish beautifully decorated and served well on a hot plate.Similarly, conservative dresses well cleaned, ironed and scented ; shoes polished with utmost care; beard shaved to perfection ; clean briefcase with all documents neatly arranged along with a broad outlook, creative thinking and exhibition of dedication and passion towards ones job; surely does add a cherry to your pudding.
4. Knowing The Prospective Employer
Marrying without knowing your partner and interviewing without knowing your employer coincidentally have the same consequences. Some must a collect information about your would be job den are-
- Age of the company
- Services or products
- Growth patterns
- Provision for career growth
- Ongoing projects
- Mission,culture and values
5. Proper Speech,Confidence and Perfection
English is the official language what interviewers seek in an interviewee. Fluent, clear English with appreciative pronunciation is the heart of your interview. Confidence is what matters. Hesitating, shivering of hands and legs,stammering, etc are bound to make you repeat the 4 above steps. Perfection in speech, manner and ones documents ie. memorising ones resume is bound to leave an affirmative long lasting impression in the minds of the interviewers.
So, what matters the most to snap a job is not your qualification but your passion, dedication, presentation and behaviour; for persons with same qualification can be found, but not with similar attitude. Hence, be confident, relax your nerves follow the above recipe and rock the interview with a positive attitude.