The moment you see a job vacancy which fits your bill, you will go ahead and submit your resume, and if your resume meets the requirements of the employer, you get a call letter. And a call letter is sure to send waves of anxious moment racing through your mind. The reason for your anxious moments is simple. You know the battle is “half won” and you require “more” to close the deal. Loohpa brings those “mores” or “tips” that will help you land directly on the job. Read on for more information.
As many of you may not know, there are three phases of interview, and they are:
- Preparation phase – From the time of receiving the call letter till the date of interview
- Performance Phase – The activities happening at the interview venue
- Follow up Phase – From the time you complete the interview till the result is out.
Preparation Phase Tips
- Research on the company
- Fix your needs and expectations.
- Update yourself with the latest trends in the industry.
- Do the final preparation.
- Arrange the certificates and the call letter.
- Sleep well.
Performance Stage Tips
- Neat physical appearance – Dress professionally
- Punctuality – Be at the interview venue before the scheduled time.
- Greet the panel
- Carry a cheerful expression
- Be positive with a strong presence of mind
- Use positive body language and posture
- Don’t give irrelevant information.
- Say “Yes” or “No”. Don’t beat around the bush.
- Thank the panel after the interview
Follow Up Stage Tips
- Don’t disturb the interview panel, check with recruitment coordinator only
- Wait patiently.
- Accept the offer letter with a thank you note.
- Reject the offer letter with a thank you note, if you are not interested.
- Thank the organization if you receive a rejection mail or message
- Do not question the authorities if you are not selected.
- If not selected, forget it, go for next, and take it as an experience.
“Wise people always learn from past experiences, If not today, tomorrow… but sure.”
Loohpa’s upcoming articles will carry a detailed discussion on each of the above tips for interview. Be ready to take the plunge…