Maybe the organization you must have summited your CV for a job some time ago wants to meet with you for a physical conversation to be sure of your claims in your application!
Now the most embarrassing thing is If you should set out for the interview without being prepared! You might end up losing the job. Yes, a little preparation can help you stand out from the other candidates who applied for the same job with you. It is not a magic that you will see most people get their dream jobs but it is mostly accredited to on how the coordinated themselves on the first day. First impression really matters a lot in life.
Knowing how to get yourself prepared before setting out for an interview is very important. So in this article, I will be discussing only the most important ones which you need to know.
Here are what you need to know before going out for an interview
1. Make Some Necessary Enquiry.
Yes, you need to find out as much as you can before time. Call the person who scheduled your interview and ask a few questions about: who will you be talking to? What are the interviewer’s expectations? And also the dress code? After getting an answer to all these questions, when going for it do well to dress better than recommended.
2. Know More About The Company Online
Visit the employer’s website (the About Us page should be full of useful info), if the have any or you Google information such as:
What does the company say about its products or services? What recent news (such as a new product, a press release, an interview with the CEO) can you discuss? Basic analysis like this would help you to know what you can talk about when necessary.
3. Think Of Some Stories That Have Made You Feel Proud In Your Previous Place Of Work!
Yes, it is important you think of some solid stories you can share about yourself to get the CEO/Manager’s attention doing that will keep you ahead of your rivals. You can equally memorize at least three stories where you can give emphasis to some of your most important achievements.
4. Lastly, Go To Bed Early
Enough night’s rest will help to calm any jitters and allow you to wake up early to fight the traffic, Don’t ruin all your interview preparation by arriving late to the venue! Always remember that the first impression matters a lot as punctuality remains one of the keys of securing a better job!
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