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Interview tips n techniques
« on: June 18, 2009, 05:14:56 PM »

What Employers Are Looking For:

Interviews can be very stressful, but the best way to overcome this is to be prepared and know what employers are looking for:
•   Job candidates with a definite idea of their goals, objectives, strengths, and skills.
•   Candidates who are knowledgeable about the position they are interviewing for, the company and its products, and the industry overall.
•   Candidates who can match their own skills and experiences with the needs of the company.
•   Candidates who are confident in themselves and their ability to contribute to the company.
•   Candidates who can discuss past experiences and give specific examples that demonstrate their skills and accomplishments
Those who worship the natural elements enter darkness (Air, Water, Fire, etc.). Those who worship sambhuti sink deeper in darkness. [Yajurveda 40:9]; Sambhuti means created things, for example table, chair, idol, etc.

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Re: Interview tips n techniques
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2010, 12:15:23 PM »
First Job Interview Tips

Once you are selected for an interview, you have crossed the first hurdle. Getting an interview call means the company has interest in you and wants to hire you. Now only a successful interviewing can bring you the desired job. Have a look at the following first job interview tips and strategies for successful interviewing –

Gather knowledge about the company

Gathering knowledge about the company is an important part of a successful interview preparation. If you are applying for the first job, do some basic research on their products or services, their key people, competitors, etc. Knowing the latest news on the industry is also important. You can explore the company’s website, and business publications in this context.
Practice

Practice is on top of list of interview tips for first jobs. Since you have never interviewed, you don’t know what kind questions you might face during the interview. So, you can practice with a friend, parent, or mentor. There are some typical questions like,

    * “Where do you hope to be in five years?”
    * “Tell me about yourself.”
    * “What are your strengths and weaknesses?”
    * “Why should we hire you?”

Maintain Interview Dress Code

Maintaining interview dress code can boost up your chance of getting the job. Your interview attire creates first impression, and it also interprets that you are serious about the job. So, dress up professionally.

Be On Time

This is your first interview and being late could send a wrong message to the employer, even it can also reduce the chance of getting the job. On the contrary, arriving too early is also not expected. Hit the interview venue some fifteen minutes before the interview.

Know your Strengths

This is going to be your first job, and the most important question is, how you can contribute to the success of the organization. So, learn about your strengths, accomplishments, and skills, etc. and how you can employ them towards the success of the company.


Confidence

Another most important Interview tips for first jobs is confidence. There might be butterflies in your stomach during the interview, but show you are confident. Offering a firm handshake, smile, greeting the interviewer by name, and making eye contact are considered as signs of your confidence.

http://interviews.indiaedu.com/firstjobs_tips.html
« Last Edit: December 15, 2010, 01:21:02 PM by shibli »
Those who worship the natural elements enter darkness (Air, Water, Fire, etc.). Those who worship sambhuti sink deeper in darkness. [Yajurveda 40:9]; Sambhuti means created things, for example table, chair, idol, etc.