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Job Interview Secrets

Aug 17, 2007
Preparing for a job interview is a must for any candidate who seeks to get a job in a professional organization. Preparing for the job interview builds confidence in the person and also makes him succeed at a job interview. It helps him prepare for the basic questions asked at the interview so that he does not fumble at the interview and passes the interview with flying colors. The nature of the job interview depends on the nature of the organization and also on the interview policies of the organization.

In order to prepare for a job interview, it is necessary for the interviewee to visit various job sites and get hold of the primary questions that are asked normally at job interviews. He should also write down the answers to the questions and rehearse the answers unless he develops confidence in answering them. One should also do mock up interviews with friends. In preparing for a job interview, the interviewee should also read all the details of the company on the company's web site. This is because the interviewer often asks questions regarding the company that the interviewee would like to join.

There are certain things that should be followed by the candidate before the interview, during the interview and after the interview. Before the interview the candidate should prepare himself very well and also organize the relevant documents that can be needed in the interview. The candidate should reach the place of the interview at least half an hour in advance. During the interview, one should look in the yes of the interviewee and speak with confidence. He should confidently answer all the questions put forth by the interviewees and if he does not know the answer to any of the questions he should admit that he doesn't know the answer. After the interview the candidate can do a follow up after a few days. He can write a letter or an email to the interviewee thanking him of giving the candidate an opportunity to attend the interview and also tell the interviewer that is was a pleasure in attending the interview.

Hence we see that one should be fully prepared when one goes for an interview. One should develop ideas for expected and unexpected questions also. One should identify the key areas of functions to be performed in the job and work on what is expected of the candidate. If you don't understand the job profile well then attending the interview makes little sense. One should consult interview books by authors and also various web sites to be fully prepared for the interview.
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S. Stammberger is the editor of A1 JobSearch . Get resources about career counselors, employment agencies, interview and resume tips.
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