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Preparing for a Job Interview is not That Easy

May 18, 2011 Posted by

Preparing for a Job Interview is not That Easy

When it comes to hiring candidate, interviewers focus on many aspects from personal appearance to the attire and behavior. Personal appearance does not mean only beauty but hygiene and neatness are of the same importance. Employers want to hire those candidates who will give their industry a good perception. This is the thing, which you should be aware of especially while you are giving interview. While giving interview you should be aware of whether you are dressed properly, either in pant or in suit. Also, make sure that your hairs are properly set. There are certain things that are mandatory for you to consider before preparing for a job interview:

> Research the company:
This is one of the important aspects while preparing for a job interview. You may use various search engines on internet to explore the company. You must know about the company these important things:
- Company history, products, establishment
- Company’s growth, its extent and branches across world or country
- Current news about the company, or any revolution within the company
- Company management team whether it is global or national, company goal, its position in world rank and niche in market.

> Research the designation for which you are applying:
Go through the job description, and all other contacts you have, company website will be helpful here:
- what exactly will be your job and what will be your position in company
- how were the previous comments on job
- any modification is done in this post in every manner

> Practice the possible questions about yourself:
Think professionally and study your resume well, write down all the previous information regarding your school collage achievements and your native place specialties, certain questions that are common, you need to prepare them by heart. You may brows on various websites, they will make your work bit easy.

> Be responsive:
Practice these questions by yourself quiet loudly so that you and interviewee will be comfortable. Try to be specific when you are answering, try to give supportive examples that will satisfy the interviewer. Be positive and speak truth at the same time do not confess about your past mistakes.

> Attire for interview:
Be aware of what you are wearing, this is because your first impression is last impression. Wear professional cloths and have a proper hairstyle. Avoid strong perfume and heavy make up with jewelry. Try to look decent.

> Be ready with questions for interviewer:
In most of the interviews interviewer gives you a chance to ask if him if you have any doubts. At this time you should prepare with at least one question, ask logical questions, your questions will also help you show your inquisitive nature as well as your interest in company.  

> What NOT to ask in interview:
While preparing for a job interview the last thing you should be aware is what the things you should not discus with interviewer, do not ever ask about salary and benefits directly to interviewer. These questions appear when company shows interest in hiring you.

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