4 Tactics To Take Control Of Your Interview

February 4th, 2009

Now then, you’ve given in a killer CV and confirming documents. You’re ahead of the game and have just received your phone call for your interview. What do you do now?

The interview is the most nerve-wracking and central part of interview panel make a decision based on her or his opinion of whether to engage you for their job. You will want to do your best in this step because here lies the windup of all your job searching efforts. Botch it here and all your efforts from application to examinations will go down the drain.

1. Make a Great Impression
Dress as well as you can afford for your interview. Dress as an employee for the company should. In general, you should dress a little more conservative than you might feel natural dressing in. For guys, wear a dark suit. For ladies, wear a smart and business like suit.

2. Do a Little Research
One of the easiest ways to make a good impression on the interviewer is to do a little research on the business you are applying for. This will equip you with material to answer many of the questions the interviewer will ask. One of the important points of the questions you will be asked is how your skills can profit the company. If you discover a thing or two about the business, you will find it a lot easier to answer this question. Also, dropping a few meaty choice morsels about how much you know about the business will go a long way in impressing the interviewer.

3. Watch Your Body Language
Many of the panel members will be well versed in body language, and you will discover that, throughout the interview, they will be searching for hints about your persona from the way you act, verbalize, and move. It would be abnormal to assume a different set of body language during the interview. What you should do is to become aware of your body language so that at least it puts across openness and honesty.

Avoid telling lies or embellishing your answers. Experienced interviewers will notice this in an instant. Always keep your palms open and avoid crossing your legs or your arms together. Don’t be reluctant to make eye contact while speaking; just make sure that you do not come across as intimidating.

4. Display Authority
Enter the room with a purpose. Respond with a purpose. Try not to be too self-conscious. Make sure you are confident in what you say. If you hit a snag and find yourself in a compromising situation, make sure you handle the situation confidently – even whilst saying that you do not know an answer to a question.
Confidence reflects competence. Employers always look for competent people to fill their posts.

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