Monday, July 2, 2012

Tips on How to Prepare for a Job Interview

Is it your first time for a job interview? Feeling quite nervous about it? Well you don't actually have to because if you do, you will not be able to concentrate well on your interview. Here are some tips to follow which may help you to be prepared enough for your job interview.

1. Do some research about the job
Find out as much as you can about the company or the organization. List the names of officers, department heads and managers
so you can identify to whom you should send your resume.

2. Be on time
It is the best way to start your interview right. Not only do employers not appreciate waiting for job applicants, but they will also think you are not careful about being on time for work or meeting deadlines. Remember first impression does matter, so don't let your employers have a bad impression on you by not being on time.

3. Wear appropriate clothes
Dress neatly and in a style appropriate for the job you are seeking.

4. Put your best foot forward
Remember one of the most important reasons for the interview is to show that you have the ability to do the job. Impress your employers by your witty answers and by being positive without being boastful though. Be courteous, alert and attentive all throughout the interview.

5. Ask questions
The interview is a two way process. Interviewers will more likely appreciate it if you will ask questions pertaining to the job you are applying for and it simply shows that you are really interested to be part of their company.

6. Write a "thank you" letter
Write a letter thanking the person or people you spoke to at the interview. You may also include in your letter clarifications about something during your interview.

With the tips mentioned, surely your interview will be a success. Just stay calm and be confident. As the saying goes "Do your best and God will do the rest."

Courtesy ArticleBase

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