Preparing for your first interview
One of the biggest feelings of
anxiety that comes with a job interview is the fear of failing. However, it is
best if you trust yourself to do something, because you have already made a
good impression through your CV to be worthy of the stage of the interview.
All you have to do is back up the exciting factors that led the hiring manager
to shortlist you for the interview.
interview is an interview between a recruiter and the applicant. One thing you
should know is that for most hiring managers, making your anxiety obvious is a
dissent. All you have to do is prepare well. However, virtually everyone gets
nervous when they do something for the first time because it's something new.
Therefore, it's okay to be nervous.
to become a member of a company or a company, certain steps must be taken. This
article will help you figure out what you need to do to prepare for your first
interview. Here are some tips on how to master your first job interview.
on the company
to make sure you find time to research the company by searching for the company
name online and then searching for "About Us" so that you can get
some important information about thecompany.
about the history of the company, its successes and even the corporate culture.
These are great topics that most recruiters use for preliminary interviews. You
can engage with this tip while waiting for your interview.
that, you would indeed have familiarized yourself with how the company works.
This is really very helpful, because it gives you all the necessary information
about the company instead of being clueless when you are asked simple questions
about the company.
more about the job
very important because when you find out about the job you are applying for,
you are one step ahead of your hiring manager. It gives you the opportunity to
know better what the official job you are applying for includes. You will
definitely impress your interlocutor if you answer all the questions about the
job correctly: this gives the impression that you are ready for the job.
meantime, it would be best if you ask yourself questions like;
am I the best for this position?"
should I be hired?"
can I be a valuable asset to this organization?"
is my greatest strength?"
am I looking for in a job?"
if you meet someone in the company, don't hesitate to ask about the company,
especially during the interview. The more you learn about the job and the
company, the more likely you are to get the job.
the resume is an important factor to consider when applying for a job. You must
not underestimate the influence of CV writing. The interviewer will be
impressed by a well-written resume. To write a CV, you do not need any official work experience.
Volunteering, extra-university and academic activities, and even sports or
clubs are examples of informal experiences. Take a copy of your resume, as well
as pen and paper, to the interview so you can take notes.
prepare for your first interview, keep in mind that a pleasant, reliable look
is also crucial! How? By being on time.
late for your potential interview is the last thing you want. Arriving at the
venue tired and exhausted would be the best way to jeopardize your chances of
success at the interview. In addition, it is uncomfortable to be late or get
lost and prevents you from working properly.
arrangements in advance about how and when to get to the appointment to avoid
this. You can do a Google search to know the route and have an idea of the
traffic of the day. Then make a morning schedule that includes everything you
can work with.
least an hour ahead of time and close to the place. For example, arrive 10
minutes earlier if the trip is expected to take two hours. You can also add
seven to ten minutes to your time estimate if you assume it would take 30
minutes. Then you can enter the building and stay there about five minutes
before the meeting.
are late for your interview, you will be worried and have a bad start. You will
most likely make the other representatives feel uncomfortable and awkward if
you arrive too early and linger at the entrance.
perfect and uncomplicated outfit that best suits the job you are applying for.
general, casual business clothing, often referred to as "corporate
wear", is excellent. However, if you are unsure what to wear to the
interview, you can ask employees of the company or randomly selected
professionals for advice.
stylish and suitable clothes after taking everything into account, regardless
of sexual orientation. Avoid distracting sounds or irresponsible clothing. Keep
in mind that the way you dress for a job interview indicates your sophisticated
skills, so keep going. You will make it.
best you can to stay cool and collected. If you stay as calm as possible, you
can focus on the interlocutor. If you're feeling excited, take a break and take
a few deep breaths to gather your thoughts. Make eye contact and avoid
alternative would be to do a model interview with a buddy or record yourself on
video. Again, you should prepare what you are going to say so that it looks
natural and not like a script. Even if you don't use exactly the same words in
your script, you should cover the most important essential aspects.
yourself with the organizational culture
do you need to prove your qualifications, but you also have to show that you
are a good social fit for each other. This is where all your previous research
will pay off. Learn about the characteristics of the company and show in your
answers that you have the same obligations.
hiring manager may want to know something about your work ethic, how to
interact with colleagues, or your competence. All these concerns have to do
with cultural compatibility. It would be helpful if you would pay attention to
these requests because they are opportunities to show why you would be a good
fit for the company.
documents with you.
relevant documents with you. For example, it's a good idea to bring a few
copies of your resume unless you're instructed not to. If you're meeting with a
large group, you might want to print out five or more copies.
special awards or certificates of appreciation as well as letters of
recommendation to the meeting. Additional documents, such as .B a work
agreement or your business records, may very well be accessible to show the HR
manager what tasks you would take on in the new position.
you have to believe in yourself that you can do it. I also advise you to be
confident, if you do something wrong in answering a question, take a deep
breath. To top it off, try to engage your interlocutor in a conversation about
your knowledge of the company. And finally, you should ask your interlocutor
two to three questions, and don't forget to thank them for the privilege.