Though one has enough talents in certain field, he or she is recruited only on the basis of performance in interview. At first time, when going for an interview, each and everyone will have a nervous regarding the interview. Here are 10 tips to avoid nervousness while attending interview.
- Prepare Well
Once you are called for an interview, prepare yourselves well with your updated resume. Be sure that you are aware of whatever is mentioned in your resume. Don’t provide any false information in your resume, because interviewer will ask you certain questions of what you have given in your resume.
Once you are ready with your updated resume, see rehearsal in your living room as there is interviewer in front of you and you are about to answer all the questions asked by him. By taking lot of rehearsals, you will have some idea and courage to face the interviewer without tension.
- Listen to Music
Before entering the interview hall, listen to your favorite music or song. So that your mind gets relaxed and you will feel tension free mind. This also helps you to give you additional courage to face the interviewer.
- Be Confident
First and foremost thing in attending interview is that, have trust on yourselves. Self confidence will automatically push down your nervous thereby you can attend the interview easily.
- Be Positive
Avoid negative thoughts from your mind. Think positively that you are eligible for the position, for which you came for interview and you can win over the task given to you.
- Honesty is the best policy
Be honest to your interviewer. If you don’t know something regarding the question that is being asked by the interviewer, say them openly. Don’t give false answers thereby leading you to rejection.
- Arrive on Time
Always when attending for interview arrive half an hour before the denoted time. This helps you to know how the workplace is and also you can be free without hurry-burry.
Previous day of your interview, check whether you are ready with 2 or 3 copies of your resume, your passport size photo and all things they have asked to submit during the interview. Checking this on previous day helps you to save time and get ready for interview at correct time. Coming late to interview also leads to the rejection of the job.
- First Impression
It is said that First impression is the best impression. Make the interviewer to get impressed by your attitude and behaviour. This adds a point to get selected for next rounds.
- Body Language
Poor body language will lead to distraction and the interviewer get a chance of not hiring you. Body language includes, smiling gently at the interviewer, Having a good eye contact, Listening carefully, solid posture etc.,
- Some Do’s and Don’ts at the time of interview
- Have knowledge about the company in their websites and have keen details about it.
- Don’t come late to interview.
- Dress professionally.
- Greet the interviewer and have a good eye contact.
- Wait for interviewer to start the conversation.
- If the question asked by the interviewer is not clear, ask them to repeat it once again. Don’t talk in between, when interviewer is asking something and greet them when leaving.
- Answer their question clearly.
- Don’t be negative.
- Avoid answering in detail for which the explanation is not required.
- False information in your resume.
- Arriving late to interview.
- Poor body language.
- Absence of mind.
Not everyone is recruited at the first time of the interview. It takes three to four interviews to get experience of how to attend interview properly. And also you get practice to attend the interview in a natural way.
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