Personal Interview Hacks: 5 Solid Tips to Crack a Job Interview
If an assessment test is one crucial half of a recruitment process, the personal interview fills the other half.
How valuable is a personal interview? If your resume has struck the right chord of your future employer and you did great in the assessment test. the one big step between you and your job is the personal interview.
Here is an Important Fact! A job interview lasts between 45 minutes to 1 hour typically and you will only have 7 seconds to make a good first impression.
What is it that you should do to have a successful job interview?
Here are 5 tips on how to ace a personal interview:
Understand your USPs You need to believe in yourself first. Learn how to answer critical questions during the Self Introduction like How are you different? Why should a company select you?
Build a powerful resume Create a best resume which you think can be presentable during an interview. Analyse your resume to understand what image it projects to the interviewer.
Answering embarrassing questions When you do not know the answer to a question or are in a dilemma, take a deep breathe, and gently ask the panel if you can get back to it later. Avoid panic and show your calmer side. It is way better than answering wrong in a panic.
Follow the honesty policy As I mentioned, you only got the chance to sit in an interview because they liked your CV. If any part of your resume holds something which is not commendable, be honest and provide an answer which adds strength to it. Makes you a liable person.
Concentrate on your aim and your strengths & weaknesses If you are asked about your weaknesses, never say that you do not have one. This is one of the tricky questions where you can score great. Come up with a weakness and don’t let it sound like one.
For Example: Stubborn I am a little stubborn when it comes to the work I do because I want to give my best for the company’s progress.
So here they are, 5 good hacks about the personal interviews, aren’t they?
There are more such hacks like attending mock interviews that you should get your hands on and we are here to help you.
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