Preparation For Interviews - what to do in interview for success

Interview preparation - what to do in interview for success 

How to prepared for interview before the entering of interview room. 

warm up stage involves how a candidate enters the room after taking permisHion and greets the panel and take a Neat when told to do so Question-answer stage is the most time consuming part of an interview. During this Htage, the interviewer will ask questions on your resume, and specific subject-related questions. At this stage, avoid yes or no answers. Elaborate your points clearly and speak clearly to the point, Try to guide the discussion to the topic of your choice and interest and listen carefully with your eyes and ears Wait for the interviewer to formally close the interview process and do not rush for a conclusion. At the end, thank the interviewers with smile on face Dress must be clean, neat and well-fitting, and it need not be costly, superior, expensive or brand new Your dress must be suited for the environment occasion and custom, otherwise you might appear quite conspicuous and feel self-conscious. This, in turn, will divert your attention and inhibit concentration. Shoes must be well polished and free of any dirt Nails must be trimmed and clean. Hair should be trimmed properly and no stubs or ragged growth of beard must be seen on your face. If you sport a beard, see that it is also trimmed properly. Breath must be free of any odour.
Speak in a clear and normal tone. Keep a cheerful to the tone of your voice. Do not speak at the top of your voice and strain yourself unnecessarily. Do not speak in a hushed tone or whispers. The flow of words should match your tone and desire. Possible questions can be asked from resumelbio data, nature of work handled in previous organisation and reasons for leaving and joining present organisation, short term and long term objectives, if acad performance was poor at a particular stage and on favourite subject. Other questions could be relating to games, hobbies and extra-curricular activities, significant achievements, weaknesses and strengths and reasons for selection for this particular job On the interview day, allow yourself plenty of time to get ready and to travel to the venue of the interview in time, do not feel nervous, take the blessing from your parents/other elderly members of your family and the Almighty, dress assertively and comfortably to feel confident; take only file or folder, or a briefcase to hold any papers you may have to refer to.

While entering the interview room, greet the interviewers politely, stand with good posture, smile and meet the interviewer eyes. Sit only when you are asked. While sitting, say "Thank You". Sit upright, with your back firmly supported by the chair and wait for questions. After all the questions are over, say "Thank you" while leaving the room, and close the door gently.
Interview Board, normally makes efforts to make a candidate as comfortable as possible and try to create homely environment by asking question about the name of the candidate, his place and year of birth, family background academic record, hobbies, extra-curricular activities, and earlier jobs undertaken, if any, etc. The representative of the personnel department is generally a non-technical person and he may ask questions to judge general knowledge and general mental ability, etc. The technical persons shall ask you questions from the field of mechanical engineering to judge your aptitude for taking up the required asssignment In addition to the knowledge of mechanical engineering subjects, emphasis is laid to find out about modern developments in the field of mechanical engineering Normally the opinion of the technical persons carry much higher weightage Group discussion test has assumed great significance and has become an integral part of personality tests. This test is reckoned as one ofthe most effective means to select a few from a large number of aspirants. It judges the power of expression, ability to speak well, to speak eloquently and forcefully to create an impact and make presence felt.

Group discussion also tests the ideas and knowledge furt of the specified subject. The quality and quantity of your stater knowledge on the subject, and the unflagging confidence either and fluency could make your contribution outstanding What as to you say during the discussion must be relevant rational, field convincing and, above all, interesting and appealing to your judge If you ideas you will either keep repeating Why yourself or become dumb. This test also finds out the lf leadership ability and coordinating capacity Wher The group for such test generally consists of eight to to lea ten candidates, contesting or competing for the same post. Did m By and large, the age, educational qualifications and positi background experience ofthe contestants will be of the same reacti level. A controversial subject will be announced for discussion with a set time limit of25 to 30 minutes. The candidates will answ be seated in a closed circle and identified. After briefly make explaining the nature and scope of the test and finally announcing the subject to be discussed, the examiner will is to retire from the scene to observe the proceedings from the and t background and the group would be left to proceed with the figur task on the lines of an informal and friendly chit-chat. You must display initiative, tact, understanding, enterprise, persuasive ability, coordinating skill and other leadership tions qualities to motivate and influence other candidates.

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