How to prepare an interview - Step 3

How to prepare an interview - Step 3

How to prepare for an interview - Step 3. - During the interview

The last and most important part of preparing for a job interview is ahead of us. We will teach you how to tune in to the interview, highlight your strengths and show that you are the right one.

Have you not read the first two steps to successfully prepare for an interview? In the first part, you will learn what to get and find out before the interview. And in the second part, we will guide you through the very day of the interview.

Read 6 tips to handle a job interview

1. Turn off your cell phone

If you forget to turn off your cell phone and someone calls you, turn it off immediately and apologize.

2. Tune in positively

  • Stay natural.
  • Be positive and smile.
  • Remember that your handshake says a lot about your personality.
  • Wait until they prompt you before sitting down.
  • Control your hands - gesture, but not too much.
  • Listen to others and do not interrupt them.
  • Express yourself accurately, concisely and clearly.
  • Trust yourself. Be confident.
  • Don't talk too fast or too slow.
  • Find the right words.
  • Express sincere interest.

3. Remember your strengths - you prepared for them  before the interview.

4. Avoid mistakes

  • Don't try to create a false impression by using jargon or technical details.
  • Don't be different than you are. You don't care about your qualities.
  • Your answers must be exclusively professional.
  • Don't interrupt the interviewer. Speak to the point and be precise.
  • Don't criticize your former colleagues or superiors.
  • Don't avoid answers.
  • You don't.
  • Do not take over the interview. The discussion is led by a company representative.

5. Ask questions

Examples of questions you can ask:

  • If I succeed in the interview, which tasks will I have to focus on in the first place?
  • Will you train me for this position?
  • I am very interested in this position. Do you think that my experience is sufficient to get the position I am applying for?
  • What is the culture of your company?
  • Who will be my direct superior?
  • Will I have any subordinates? Pin?
  • What are the powers of this position?
  • Is it possible for me to be part of the recruitment process if a new team member needs to be hired?
  • What would be the possible next steps of the tender
  • What is the organizational structure of the department in which I would work?
  • What is the position of your company in the local, regional and global market?

Always be prepared to explain why you are asking these questions.

6. Thank you at the end of the interview

At the end of the interview, thank you and ask what the next selection procedure will be. Remember that you also choose a job and an employer that will suit you. The selection procedure is two-sided.

Don't be disappointed if you don't succeed. Each interview you take will improve your skills and prepare you for the next one. Therefore, try to learn from your mistakes. It will definitely work out next time.