Most of us (freshers) think that cracking an interview is all about one’s luck rather than his/her talent Or the talent comes in the later part. Most of us forget that one has to prepare to well for every interview if he or she needs to crack it. Today lets see what is an interview checklist to crack any interview.
5 Things To Remember Before Appearing For An Interview.
- Updated Resume
Resume is your personality on paper. Before you enter and make an impression in an interview, your resume will tell what you are to them. There, It should always be an updated one with all the possible and latest information about you.
Check the format and presentation. It should only create an honest perception about you, be it your hobbies, achievements or strengths everything should be positive about you. Make sure you have a crystal-clear view in every corner of your resume.
2. Have You Prepared Your Self-Introduction?
A well prepared and organized self-introduction can stand as a key factor in one’s success in the interview process. Self-Introduction, It is the first question to answer in an interview, all the questions which then comes from what you say about yourself. So, creating the “first impression is always the best impression”.
Self-introduction should always be honest and tally your resume to your personality. It should be crisp, informative, and to the point and but not too long. It should speak more about you and less about irrelevant things.
Practice should begin at least 2 weeks prior to your job trails. You shouldn’t memorize your answers but be well aware of what you speak with clarity & confidence.
3. Have You Rehearsed Your Answers?
Know about your role/designation and have clarity on your choice which will make you look pretty interested and sorted out for the given job.
Always Google the role you are being interviewed for, try to understand what qualities of yours can help match with your performance. It helps you introduce yourself to keep in mind about the role you are going to playing their company.
Brush up technical knowledge that is tested in the interview and doesn’t forget to Google about the company info.
4. Update Your Subject knowledge.
This helps you give a presumption on what could happen on the interview day. Google frequently asked interview questions and try to frame your answer to them, doing this would make you happy and comfortable at the time of interview, if similar questions are asked, you will not search for words & ideas with proper vocabulary, nor you will fumble in front of the interviewer.
5. Rehearse Your Interview Etiquette And Appearance
You should be seated till they call you! And google who should greet first? What’s the right posture? Should you knock the door once/repeatedly? You need to be with clarity of thought on these questions. Coming your professional etiquettes, getting confused with any of these can instantly make you very nervous in the interview.
Always know what are the essential documents to carry, keep a photo copy of each of them, that makes you sorted and helps you maintain poise, along with this a good choice of formal clothing can be an added bonus to your personality, choose subtle colors.
Get the right grooming of your hair, polish your shoes, make your appearance neat and clean and look like an intellectual and profile worthy. All the best.