8 ways to crack interviews

Research on the company before attending its interview: This will help to learn more about the company and show your seriousness about the job. It will also help you answer with confidence in your interview session.

  1. Prepare domain knowledge or job position before attending the interview:  Recruiter will for sure ask questions on the domain of the job application and expect to you to be prepared for  job role. Have clarity on job requirement and job description.
  2. Dress Up for Interview:
  • Be before time
  • Maintain a personal hygiene
  • Be in formals
  • Give good first impression
  • If you are male preferably dress in formal full sleeves shirt and formal pant. Be clean shaven and with well groomed hair. If its big corporate you can also wear tie with blazer. Have a pleasant look.
  • If you are female again be in formals with well groomed hair and comfortable dress, avoid loud make up and jewelry. Have a pleasant look.
  1. Have a good CV . Customise your CV as per job description . How will you make good CV . Read more (provide link – get job articles)
  2. Communication skill is important: Articulate better , freely express yourself .  This is easily possible if you rehearse before interview. Communication is  key to  success for cracking the interview. You must have clarity of communication, articulate your answers well with good voice modulation. Look into the eyes of recruiters when answering questions and try to develop a connect.  Non verbal communication of body posture will be observed.
  3. Be Confident:Walk straight with smile. Take deep breath and be relaxed. Being prepared for the interview adds to the confidence. Have a composed body posture. Greet and have a warm shake hand. Answer questions with complete confidence. Listen with relaxed mind and answer the question to the point without exaggeration. If you have not  understood the question request for repeat of the question. If you are not aware of certain answer to the question be honest to admit the same. Exhibit positive energy and never talk negative. Avoid making critical comments.  You must always reflect positive attitude. There is no room for negative attitude. Demonstrate your talents as  leader, team player, flexibile and adaptable . Do not fake any answers. Tell  them  why you are the best fit for the job. Show the confidence and get the job.
  4. Be a good listener: Do not be in a hurry to answer questions. Its very important that you calmly listen to the interview questions and then answer them appropriately.
  5. Be prepared for Common Interview Questions:
  • Tell me about yourself
  • Why did you leave your last jobs (if worked in one for more organizations)
  • Why you want to join our company
  • Tell me your 3 achievements in current assignment or past assignment
  • Share your 3 strengths and weekness
  • What is your hobby and why
  • What is your career goal
  • Where you want to be in next 5 years?
  • Tells us about your achievements in projects and extra curricular activities in college/last few jobs
  • What do you know about the job you have applied for
  • What were few challenges you faced in personal/ professional life and how did you over come it
  • Why should we hire you
  • How will you cope up with pressure
  • Are you mobile
  • Share something about your family
  • Why were there gaps in education or jobs (if any)
  • What kind of job you like to do?
  • What is your salary expectation
  1. Conclude well: Ask a relevant question about the job or company if given an opportunity. Walk out with warm smile and firm shake hand thanking the recruiters for the interview opportunity.

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8 ways to crack interviews

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