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Quick tips on how to get prepared for your job interview and pass it successfully.

Quick tips on how to get prepared for your job interview and pass it successfully.

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  • 2. WHAT ARE INTERVIEWS ? Conversation NOT Interrogation Your first day at work ! 3
  • 3. WHY INTERVIEWS ? Interviewer + Candidate want the same thing. HIRE and GET HIRED 4
  • 4. UNDERSTAND YOUR ROLE Employer’s Role • Can this candidate do the job ? • Do I want this candidate work for me ? • Convince your candidate that your company is a perfect one to work for. 5
  • 5. UNDERSTAND YOUR ROLE Candidate’s Role • Can I do the job ? • Convince the employer that you are the best one to do the job. 6
  • 6. TYPES OF INTERVIEWS • Virtual Interviews  Phone.  Online. • One-to-one interview. • Panel interview. 7
  • 7. GET PREPARED • Read the job description carefully. • Prepare to take a test (IQ & technical). • Search about the company you are applying in, its vision, goals, products, services and fields of interest. (use LinkedIn). • Clear your schedule. • Prepare a portfolio of work. 8
  • 8. INTERVIEW TIPS • When you receive a call to schedule a phone interview, select the best time FOR YOU. • Make sure that:  Your cell is working good.  It’s available (reachable).  It’s charged. Phone Interviews 9
  • 9. INTERVIEW TIPS • Relax a time before the call. • Answer the call gently. • Speak clearly. • Understand the question before answering. • Deliver your message with no method other than your voice. Phone Interviews 10
  • 10. INTERVIEW TIPS • Don’t: o Read from a paper. o Tick on the keyboard. o Interrupt the call many times. o Talk too much (remember it’s conversation). • End the call politely. Phone Interviews 11
  • 11. INTERVIEW TIPS • When you receive a call to schedule an online interview, select the best time FOR YOU. • Make sure that:  Your internet connection is stable.  You set up the required software and tested.  Your microphone and speakers are ready.  Camera is working (if it is required). Online Interviews 12
  • 12. INTERVIEW TIPS • Set on your desk a time before the meeting. • Don’t depend on live searching for answering questions. • Avoid distractions (using social networks, chatting, …etc.) Online Interviews 13
  • 13. INTERVIEW TIPS • Prepare to get there. • Get two hard copies of your CV with you. • Understand every single word in your CV. • Personal hygiene. • Dressing (formal or non-formal). • Arrive early. Offline Interviews 14
  • 14. INTERVIEW TIPS • Put your cell on silent mood. • Watch the way you set. • Use body language. • Use eye contact. • Practice self-confidence. • Ask questions at the end. Offline Interviews 15
  • 15. INTERVIEW TIPS • Q: Tell me about yourself o Are you prepared ? o How do you speak ? o Are you proud of your work ? o Open a space to ask you questions. Offline Interviews 16
  • 16. INTERVIEW TIPS • Q: Where do you want to be in five years ? o Do you have any sort of plans ? o Do you work on self-improvement ? o Will I have a place for you ? Offline Interviews 17
  • 17. INTERVIEW TIPS • Q: What is your greatest weakness ? o Do you know your weaknesses ? o How do you work to come over them ? Offline Interviews 18
  • 18. INTERVIEW TIPS • Q: Why do you want to join us ? o Have you done the research ? o Is this just another job for you ? o What drives you ? Offline Interviews 19
  • 19. INTERVIEW TIPS • Q: Tell me a trouble that you faced before ? o Are you blamer/whiner ? o Can you learn from mistakes ? o How are your personal skills ? Offline Interviews 20
  • 20. INTERVIEW TIPS • Ask these questions: o What sorts of project will I be working on ? o Is this a new position or you are replacing ? What happened ? o Your vision ? o How can I follow-up ? Offline Interviews 21
  • 21. THANKS 22