An interview is a CONVERSATION
Between two or more people
(the interviewer and the interviewee)
Where questions are asked by the
To obtain information from the interviewee.
Interview might be either
Might refer to different
that have the same nature but with
To determine if this job & you
ARE a GOOD MATCH.
There are some types of
One to One Job Interview
The most common interview
Takes place between the interviewer
The One to One Interview is a test
conversation for both sides.
The interviewer Asks two types of
Technical questions: To see if the candidate
is qualified for the job.
General questions: To analyze problem
solving critical thinking team working .
• Time saving form of interview.
• Panel means a selection committee or
interview committee that is appointed for
interviewing the candidates .The panel may
includes three or five members.
• Collective judgment of panel
regarding the candidate helps
in fast decision making for
selection of right candidate.
• In panel interview, organization wants to
judge and asses.
• How the candidate can communicate with
• The way the candidate interact with
The skills and abilities that the candidate
• In group interview, a group of candidates
together meet the interviewer(s).
• Candidate is “interviewed” in a group.
• All the Candidates/job seekers
stay in the same room during
• In group interview, interviewer(s) want(s) to
• The Leadership qualities of the candidates
• How the candidates cope with stress
• Communication skills of the candidates
• How the candidates behave in the public
• A mealtime interview is a standard component of a
sequential interview in a position that requires
, Marketing , networking ,sales , business
• The goal of the dinner or mealtime interview is to
determine how you perform in a social setting.
• Are you relaxed and charming or awkward and
• Know The Position
Make sure you and the position are match.
• Know The Organization
Where to find Information about organization.
• Organization website.
• Pick smart, Appropriate Clothes.
• Be polite and friendly to everyone .
• Use positive body language .
• Use specific examples .
• Speak clearly, smile & show enthusiasm .
• Evaluate - Sit down somewhere quiet for a few minutes to think about the
questions you were asked and how you might improve your answers next time.
• Send a thank-you note — Manners cost nothing, so when you get
home send them a quick email thanking the recruiter for their time. It might sound
pointless, but you'd be surprised where being polite can get you.
• Follow up — Not heard from them yet? If it’s been a while it doesn't hurt to ring or
email the recruiter. Use a little common sense though, don’t just ring the next day, you’ll end
up annoying them, and you don’t want that. If you didn’t get the job, you can still ask for
feedback, it’ll help you for next time.
• Try to be alert the whole circumstances.
• Negative attitude
• Lack of interest + enthusiasm.
• Lack of preparation.
• Failure to give concrete example.