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  • Some Common Facts about any interview: Limited Time Only once you will meet the interviewer He doesn’t know you He needs to decide Interview is only a part of the process

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  • 1. Bridging the Gap – Industry / Academy
  • 2.
    • Knowledge Base - Fundamentals
    • Aptitude towards Learning & Development (Newer Technologies/Methods)
    • Articulation – Communication Skills (Verbal / Written / Presentation)
    • Self Motivation
    • Self Confidence
    • Team Play
    Industry Expectations
  • 3.
    • Self Assessment
      • Identification of Strength and Weakness
      • Academic Performance – Knowledge Level
    • Set the Target
      • Decide on a short term & a Long term goal
      • Prepare a Task List and a Plan of Action
      • Implementing the Plan
    • Self Discipline
      • Check Progress of the action plan
      • Take corrective measures
      • Modify plan if necessary
      • Seek Guidance from your Professors/seniors
    Bridging the Gap
  • 4.
    • Success – Needed Qualities
      • Determination
      • Hard work
      • Perseverance / Rigour
      • Can Do Attitude
      • Confidence
    • Preparation for Campus Recruitment
      • Online Aptitude Test
      • Technical Interview
      • Management / HR Interview
    Bridging the Gap – Continues.....
  • 5.
    • Online Aptitude Test
      • Aptitude
      • Mathematics
      • Logical Reasoning
      • English
    • Technical Interview
      • Subject Knowledge (Basics / Fundamentals)
      • Technology Exposure (Basic Programming knowledge)
    • Management / HR Interview
      • Confidence Level
      • Communication Skills
      • Attitude Traits
      • Generic presentations and Conduct
      • Additional Initiatives – Non Curriculum
    Bridging the Gap – Continues.....
  • 6. Bridging the Gap – Continues..... FACING INTERVIEWS
  • 7. Prepare for the Real World Bridging the Gap – Continues..... What do you want to be? What do you want to do? Where do you want to go? It’s time to pull all pieces together!
  • 8. Interview Purpose – From Company’s Perspective
      • To obtain information about the candidate that is not in Resume
      • To confirm / amplify certain inputs
      • To evaluate skills and personality in relation to position and company
      • To convey about job responsibilities and expectations of the company to the candidate
  • 9. Bridging the Gap – Continues..... Attitude 40% Image and Appearance 10% Communication (verbal and nonverbal) 25% Job Skills & Qualifications 25% How Candidates Are Rated in Interviews …
  • 10. Bridging the Gap – Continues.....
        • Education / Technical Knowledge
        • Work/ Project Experience
        • Career Goals
        • Personal Qualities /Abilities/ Interests
        • Knowledge of the Organization / Industry
    The Questions would generally cover these 5 main areas:
  • 11. Bridging the Gap – Continues..... 10 Common Questions that you may face…
      • Tell us about yourself?
      • What are your career goals?
      • Why do you wish to join us?
      • What are your strengths and weaknesses?
      • If you are on this panel, what would you be looking for in the candidate for this position?
      • Are you creative / team-player / resourceful, etc.?
      • What are your reading habits?
      • Why should we select you?
      • Do you have any questions for us?
  • 12.
    • Interview Preparation Guidelines
      • General Readiness (Prior to interview date)
      • On the Interview Date
      • Conduct During the Interview
      • What puts off the interviewer
    Bridging the Gap – Continues.....
  • 13.
    • General Readiness
      • Prepare one minute introduction about you / your family / native
      • Basic Knowledge about the Company
      • Prepare a statement on why you want to join this company
      • Prepare a Vision statement for yourself
      • Be Ready to name couple of Books and Authors and your views on the same
      • Be ready to name few hobbies and explain why you like the hobby
      • Brush up your English – Avoid basic Grammar mistakes
      • Prepare a one minute detail on your Academic Project
      • Brush up basic Geography / Science / Technology
      • Be Prepared to speak about your strength and weakness
    Bridging the Gap – Continues.....
  • 14.
    • On the Interview Date
      • Come Prepared with good rest the previous night
      • Read a standard newspaper such as Hindu etc...- the current week’s
      • Groom Well
        • Invest in for the “D Day”
        • Clean Shaven or well groomed facial hair
        • Mouth wash, Body spray – to avoid body odour
        • Good formal attire with Shoes – Avoid Jeans, Slippers, Funny T Shirts, too colourful
        • Have a pen ready – Do not borrow from the interviewer
      • Do Not bring the mobile phones
      • Know your electives – All semesters
      • Prepare your CV with details (Though you may not have much)
        • Avoid Spelling mistakes
        • Take care of the formatting – consistent across
        • Prepare to explain any gaps in the study
    Bridging the Gap – Continues.....
  • 15.
    • Conduct During the Interview
      • Wish the Interviewers
      • Sit Comfortably
      • Speak Confidently
      • Stay Relaxed
      • Listen to the question asked and allow the interviewer to finish the question
      • Pay attention to your body language
      • If you are not clear about the question, politely ask to repeat the question
      • If you are not sure about the answer, do not try to beat around the bush
      • Do not crib about your family problems / financial needs etc.- No sympathy story
      • Quote examples from Industry and Industry leaders – To showcase your interest
      • Be precise and to the point in answering questions
    Bridging the Gap – Continues.....
  • 16.
    • What Puts off the Interviewer
      • LYING !!!
      • Not Knowing about your college
      • Lack of basic knowledge in your chosen core field
      • Lack of basic knowledge in Computer language such as C, C++
      • Zero exposure to industry / Environment
      • Be careful in selecting your questions when the interviewer prompts “Any Questions”
        • Avoid the following questions
          • How did I do the Interview
          • Compare one company with other
          • What are my Onsite chances once I join the company
          • Work life balance
    Bridging the Gap – Continues.....
  • 17. Bridging the Gap – Continues..... WHAT YOU CAN ASK FOR
      • Qualities for success
      • The future of the company
      • Your future career
      • Training
      • Performance Evaluation
      • Typical day/week
      • Relationships to other areas
  • 18.
    • Points to Ponder
      • This is an interview for a significant position with a Global Industry Leader
      • Make sure you are culturally ready for a professional set up and International operations
      • Success in this Interview will change your and your immediate family’s life drastically
      • ‘ You and Only You ’ are responsible for your success / failure
    Bridging the Gap – Continues.....
  • 19. THANK YOU