Interview Skills


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Interview Skills

  1. 1. A Presentation on Effective Interview Skills By: Charu Agarwal Blog: Email:
  2. 2. Recruitment Process 1 2 6 3 5 4 7 <ul><li>1. Identify vacancy </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare job description and person specification </li></ul><ul><li>3. Advertising the vacancy </li></ul><ul><li>4. Managing the response </li></ul><ul><li>5. Short-listing </li></ul><ul><li>6. Arrange interviews </li></ul><ul><li>7. Conducting interview and decision making </li></ul>
  3. 3. Interview An interview is a conversation between two or more people (the interviewer and the interviewee) where questions are asked by the interviewer to obtain information from the interviewee
  4. 4. Research before Interview Company Role / profile Yourself Research about
  5. 5. Do’s during an interview <ul><li>Keep minimum 3 copies of your updated resume </li></ul><ul><li>Reach 10-15 mins. earlier at the place of your interview </li></ul><ul><li>Be confident </li></ul><ul><li>Enter the room of interviewer with a smile </li></ul><ul><li>Always sit straight </li></ul><ul><li>Keep smiling throughout the interview ( but don’t overdo it !) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Do’s during an interview <ul><li>Keep an eye contact with all the interviewer ( but don’t </li></ul><ul><li>stare) </li></ul><ul><li>Think before you speak </li></ul><ul><li>Be clear and to the point in your communication </li></ul><ul><li>Listen to the questions effectively and answer them </li></ul><ul><li>honestly </li></ul><ul><li>Ask relevant questions if at the end given a chance to ask </li></ul>
  7. 7. Dont’s during an interview <ul><li>Don't be overbearing, overaggressive or conceited. </li></ul><ul><li>Don't show a lack of interest or enthusiasm. </li></ul><ul><li>Don't emphasize money as your main interest in the job. </li></ul><ul><li>Don't expect too much too soon </li></ul><ul><li>Don't make excuses for unfavorable factors on your record. </li></ul><ul><li>Don't condemn past employers or institutions of education; keep comments positive. </li></ul><ul><li>Don't display intolerance or prejudice. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Dont’s during an interview <ul><li>Don't interview unless you are interested in the job...don't just &quot;shop around.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Don't be late to the interview. </li></ul><ul><li>Don't state specific geographic restrictions. </li></ul><ul><li>Don't contradict yourself in responses. </li></ul><ul><li>Don't smoke, chew gum, etc. even if offered or if the interviewer does so. </li></ul>
  9. 9. What to wear for an interview ??
  10. 10. Frequently asked questions in an interview <ul><li>Tell me about yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Your strength </li></ul><ul><li>Your weakness </li></ul><ul><li>Current job roles & responsibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Reason for leaving the job </li></ul>
  11. 11. Frequently asked questions in an interview <ul><li>Short term goal </li></ul><ul><li>Long term goal </li></ul><ul><li>Are you a team player </li></ul><ul><li>What motivates you </li></ul><ul><li>What do you know about this </li></ul><ul><li>organisation </li></ul><ul><li>Why should we hire you </li></ul>
  12. 12. THANK YOU For further details & enquiries contact: Charu Agarwal Visit: Email: [email_address]