Do’s And Don’ts In An Interview
An Interview is a place where you have show talents and get placed in a smart way. So before you attend an interview know the do’s and don’ts in an interview.
Do’s In an Interview
> Dress like a professional student.
> Know the location of the interview to be held and be reach the place earlier.
> Know about the companies.
> Have an extra resume copy with you.
> Greet the receptionist and interviewer.
> Fill the application neatly.
> Shake hands firmly.
> Wait till they offer a chair.
> Have eye contact with the interviewer.
> Talk politely.
> Avoid poor language, slang and pause words like “uh”, “hmm”, etc.
> Listen the question carefully, and ask them to repeat the question if you need time to prepare answer or can’t understand the question.
> Ask about the job, company when you get chance.
> Try to know about the interviewers.
> Send a thank you letter to the interviewer if possibe.
Don’ts in an Interview
> Don’t show over confidence.
> Don’t show lack of interest in the interview.
> Don’t tell negatively about your past employers, institutions or company.
> Don’t be late to the interview.
> Don’t lie to the interviewer.
> Don’t take notes.
> Don’t smoke before you attend the interview and don’t smoke even if you are offered during the interview.
> Don’t use chewing gum.
>Don’t assume that a female interviewer is “Mrs.” or “Miss.” Address her as “Ms.” unless told otherwise. (If she has a Ph.D. or other doctoral degree or medical degree, use “Dr. [lastname]” just as you would with a male interviewer. Marital status of anyone, male or female, is irrelevant to the purpose of the interview.
>Don’t treat the interview casually, as if you are just shopping around or doing the interview for practice.
> Don’t use mobiles, better to swtich off or set in silent mode.
> Don’t joke during interview.
> Don’t answer the question in single word like “yes or no”, give clear explanation if possible.
> Don’t talk personally or about family.
> Don’t ask about salary before you are placed.
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