Job interviews are important for both interviewers and interviewees, especially the latter. Although you have submitted your magnificent resume and others, there are actually little things in job interview that are influential.
As notified by an expert in the field, Ryan Kahn, there exists three little things you need to prepare before facing your hellish walk-in job interview. Well, it is not hellish, we are just exaggerating. But anyway, they are still important nonetheless.
For the record, we would not just mention those three important things in job interview. Based on our research, there are actually more. With this in mind, we will sum them up so they will be easier to learn.
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Check Your Appearance
We do understand that working is not about fashion unless you are working in the field. However, appearance does play a great role. Interviewers will judge you by your cover (somehow this saying sounds familiar) and it is true. You do not need to look all good and charming, but you need to be as neat as possible. If you have a bang, make sure it does not cover your forehead. Trim your beard. More importantly, get rid of that smelly breath.
Bring Your Own Stationery
Interviewers often ask you to do unexpected tasks. What we mean by unexpected tasks is not about lifting up water gallon or buying them snacks and drinks. Sometimes they will ask you to write or draw something. Well, this is actually not that unexpected. But, please do bring your own stationery. Although most interviewers will be kind enough to lend you theirs, it is better to bring your own. This will show them that you are ready and do make a preparation. Take that, interviewers!
Imagine that you will have a national, summative assessment tomorrow. Consequentially, you will read, right? That’s right, you have to read. Read your resume again and make sure you master every single thing you list there. Read about the newest things happening in your country. Read about the most recent things the company did. By keeping yourselves updated, you will be able to discuss various stuffs with your interviewers. If interviewers are fond of you, they will ask for your opinion on many things. Better be prepared than sorry.
Maintain a Good Posture
Indifferent to checking your appearance, maintaining a good posture also gives them a good first impression. No companies would want to hire someone who do not look fit. Instead, most of them want their future employees to look passionate and full of enthusiasm. That’s why, practice your best posture in front of mirror. Look at they way you stand, walk, sit, and talk. Find your best posture and impress them with your best looks!
Practice the Way You Speak
Last but not least, your voice obviously plays an important role in a walk-in interview. Of course, interviewers want to listen to you unlike your classmates who probably are not interested to listen to your presentation. With that being said, practice the way you speak. Get rid of all the ums and ehs. Try to sound as professional and convincing as possible although you might not really know what you are talking about. Try to maintain a good facial expression and body language while doing so.
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