When the device in a decent organization, in any case, have to undergo the last stage of the climax of a job - a job interview. Interview with the future employer is quite difficult for the worker procedure that can be stressful even for experienced applicants. We need to clearly know how to behave during an interview with an employer, can not do that we should not say how to answer questions.
So, how to pass an interview? And most importantly: how to make sure that you have a job, choosing from a variety of competitors? To pass the interview, you need to know a few rules.
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Communicate with the employer by phone
Talk on the phone with the employer is the first step in a job where you can express themselves very well and impress. It does not matter who will lead the conversation, the secretary, or the employer himself, in any case, if you can put yourself correctly, it must pay attention. If the Secretary of the conversation held, in that case, he is sure to tell you about the head.
During a phone conversation on the work for which you are invited, you must know some rules, how to behave and what questions should be asked.
Be sure to specify what position you want to invite, and ask all your questions regarding the position. Do not hesitate to ask. Interest in the proposed work, the caller will certainly be interested. This will show that you do not care where to work. If you are from the beginning of the conversation to understand that the position for which you are invited, does not suit you, inform politely, citing strong arguments.
At the time of this conversation many job seekers get nervous, and finally forget to ask the calling entity. If you currently need to have a paper and pen, where it will be possible to write the name of the organization, surname and name of the person with whom you are talking, and the phone number you can call if necessary.
Ask the person who will conduct the interview with you. The right tone is an appeal by name and patronymic, therefore please ask them.
Ask what the exact address and location of the organization to which you are invited. Make sure that the appointed time for the interview is convenient for you, others do not interfere. Note that the interview may take some time, so plan your day in advance. Let us, on this day you are invited to other interviews, respectively, while Pick up, focusing on the past, with an interval of two or three hours. you must understand that the conversation will not momentary, as employers will be interested in your skills and experience.
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Once the interview is set, you can proceed to its preparation. What is needed for this? Take care of the collection of the necessary documents that may interest the employer. Be sure to have a passport, resume (preferably in duplicate), graduated with a liner (if available), various certificates, licenses, etc., in short, everything that has to do with positions offered to you.
It is recommended that pre-review information about the organization to which you are going to go for an interview. Find this information you can in any media sources, such as the company's website, in newspapers, magazines, etc. Do not leave unattended history of the organization, find out how it evolved, the direction of its activities, achievements and the names of units. With such information, in an interview with a recruiter you can prove himself as the person concerned to demonstrate their serious intent. To know more information about the organization is useful and right for most of the applicant. And even if at the end of the interview your nominee is rejected, you, nevertheless, to broaden their horizons of knowledge.
Be sure to plan out a schedule of the upcoming day. Neither the employer does not accept the delay, the more the interview. you should clearly know which truck will get to the place, how long it takes and when you need to leave to arrive on time. You can even pre-travel to the place where the interview will take place precisely to be sure that you will not be late and do not linger in the search of the building.
In advance to be ready for some of the issues the employer, which in any case will be performed during your conversation with him. Absolutely all employers interested in the question about your previous job, why you went there, work there now and where. The answer to the question is better to think in advance. It is important to know what type of answer: "I do not like the team" could deter an employer who concludes that you do not know how to get along with people.
Recruiters often wonder why interest was precisely their company and why you want to work there. In response to it, is to bring as many as possible advantages (which you learned by studying the information about the organization), to express their desire to promote the company and contribute to its prosperity.
It's wise to determine for themselves what specifically can benefit your work as an employee of the organization. The answer to this question you need to know precisely to make a lasting impression on the employer to show their indifferent to the organization, thus his interest.
Honestly answer the questions
You should be able to answer the question about their advantages and disadvantages, as an employee. It will be correct to list more disadvantages to prove himself as a self-critical person. This will take you in the eyes of the interlocutor. But it is worth remembering that your mistakes are not to be very serious, otherwise you will scare the applicant. The main task here - to show that you are able to correct their mistakes, and did it.
Be prepared to report their failures in the professional activities and accomplishments as a specialist.
Answer the questions as possible to be honest, because any lie sooner or later emerge. Often, the employer can immediately see the lie because of its experience in conducting interviews and by the example of many people, which had to talk. You should never speak negatively about their past colleagues and managers. Suffice to say about the absence of the last opportunities for professional and career growth, irregular wages, uncomfortable for your schedule, inconvenient location.
A clear knowledge of what does this organization will help you make an impression on the interlocutor, to understand why their company is interested in you and what you can do for her. Such knowledge only increase your chances of being accepted for the job.
You just have the right to ask the employer all your questions. Be prepared to provide them, specify in the right form. Thereby you show their best side, show your interest.
Great attention should be paid to their appearance. An old Russian proverb says: "Meet on clothes, and escorted to the mind." And so it is.
The very first impression of you to be on maximum favorable. When choosing clothes for a job interview, consider the position for which you are invited. Not suitable for each position a strict business suit. Your clothes should look neat, manicured nails and hair, shoes polished. These small rules Appearance necessarily produce a good impression on your interlocutor.
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At the interview
What you need to remember is interviewed? How to behave?
If possible, try to come to an interview just before the appointed time. It would be much better if you have to wait about 15 minutes, rather than the source will wait for you at least half a minute. Being late for an interview, even if the reason for this was significant in the eyes of the employer crosses out your candidacy for the post of the proposed 99%. This does not mean that in the case of force majeure you may not be too late. Be sure to call the number that learned in advance, apologize and ask whether there is a possibility to postpone the meeting to a later time or even the next day.
Sometimes such situations arise when an employee changes his mind to settle into the organization to which he was invited. In this case, be sure to call the employer to tell him the reason why you have decided to come in for an interview, apologize, that you have violated his plans, and also thank you for the conversation. Let your last conversation about you will leave a good impression.
If you do decide to go for an interview at the entrance to the office of the organization is required to say hello and let that come in for an interview. If you did not come in the immediate office of the company, and a business center, you must clearly and correctly know the name of the organization, which came to pass in the watchman could call them and inform them of your parish.
Turn off your cell phone, clear away anything that might disturb you. Be patient, show their goodwill from the start.
At the entrance to the office is required to say hello, smile, and ask for the name and patronymic to the one who will conduct the conversation with you. If the person did not have a card with the name and patronymic, ask how you can access it. Wishing to advance to win the interlocutor, tell me how you enjoy the invitation is in their company, how would you like to work here. Recruiters are always pleased to hear when his company respond well.
When prompted, take the proposed site so that your face is clearly visible companion. Do not cross your legs, do not fall apart in the chair, do not fumble hands. Get your calm and professionalism.
How can you listen closely to the questions that you asked. If you do not understand the question, you can ask again the interlocutor, but should be careful to ask again after each question will be an indicator of bad taste. Answer the questions, just waiting to hear them. Answers should be concise, appropriate, do not pour a lot of water for 2-3 minutes to answer - is enough. Avoid "yes" and "no", or the employer decides that you can not substantiate your answer, explain their point of view.
Even with the available job, the source may ask you to talk about yourself. It is not necessary to go into detail and tell all my biography. you should well understand that your life is unlikely to be interested in the employer, it is important your skills, experience, achievements in work.
If during the conversation you have any question - do not hesitate to ask them. If you are very interested in the issue of professional development, manage to set it correctly. you must understand that not all positions imply career growth. Before you ask a question you do have to give a detailed answer about your skills and only interlocutor will make conclusions about you.
Show interest to existing training programs and refresher courses. Thus you will manifest itself as a focused person, which further raise your candidacy in the eyes of the interlocutor.
A sincere smile, relevant and unobtrusive good humor, and then about your small blunders no one will remember. Your smile - a measure of your peace of mind and your confidence.
After the interview took place, be sure to thank the recruiter for a conversation despite the final decision, which he accepts. Good luck and success in applying for a job!