Following are some helpful pieces of
advice to equip you with necessary skills to confidently join a job
interview amd to soon become the first choice of the employer.
1. Careful preparation
Remember to prepare all the statistic
and information to prove your ability and value to the employer. You
should consider the appropriate positions for your ability and value.
Consequently, it is very important to learn about and compare different
positions carefully before your apply. The requirements and the
responsibilities of the positions will help you to make a right decision
of what position to apply for
2. Reveal that your aim is the fairness and opportunities for promotion.
Affirm that your purpose of applying
for the job is to seek for a good working environment, the fairness and
opportunities for promotion in that company. Based on your study about
the employer, ask them about your responsibilities if your are employed
as well as the company’s aim and plan for future development. Employers
normally have deep impression on candidates who have wide knowledge on
the company and careful preparation before the interview.
3. Prove that employing you does not mean spending money but investing money.
Prove that you have ability and
experience to help the company find solutions for the turnover increase,
expense reduction, good working performance and so on. You should have
outlines or diagrams to illustrate your ideas. Use realistic statistic
if you can. It is very important to carefully learn about the position
you apply for since it helps you prove that you have necessary
experience, ability and strengths to satisfy the employer’s needs. A
number of employers really want to know why they should employ you.
Prove that you are the best choice for them.
4. Never reveal your real present and expected salary and bonuses once you hav not known the job requirements.
After you have proved your ability and
value to the employer, the best way to mention the salary is to asking
about the job requirements first. Then you can offer a certain range of
payment, bonuses, allowances and other benefits to negotiate. In case
the interviewer insists you give a specific number, it is a good idea to
have a survey before the interview. Ask people at the similar position
in order to give a proper number, which proves that you know how to
assess the value of your labor and how to gain the fairness from the
5. Be always self-controlled and determined during the interview
Before the interview, you must know
exactly the reason why you want to work there and the price you have to
pay for the job. You should question yourself how valuable the
opportunity is to you, what you have to give up to get the opportunity,
what you have to swap for the success in the new job, whether there are
any obligatory requirements. During the interview, be calm and
determined in answering questions and asserting your value. However,
your demands ought to be flexible depending on the employer’s capacity
in satisfying those demands. Think of your working days with the salary,
bonuses, and opportunities to learn new things and to participate in
important meetings that you will have once being employed.
6. Keep in mind that this is a beneficial-for-both-sides opportunity
You need to express that you really
want to get the job and that it is a lucid decision to employ you. You
can be of service to them when being employed. Don’t go straight to
the payment and bonuses and pay too much consideration to them. What
matters most here is that you have opportunities to assert yourself, to
help the employer find good solutions for business growth, to promote
the effectiveness of the sales and marketing activities and to bring
about better results. Your interest in payment and your mentioning that
issue right at the very beginning may make a prejudice against you in
the employer’s evaluation. The topic of payment will surely be mentioned
by the employer, maybe at the end of the interview. You do not need to
7. Pay more attention to your boss
to-be than the personnel managers.
It would be fascinating if your future
boss, who understands his demands clearly, himself decides to employ
you. Having a talent as an employee will bring him a lot of benefits.
Hence, show your most appropriate skills at the very beginning and
negotiate to get the most advatages fro yourself when you are employed.
After all, a job interview is a good opportunity for you to shine.
Thus, there id no place for the humbleness. Express your confidence and
enthusiasm and don’t forget to polish yourself.