Saturday, August 23, 2008

Interviews Tips and Advices

Some stuff you should do in the Interviews:

1 - Arrive on time or early but not too early.
2 - Dress formally, this would give you a self-confident.
3 - Be polite to everyone in the office.
4 - Act confident, but not overconfident.
5 - Give the appearance of energy as you walk.
6 - Don't forget to Smile.
7 - Shake hands firmly and stand until offered a chair.
8 - Look to the interviewer in the eye while speaking.
9 - If the interviewer ask you to fill an application do it and finish it all.
10 - Listen carefully, this would help you finding the best answers.
11 - Take your time and think carefully before answering any question.
12 - Make sure that your good points come across to the interviewer in a factual, sincere manner.
13 - Always conduct yourself as if you are determined to get the job you are discussing.
14 - Stress your achievements.
15 - Finaly don't forget to thank the interviewer for interviewing you.

Some stuff you should not do in the Interviews:

1 - Don’t be late or overdressed.For women wear only light perfume, make up, and jewelry.
2 - Don't forget to bring a copy of your resume!
3 - Don't smoke or chew gum, even if the interviewer does and offers you either.
4 - Don't answer with a simple "yes" or "no".
5 - Don’t over-answer questions or talk too much either.
6 - Don't lie. Answer questions truthfully, frankly, and briefly.
7 - Don't make derogatory remarks about your present or former employers and co-workers.
8 - Don’t mention other companies that turned you down.
9 - Don't inquire about salary, vacations, etc. during the first interview unless you are sure the employer is interested in hiring you.
10 - Don’t take anyone with you to the interview.
11 - Don’t apologize for lack of experience or training; stress your strong points instead.
12 - Don’t put anything on the interviewer's desk.
13 - Don’t try to be very funny.
14 - Don’t hang around after the interview.
15 - Don’t make elaborate promises.

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