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How To Deal With The Job Interview And Get The Job?

By Michelle L Published 11/30/2009 | Jobs and Careers


When it comes to facing the job interview, many people get nervous even with the though of it. However, if you really come to think about it you will feel that there is nothing for you to be nervous about. After all, no one is going to eat you up when you go for an interview. Now if you want to come out of the interview with flying colors, then there are certain points that you should keep in mind and they are as follows:

  • Do your research about the company properly. This way, you will be able to answer any question that the interviewer may ask you about the company. By having the answers to his questions, you will be able to impress the person interviewing you and this will also show that you are a professional. Go to the website of the company and read the information that is mentioned there.
  • Make sure that you arrive at the venue on time. It will be very unprofessional of you if you are late for your job interview. Not only will you feel embarrassed at being late, the interviewer may also not have a good impression of you. Now you must be wondering why I am asking you to arrive before the time allotted to you. You see, it has been found that about15% of people arrive late for their interview. So, make sure you reach the venue on time.
  • Once you enter the room, be sure to have a smile on your face and greet the person sitting in the room. If there is more than one person who will be conducting the interview then make sure you greet each and every one of them and look them in the eyes.
  • Be very polite when you are talking. Try not to speak in a loud tone and neither should your voice is inaudible.
  • It is normal for some people to be nervous when they are in an interview. If you feel nervous then what you can do is smile. It has worked for many people and it will work for you too. The more nervous you are, the more you should smile. This will definitely hide your nervousness and the interviewer will not be able to make out that you are nervous.
  • Once the interview is over, be sure to tell the interviewer(s) ‘thank you for your time and have a great day’.