How To Ace Job Interviews?
As soon as you hear the word interview, you are bound to feel anxious. Be it the flutter of your heartbeat or the butterflies in your stomach at the mere thought of speaking to potential employees. That’s daunting and can drive almost everyone into a mini panic attack.
Rest assured, though. We’ll list a few interview tips to help ease your frantic thoughts and prepare you with the right vibes to impress your interviewer like a pro!
Identify What Makes You Perfect For The Job
Interviewers always ask you this, what makes you better than others? Be sure to prepare the answer beforehand. You want to charm people and show them that you’re worthy of being recruited.
Research The Industry
Understand the industry and the firm you’ve applied for, know their trends, latest news, and top competitors. It highlights how prepared you are.
Choose An Iconic “Tell Me About Yourself” Answer
Interviewers can read your professional and academic milestones from the resume. So, as you answer the “tell me about yourself,” talk more about your personal life, abilities, strengths, weaknesses, and how you’re overcoming them.
Body Posture And Clothing Matter
Make sure that you sit straight, and your body confidence reflects self-assurance. It’s alright to feel nervous but don’t SHOW that you are. Hide your anxiety behind a mask of calm professionalism. That shows your stress management skills.
Compile Creative Questions
Take some time to prepare strategic questions that indicate your piquing interest in the company. Generic questions don’t impress the company, but personalized and inquisitive ones mean you took time to learn about the firm.
Khuraira Musa reminisces about her experiences as she went for interviews in the makeup industry in her novel, “The Audacity of an African Girl” The book is out now. Go and grab your copies!