Hello friends, are you still wondering with your resume and still stuck thinking “Why is my resume selected for interviews and am still not able to get through any of them when I do give answers with all those interview skills, to all those questions thrown on me?”
Well! then let’s understand if we have these interview skills with us:
1. Self Confidence:
a. One must speak with confidence and that is to showcase how good and well versed are you with the knowledge of your last experience.
b. Practice in front of the mirror and make someone ask questions and you look at yourself in the mirror to see if you look confident while answering. See to it that you don’t stop in between. There must be a logical flow when you explain your process or task that you did in your last experience.
c. Prepare a checklist or a flowchart which you should practice until you attain perfection to ensure you sound confident.
d. Always maintain a eye to eye contact while answering your question to project self confidence as a part of your interview skills.
e. The pitch of your voice should not be too low or too high.
f. Always remember soft skills as well. For example, a handshake matters a lot too.
2. Time Management Skills:
a. When asked about a project that you were responsible for and how you handled it make sure you mention how well you can place things as per TAT (Turn Around Time) and SLA (Service Level Agreement) and thus showcase how well you have got thistime management skills.
b. You must be sure of those instantly coming questions too, that might be thrown on you to complicate your time management skills by asking questions like “what would you do if you get an report requested from your CEO that has to be replied to him by 11 am whereas on the other hand you have your client to attend to at 10-12 am on the same day.” You will have to be smart in answering such questions by taking into consideration the impacts on business and the job.
3. Communication Skills:
a. During your interview it is your best time to show how well you can communicate. So always be prepared and practice your responses to add up to your interview skills.
b. Give specific examples when explaining things.
c. Reply with examples whenever required and explain how good you did and how well was it recognized and what awards you achieved during those special projects lead by you.
a. Mention how your presence and guidance could motivate others and thus focus of every employee could drive the productivity scores higher and higher.
b. Make sure to mention that you sound very energetic. Do not over do your emotions at any point of time.
c. Never sound boring or like someone who does not have any voice modulation such that you don’t even get enlisted in the first round as well.
a. You must put forth that for you the companies values and rules matter a lot and that you will give your best with the skills you have to add up to the values and be a well known employee in the circle of companies success story.
b. When asked any questions on work morals you must give examples that states how perfect you are when it comes to your strong decision making capabilities in terms of respecting the organizational vision and mission. This will ensure your marvelous interview skills.
c. Give examples how brilliantly you achieved your targets or met your SLAs (Service Level Agreement) and got excellent customer feedback and earned awards from the management too.
d. Do mention why do you think it is essential to be punctual and how does it influence your work and quality and other members in your team and how can you set a good example of an efficient employee. Also, mention what is consistent performance and why is so important for promotions.
All these balances your competency drive and ensures you to be in the good books and lead you to the endless opportunities coming your way to climb those ladders of success that you always wanted and boosts you to be the best every time be it any designation you are in.
Remember well everyone. Never put yourself in a situation where you say to yourself at the end of the interview “I apologize for my terrible interview skills.” Quote said by Heath Ledger.