Tips on interviews for graduates

Mayank Kumar
Written by Mayank Kumar

Posted On: Nov 27, 2018

 

Have you recently graduated? If yes, then this article is for you. After graduating, getting a good job is the first priority. This article will discuss some interview questions and answer examples. It will give tips to the fresh graduates. Let us start with them.

Learn about the company

Once the candidate has applied for a job the first thing to do is get to know about the company. This will roughly give an idea of what questions he/she will be facing. Also, he/she can come up with what he/she will be telling the interviewer. To implement this, candidates can use the website of the company. Their social media handles will also assist. If it is a famous company, candidates may also check the news. A candidate might congratulate the company for their recent achievements. They can give contributions based on their job position. Research about the company should be fruitful and complete. They may also seek academic help for a firm opinion about the company.

Learn about the interviewer

Candidates can try learning about the interviewer once they get to know who it is. Consider their position primarily. With that, a candidate can predict the interview questions and answer examples to them. The HR will test how socially fit the candidate is for the company. Technical questions will not be included. An official related to the job will test the candidate's technical knowledge. A manager would look for candidates that are concerned about their goals and further achievements. So it all depends upon the type of interviewer. Searching for their profiles on the company website and on social networks like LinkedIn can be of great help.

Learn about the job requirements

The candidate should go through the job advertisements to make a clear understanding. This guides them to analyze about the requirements. This precisely can tell about interview questions and answer examples. The advertisements will give hints about possible questions a candidate would face. In an interview, the candidate will be tested about their skills and knowledge. An interview is also a personality check. Candidates can seek help to find out the common interview questions and answers.

Be on time

This aspect is very essential for the interview and after getting the job too. Candidates must reach the place a little early to avoid a mess. Ensure traffic and other factors to make it on time. After reaching, the candidate can relax for a few minutes.

Have confidence

Confidence is very important. An interview will instigate uneasiness among candidates, but they must appear confident. They must boost themselves by thinking that they are capable of the job and that's why they are attending the interview. Candidates shouldn't lose their confidence because they have got plenty of opportunities in the world.

Be enthusiastic

The interviewer should look appealed that the candidate is interested in the job. That requires enthusiasm. This is where he/she proves that they are eligible and excited for the job. Candidates can shoot questions to the interviewer about their plans and challenges. This is the time for candidates to show that they know a lot about the company.

Maintain a body language

Body language is with what the interviewer judges the candidate so they must not stammer. Small details like the ways the candidate talks, sits and answers will matter. They shouldn't get very nervous, sweaty or look tensed. Relax and look calm when they enter.

Dress up correct for the interview

If the job requires a specific dress code, then candidates should follow it. For example, lawyers have a definite dressing and other jobs just require a formal dressing. Candidates can ask their seniors for help. Otherwise, they can check on how the employees have dressed on the company's website.

Breathe and be honest

Breathing is a very good tip to follow before an interview that relaxes the candidate and also gives time if he/she doesn't know an answer. Candidates will have all the interview questions and answer examples that they have to prepare. It's a great tool. Also, candidate must be honest. Exaggerating about oneself will not work in job interviews. Hope these tips will be useful to all the freshers and graduates out there.

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