How to be successful in your next job interview

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Tips to help you at your next job interview

Tips to help you at your next job interview

Job interview

Job interview

What is a job interview?

What is a job interview?

A job interview is a conversation between you and the employer. एक साक्षात्कार समयमा कर्मचारी तपाईं विगतमा आफ्नो काम अनुभवको बारेमा धेरै प्रश्न हुनेछ, आफ्नो शिक्षा र लक्ष्य.

A job interview is a conversation between you and the employer. During an interview the employer will ask you many questions about your work experience in the past, your education and goals.

साक्षात्कार समयमा तपाईं राम्रो छाप बनाउन चाहनुहुन्छ हुनेछ. यो धेरै अनुकूल हुन प्रयास र तपाईं काम को लागि एक राम्रो व्यक्ति हुन् भन्ने कर्मचारी देखाउनुपर्छ भन्ने हो.

During the interview you will want to make a good impression. This means that you should try to be very friendly and show the employer that you are a good person for the job.

Here are Tips for your next Job Interview

Here are Tips for your next Job Interview

1. Research the company on Google and LinkedIn

1. Research the company on Google and LinkedIn

Before the interview, find out as much information as you can about the company. Search on Google and LinkedIn to find answer to these questions:

Before the interview, find out as much information as you can about the company. Search on Google and LinkedIn to find answer to these questions:

        • Who is interviewing you?
        • Who is interviewing you?
        • What are the company’s goals?
        • What are the company’s goals?
        • How many people work at the company?
        • How many people work at the company?
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          job interview search

            • Has the company been in the news? Search the name in Google and then clickNews.If you see good news about the company, you can talk about it in your interview.
            • Has the company been in the news? Search the name in Google and then click “News.” If you see good news about the company, you can talk about it in your interview.
            • By researching the company, you will show the interviewer you are interested in the job.

              By researching the company, you will show the interviewer you are interested in the job.

              2. Review your resume.

              2. Review your resume.

              You have already made and sent in your resume. (You can learn how to make a resume on our How to find a job page). It is important that you read you resume before the interview. You should be able to describe the companies you worked or volunteered for in the past.

              You have already made and sent in your resume. (You can learn how to make a resume on our How to find a job page). It is important that you read you resume before the interview. You should be able to describe the companies you worked or volunteered for in the past.

              3. Practice answering interview questions

              3. Practice answering interview questions

              Ask a friend, neighbor, or your English teacher to practice answering interview questions with you. Here are some common interview questions and ideas to help you answer them.

              Ask a friend, neighbor, or your English teacher to practice answering interview questions with you. Here are some common interview questions and ideas to help you answer them.

              Common interview question: Tell us about yourself.

              Common interview question: Tell us about yourself.

              For this question, you should talk about: your past jobs and professional experience. You should tell the interviewer why you want the job you are applying for. You should only talk about personal things if they are related to the job you are applying for.

              For this question, you should talk about: your past jobs and professional experience. You should tell the interviewer why you want the job you are applying for. You should only talk about personal things if they are related to the job you are applying for.

              Do not talk about your children, your hobbies or your religion.

              Do not talk about your children, your hobbies or your religion.

              Common interview question: Why do you want this job?

              Common interview question: Why do you want this job?

              For this question, you should talk about: why you are interested in the job; about why you like the company and about your career goals.

              For this question, you should talk about: why you are interested in the job; about why you like the company and about your career goals.

              Do not talk about money. Do not say you have to get a job. Do not say negative things about your old job or old company.

              Do not talk about money. Do not say you have to get a job. Do not say negative things about your old job or old company.

              Common interview question: What are your strengths?

              Common interview question: What are your strengths?

              For this question, you should talk about your individual strengths. Look at the job description or the company. Think about the things you are good at that might help you with the job. जस्तै, you might be a fast learner. You might speak 3 भाषाहरु.

              For this question, you should talk about your individual strengths. Look at the job description or the company. Think about the things you are good at that might help you with the job. For example, you might be a fast learner. You might speak 3 languages.

              Do not say you are not qualified for the job.

              Do not say you are not qualified for the job.

              Common interview question: What are your weaknesses?

              Common interview question: What are your weaknesses?

              For this question, you should talk about something you have improved at or a barrier you have faced. जस्तै, you could say, “Because I was a refugee, I did not get to finish high school in my home country. तर, because education is valuable to me, I went back to school in the United States. Although not having an education put me behind, I found I am a quick learner and could succeed when given the opportunity.

              For this question, you should talk about something you have improved at or a barrier you have faced. For example, you could say, “Because I was a refugee, I did not get to finish high school in my home country. However, because education is valuable to me, I went back to school in the United States. Although not having an education put me behind, I found I am a quick learner and could succeed when given the opportunity.”

              Do not say you things like: I am late all the time, I am lazy, or I don’t know very much about this type of job.

              Do not say you things like: I am late all the time, I am lazy, or I don’t know very much about this type of job.

              4. Make sure you know the location of the job interview.

              4. Make sure you know the location of the job interview.

              Plan ahead and give yourself extra time. Try to arrive at the interview 10 मिनेट प्रारम्भिक. If you are taking the bus, you might want to practice riding the bus to the company ahead of time so you know what stop it is on the day of the interview.

              Plan ahead and give yourself extra time. Try to arrive at the interview 10 minutes early. If you are taking the bus, you might want to practice riding the bus to the company ahead of time so you know what stop it is on the day of the interview.

              5. Dress Professionally

              5. Dress Professionally

              सधैं एक साक्षात्कार गर्न सफा लुगा लगाउने. तपाईं साक्षात्कार जाने अघि नुहाउनु. तपाईंको दाँत माझ्छु र आफ्नो बाल comb.

              Always wear clean clothes to an interview. Take a shower before you go to the interview. Brush your teeth and comb your hair.

              No sandals at job interviewsअघि वा एक साक्षात्कार समयमा सुपारीघारी वा सुर्ती चपाउनु छैन. धूम्रपान वा एक साक्षात्कार अघि रक्सी प्रयोग गर्छन्. धूम्रपान आफ्नो लुगा खराब गंध र रक्सी कुनै पनि काम मा अनुमति छैन गर्न सक्छन्.

              No sandals at job interviewsDo not chew betel nut or tobacco before or during an interview. Do not smoke or use alcohol before an interview. Smoking can make your clothes smell bad and alcohol is not allowed at any job.

              जुत्ता लगाउने छैन (-फ्लप पल्टाउन) एक साक्षात्कार गर्न. मोजा र जुत्ता लगाउने. राम्रो प्यान्ट र एक शर्ट फेला पार्न प्रयास. छोटकरीमा वा ट्यांक भन्दा माथि लगाउने छैन. टोपी लगाउने छैन, मोजा अक्षर, वा एक साक्षात्कार समयमा घाम.

              Do not wear sandals (flip-flops) to an interview. Wear socks and shoes. Try to find nice pants and a shirt. Do not wear shorts or tank tops. Do not wear hats, stocking caps, or sunglasses during an interview.

              6. Make sure to shake hands unless you can’t because of religion or culture

              6. Make sure to shake hands unless you can’t because of religion or culture

              Handshakes are common in America and it is okay to shake hands with a person from another gender. If you do not want to shake hands, that is also ok. सट्टा, place your hands across your chest and slightly tilt your head forward. Say clearly, “It is so nice to meet you. Thank you for taking time to interview me today.

              Handshakes are common in America and it is okay to shake hands with a person from another gender. If you do not want to shake hands, that is also ok. Instead, place your hands across your chest and slightly tilt your head forward. Say clearly, “It is so nice to meet you. Thank you for taking time to interview me today.”

              7. Smile

              7. Smile

              मुस्कान प्रयास. यो सकारात्मक हो साक्षात्कारकर्ता देखाउँछ. Although this might be different than in your culture, it’s one of the most important things you can do in the United States to help you get a job. When you arrive at the interview, you might be greeted by different people. Try to be polite to everyone you meet and smile at everyone.

              Try to smile. This shows the interviewer you are positive. Although this might be different than in your culture, it’s one of the most important things you can do in the United States to help you get a job. When you arrive at the interview, you might be greeted by different people. Try to be polite to everyone you meet and smile at everyone.

              8. Look the interviewer in the eyes

              8. Look the interviewer in the eyes

              आँखा सम्पर्क गर्न प्रयास. अमेरिका मा, बनाउने आँखा सम्पर्क आदर देखाउँछ र मानिसहरू विश्वास गर्न मद्दत गर्छ.

              Try to make eye contact. In the United States, making eye contact shows respect and helps people trust you.

              9. Make sure your phone is turned off.

              9. Make sure your phone is turned off.

              Turn your phone off before the interview. Do not look at your phone during the interview. If you accidentally forget and your phone rings, immediately turn it off or silence it. Do not answer it.

              Turn your phone off before the interview. Do not look at your phone during the interview. If you accidentally forget and your phone rings, immediately turn it off or silence it. Do not answer it.

              10. सकेसम्म प्रयास गर

              10. Do your best

              सम्झनु, you have already done the hardest part because you already got the job interview. You have already prepared. Now is time to do your best.

              Remember, you have already done the hardest part because you already got the job interview. You have already prepared. Now is time to do your best.

              11. Ask at least one question

              11. Ask at least one question

              At the end of the interview, ask at least one question. This shows you are interstsed in the job and company.

              At the end of the interview, ask at least one question. This shows you are interstsed in the job and company.

              Do not ask questions about salary (pay) or time off. You can ask these questions later, after you get the job offer.

              Do not ask questions about salary (pay) or time off. You can ask these questions later, after you get the job offer.

              12. Send a thank you email or letter after the interview

              12. Send a thank you email or letter after the interview

              Before you leave, ask for the person’s card so you can send them a thank you note. If you don’t get the job, send them an email and ask them if they will give you feedback on why you didn’t get the job.

              Before you leave, ask for the person’s card so you can send them a thank you note. If you don’t get the job, send them an email and ask them if they will give you feedback on why you didn’t get the job.

              Good luck! We hope this helped you get ready for a job interview.

              Good luck! We hope this helped you get ready for a job interview.

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