Interview Techniques

Interview is a healthy discussion between two or more people. The Main Administrator wants to know about you.

  • The person should be fully confidential.
  • Communication Skills is main factor for interview.
  • Person should have a unique Personality.
  • His Vision should be more clear.

Interview Preparation

The interview is the most important 30-60 discussion between immigrant or counsellor. A great deal is at stake, yet the research indicates that most people are not well-prepared for the interview process.

Research is a critical part of preparing for an interview. If you haven’t done your homework, it is going to be obvious. Spend time researching and thinking about yourself, the occupation, the organization, and questions you might ask at the end of the interview. Your happiness is at risk and emotions are high.

Job Related Interview Preparation

The biggest mistake in interviewing is not being fully prepared. It behooves job-seekers to use every conceivable means possible to prepare for the interview and to allow ample time to fully prepare. Understand that interviewing is a skill; as with all skills, preparation and practice enhance the quality of that skill. Preparation can make the difference between getting an offer and getting rejected. Initial preparation requires recent assessment of skills, interests, values, and accomplishments; a re-assessment and updating of one’s resume; and research on the targeted company/organization and position. Preparation also includes actual practice of typical and targeted interview questions. Final preparation includes details of dress and appearance, knowledge of the location of the interview, what to expect, and protocols for follow-up.

Students Related Interview Preparation

Interviews by Institutes abroad are very rare and are usually limited to some business schools. You most probably will not have to go through one. But, just to let you know, Wharton visits Delhi, Bombay and some other cities every year to interview applicants. Some schools conduct interviews telephonically and some others through their alumni who are based in the city you live in. If you happen to be applying to an institute that wants to interview, you ought to be prepared. Other typical interview questions would most likely be from one of these categories:

  • Why do you wish to pursue the program that you have applied to?
  • Why do you want to attend this school?
  • Name some other schools that you have applied to?
  • Tell me about yourself.
  • What are your career goals?
  • Where do you see yourself in ten years?
  • What value can you add to the program?
  • What are your greatest achievements?
  • What do you consider your three top strengths/weaknesses?
  • Why should we accept you?
  • Do you have any questions?

Work Experience : Be enthusiastic about your job experience. Portray yourself as one who tries to exceed expectations. Stress on teamwork, motivation, continuous learning and ownership. Be positive when talking about your boss or your firm. If you changed jobs, it should have been motivated by a desire for more challenges, more responsibilities, and opportunity to grow and so on. Avoid negative comments like unappreciated, underpaid etc. Don’t be afraid to talk about a failure. Stress on what you learnt from your failure. Describe your leadership experiences at work. Leadership potential is a very important quality desired by all MBA programs.

Goals : Show that you are committed to your career objectives. Your goals should be consistent with your experience and your desire to pursue further education. Be practical where you see yourself in five years ( refrain from making a statement like “I will be the CEO of Hewlett-Packard”) and be prepared to demonstrate how advanced training and education will help you achieve your goals. Highlight some of the strengths of the program to further justify your choice. Make sure that all your answers connect and reflect the thought you have put in planning for your future.

Spouse Related Interview Preparation : British Tutorials keep in mind how important relations are and when it comes to one’s better half it is always kept in mind that when Spouse is interviewed each and every aspect of his / her spouse is covered so that he / she is prepared to face the honourable High Commission’s Entry Clearance Officer with an ease rather than in a tense state of mind.
There is no one “best” way to prepare for an interview. Rather, there are specific and important strategies to enhance one’s chances for interview success. Every interview is a learning experience, so learning that takes place during the preparation and actual interview process is useful for future interviews.

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