4 Interview Tricks That Can Help You Get Hired

4 Interview Tricks That Can Help You Get HiredJob interviews are, no doubt, one of the most important aspects in one’s job search journey. If you’re desperately wanting to land a specific job, you better not blow your chances by messing up your interview. The thing is that going to a job interview can be extremely nerve-wracking whether or not it’s your first time. It takes a lot of preparation and of course, confidence. But what if you don’t feel that confident? What if you there are self-doubts and uncertainties?

 If you’re going through the same dilemma, know that you’re not alone. The good news is that there are things you can do to establish yourself as the most reliable candidate and one that can deliver the most value. Here are some tips to help you through!

Prepare for the expected tricky questions
There are some questions that are being asked almost every time in job interviews. One of these is on why your employment ended with your previous company. If you’re applying for your first job, you’re okay. But if you got fired or laid off previously, you have to come up with a smart way to answer this question.

This is just one of the many possible tricky questions you may be asked. Try to think about and be prepared for the other potential concerns the company you’re applying for may ask.

Allow a flexible time for your interviews
Some interviews run longer than expected and it’s actually a good sign. It means that they are interested in learning more about you. So instead of trying to cut the interview short, give them more opportunities to get to know you, your background, work experiences and how you can be a valuable asset to their company. This is an excellent opportunity for you to sell yourself. The last thing you want is to end an interview early and lose the career opportunity you’ve been waiting for only because you failed to block enough time during the day for the interview.

Show them you’re more than your skills
You scored this interview for a reason. You scored it because the hiring manager was impressed with the skills and qualifications on your resume. While these are some of the good stuff you can highlight during the interview, it would be best to also give them something they do not know yet. Show them you’re more than your skills. Show them your human side, a bit of your personality and how warm you are as a person without being unprofessional.

Show your enthusiasm about the role
Some candidates lose the chance of a lifetime because they don’t seem interested or happy enough about the role they’re applying for. And if you want to land that career, show them how excited, how enthusiastic you are about the job!

Interviews are the make or break phase in a job search process. Be sure to nail your next interview and land your dream career with the help of these tips!

 

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Alan Carniol

Alan is the creator of Interview Success Formula, a training program that has helped more than 80,000 job seekers to ace their interviews and land the jobs they deserve. Interviewers love asking curveball questions to weed out job seekers. But the truth is, most of these questions are asking about a few key areas. Learn more about how to outsmart tough interviewers by watching this video.