Interview Preparation Tips

1. Execute searching on the employer, hiring manager, and your job opportunity
You should understand the employer, the job requirement, and the background of the hiring manager. The more searching you execute, the more you’ll understand the employer, and the better you’ll be able to answer interview questions. Search the organization’s website and other published materials in google, and ask questions about the company in your network of contacts.
2. Research common interview questions and prepare your answer
Research common interview questions on internet, try to determine what you'll be asked and to compose detailed yet concise answer.
3. Dress for interview successful
Remember that an impeccable personal grooming is more important than a perfect interview outfit. Your fingernails must be clean and trim. You should wear clothing that fits and is clean and pressed. Keep accessories and jewelry to a minimum. Try do not smoke before interview.
4. On time, responsible and good preparation for the interview
There is no excuse ever for arriving late to an interview. Try to arrive at least 15 minutes before the interview. It gives a poor impression to the interviewer if you are late. If you cannot go to interview or arrive on time, please notify the employer before the interview. Arriving a bit early is also a chance to observe the dynamics of the workplace.  One day before the interview, prepare one set copies of your resume and the reference letter. Also, remember to pack several pens and a pad of paper to jot notes. Finally, when you arrived the offices, please shut off your mobile phone.
5. First Impressions if important
To be polite is a basic rule for the interview. When it's time for interview, remember that the first impressions for the interviewer get in the first few seconds of meeting you. Make a strong first impression by dressing well, on time, and when greeting the interviewer, stand straight, keep eye contact, smile, and offer a firm handshake. Remember that having a positive attitude and expressing enthusiasm for the job and employer are vital in the initial stages of the interview; studies show that hiring managers make critical decisions about the candidate in the first 20 minutes of the interview.

6. Remember the Importance of Body Language
While the content of your interview responses is paramount, poor body language can be a distraction, or a reason not to hire you. Effective forms of body language include smiling, eye contact, solid posture, active listening, and nodding.
7. Ask Insightful Questions.
Employers make a judgment about the candidate interest in the job by whether or not the interviewee asks questions. Therefore, even if the employer was thorough in his or her discussions about the job opening and what is expected, you must ask the employer few questions. This shows that you have done your research and that you are curious. The smart jobseeker prepares questions to ask days before the interview, adding any additional queries that might arise from the interview.
8. Thanks interviewer in person or by email
Upon the interview finished, thanks each person who interviewed you before you leave. you should write thank you emails to the interviewer. Althought this will not get you the job offer, but doing so will certainly give you an edge over any of the other finalists who didn’t bother to send thank-you notes.
My Title page contents