Appearing for Job Interview

 
Are you going Job Interview? If yes, then here are few point needs to be taken care of.
 
 
Resume matching your Skill sets:
Your resume should talk only about your technical skills you have actually worked on adding multiple technologies will help you in getting call but it will not guarantee you in clearing the Interviews also you will go with doubt. And doubt is going increase the percentage of your disqualification from the Interview.
 
Research about the employer:
Go through the employer website, it will help you understanding what kind of work company is doing and where you are going to fit there. Also you will get few points for asking questions.
 
Prepare for Common Interview Questions:
Prepare yourself with Common interviews Questions apart from technical questions.
Common question are:
  • Why you want change the Job?
  • Why you? Why not others?
  • If you have switched many companies, then be prepared to answer, why so many Job changes?
  • What is your strength or Weakness?
  • What qualities do you have?
  • What makes you upset at work? How do you handle these situations?
  • Do you consider yourself successful?
  • Tell me a moment which you have done (Related to your Job only :) ) and you feel proud of that?
There are so many question, I will try to come up with new article with all these questions and Answers soon.
 
Sharpen Your skills:
Sharpen your understanding on basics concepts and other skill set as per your Resume. I Worked for Software industry, so I can give example in that perspective.
  • OOps Concepts.
  • Basic understanding of different data structures.
  • Practice for solving some small problem, because few companies ask problem for qualifying Interviews. You can practice for such problems from Codility or Hacker Rank There are N number of sites you just need to google it around.
 
Better Understanding of your Project/Assignments:
Before appearing for interviews, You must have better understanding about your recent Project/Assignments.
Following questions can be asked on Projects:
  • Functional side of your Project?
  • Architecture of your application, Explain the Architecture?
  • What Technology stacks? Why you have used certain technology in your Project.
  • • What different Design patterns you have used in your Project? Why and how it is solving the Business problem in your project etc.
 
Be on Time:
Be there on time before 10-15 min of the scheduled time. Don't be so early also because it can disturb Interviewer schedule.
 
Well Dressed:
Prefer going in formal. Some companies follow casual as well, If you are going in casual make sure you are not in very casual :).
 
Confidant and Enthusiastic:
Be Confident and Answer question with enthusiastically. Make sure you are not over enthusiasts.
 
Answer specific to the Question:
Your answer must be specific to the question, try answering with example. But don't try to over exaggerate your answer. Make sure that your answer is not going very long.
 
Ask Questions:
If given chance for asking any question, make sure you are asking some questions.
You can ask Following Questions:
  • Is this discussion is specific to any Project?
  • What technology stacks you are using in your Project?
  • What will be my role in this Project?
  • What is your expectation for me in first 30 days?
  • How generally you/organization evaluate new Joiner? etc.
 
Communication:
Work on your communication. Work on tricky questions.
 
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