How To Prepare For The Interview
The things that are tested during the interview are knowledge, aptitude, confidence, interpersonal skills, ability, and desire to work hard. In addition to this, your physical appearance, good and clear way of communication would also be of good usage for the interview. Therefore, the preparation for the interview includes the practice and improvement for all of these.
The knowledge and the questions that the interviewers generally ask is about the recent developments and events that are occurring that related field. For this, you can read the magazines and websites related to your field. Be in touch with the friends who are related to the same field and exchange knowledge with them. Buy this way you can also get the information about the interviews that they may have undergone.
However, prior to that the knowledge about the basic subject that you have learnt during the training is very important. Therefore, even if you must have got very good marks in it, it is important you practice and revise it before the interview.
During an interview when you answer one question the interviewer may ask a cross-question on your answer. For answering this, you have to think very quickly. Therefore, a good practice is needed. You should practice self-interviews several days before the interview. During this, you can practice such question and answers. If you search the market, you may find a guide or some book containing the questions related to your field. These would help a lot for the preparation. Alternatively, they are also available online.
You should practice until you can fluently answer these questions one after other. There should not be any delay in answer. For this, you can also ask someone to ask the questions and then you can practice the answers for that. This would not only practice the answers to the questions but it would also be helpful for gaining confidence in order to answer them to others.
However, as knowledge is considered to be important for the interview so is the confidence and interpersonal skills. For gaining confidence, you may practice orally the questions and answers that are generally asked for an interview. Practicing loudly would help well. This would also improve your voice and make you more comfortable for giving the answers. This would help you for speaking with comfort in front of many people.
The interpersonal skills are very crucial for working at any place. Therefore, you should have the basic skills required for dealing with the other people.
The interviewers also are influenced by your physical presence. Moreover, practice to have some patience and tenderness in your behavior. Most of the times the interviewers also check whether, the aspirant gets easily angry or misbehaves when he loses his patience, etc.