10 Interview Skills to Help You Get Hired
Acing an interview is a science as much as it is an art, one that requires diligent preparation along with the ability to be at ease in the interview room, comfortable and confident in discussing why you are the best fit for a role.
Interviewing is a skill in and of itself, in which your ability to interact with the interviewer and articulate your thoughts are just as important factors in getting the job as the qualifications listed on your resume. Here is a list of interview skills that will help you get hired.
Winging it is never worth it. Not only will your interviewer see right through it, but your answers (and your self-confidence) will eriously suffer if you neglect to properly prepare. You should dedicate an hour, at the minimum, to your preparation.
Here’s a sample formula outlining a 60-minute preparation exercise:
Indeed, practice makes perfect. In addition to practicing these steps on your own, ask a friend or family member to pose as an interviewer, so you can get used to answering questions in real time.