Interview Preparation

Do you like to experience a new culture, meet new people, like to communicate in multiple languages, like to explore new places? Do you want to broaden your corporate experience by adding international experience in it? If your answer to the question is yes, then you are in the right place. Check out for the few interview tips below:

Read about the job

You might be surprised with the number of people applying for the same job but most of them don’t read the job description carefully. You may be an expert in your area of the field but understanding the relevant and transferable skills you have is essential. So read about the position carefully before applying for the position.

Learn About the company

Before opting for the company, ask yourself some questions like – Why do you want to do this job? Why do you want to work for this particular company? On what terms the company is different from its competitor? These are common questions so prepare in advance. Prepare for the question why you want a career change?

Experience and examples

Interviewers want to know the details of the person they are hiring. Would they be a good fit for the organization? Relevant experience would be an added advantage. If your experience differs a bit then you can explain them with examples of the past that would prove yourself to be the best fit for the role. Know about the job well and then explain your experience with an example.

Dress to Impress

Dress well even if its a skype interview. It’s all about getting into a mindset that you are giving an interview for an overseas job. A shirt might make you feel confident but a T-shirt would make you feel as if you are chatting with your friends online.

Best location for the interview

Think about the best place you can have the interview. Think about the strong internet connection and background noise. If it’s in your bedroom, tidy up and make it look presentable. Inform everybody before hand not to disturb you during the interview.

Early Bird catches the worm

Check your internet and computer connections well before the interview. There should not be any technical issues during the interview, it will create a bad impression. Log in a bit early to make the interviewer feel that how serious you are about the interview.

Relax

Last but not the least relax as much as you can. Obviously, you might be under pressure because this is your first overseas interview. Don’t get too stressed up and be confident.

All the best for your overseas Interview.

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