Preparing for Interviews? Mistakes that you need to avoid..

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Job Interview preparations Tips & Techniques

Interview is the face to face interaction between two parties where the interviewer tries to judge the suitability of the interviewee for the given job profile by asking him/her series of questions and judging them on the basis of different aspects. This the deciding factor whether the candidate can get in the company or not. Hence the candidate needs to follow some concrete tips to outshine in the process of interview:

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Job Interview Tips & Mistakes

1. The candidate needs to make a thorough research of the company he is appearing for the interview. He should have a thorough and detailed study of the company, way of functioning, objectives, visions etc.

2. He should also try to find some details about the people in the interview panel if he gets to know who he will be facing in the interview.

3. The candidate should try to prepare for some commonly asked questions in the interview so that he gets a level of confidence before the interview panel.

4. On the day of interview the candidate should try to maintain a friendly gestures towards all the persons present in the company like receptionist, executives etc. as the evaluation process starts from the moment you enter the company.

5. He should try to have a positive body language that includes the facial expressions, eye-contact, hand movements etc.

6. The candidate should try his best to prove his suitability for the job. He should make keen efforts to market his skills.

7. The candidate should try to speak at a slow pace but at a high pitch that would improve the confidence and the pronunciation of the words.

8. The candidate should try to carry a professional folder that should hold his credentials, important documents, notepad etc.

9. The candidate should ask some of the pre prepared question from the interviewer that shows his keenness towards the job and the company.

10. The candidate even at the time of leaving after the interview should give professional hand shake and a deep impact that you are quite enthusiastic in joining the company.

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Some mistakes that need to be avoided during Job interviews

The candidate needs to avoid some mistakes during the interview sessions:

1. The candidate should not be late on the day. Make pre planning to reach the venue well before time as first impression is the last impression.

2. He should keep away all the sources of distraction such as cell phones on a silent mode.

3. He should not take the interview round casually but should be well versed about in and out of the company.

4. He should try to make a professional and firm handshake instead of any timid hand shake.

5. The candidate should avoid any wrong body language like crossing the arms that may send wrong signals to the interviewer.

6. He should avoid over friendly nature with the interviewer and try to make a professional distance with the interviewer.

7. The candidate should not be under dressed and over dressed. The candidate should have well professional attire with properly maintained hair and a properly cut nails.

8. The candidate should not express the gratitude or over whelming behavior after the interview as it is not the professional behavior.

Thus going by in a balanced way, the candidates can try to prepare well and give a confident shot in the interview session to fit in the category of most eligible candidate.


Interview is the stage of selection in which the interviewer tries to find the most eligible candidate for the job through a predefined selection process. The candidate needs to make some preparations before hand to clear the interview and get hold of the job. Some pre research about the company, preparing on the expected questions, practicing are the ways to become ready for the day.

On the day the candidate should plan everything well in advance and reach the venue before time to give a positive impact. He should try to maintain a professional attitude and body language throughout the process and give best to influence the interviewer about his suitability for the job.


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  1. Balram  - June 4, 2017 - 5:43 am
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    Sir I am regular follower of your blog and they are very informative, can you share me some tips to improve my English and how can i work on my hesitation.

  2. Jitendra  - June 5, 2017 - 5:12 pm
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    I am good at interview skills. Do you also help in job placement? I am civil engineer.
    Request you to please help.

    • WizMantra Online English  - June 5, 2017 - 5:26 pm
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      Sorry Jitendra.
      We are not a job placement agency; we make student to face the real life challenges and we don’t believe on job placement.
      This is the skill that makes you placed.

  3. John Mathew  - June 5, 2017 - 5:14 pm
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    Nice tips on interview preparation; especially the do’s and don’ts of interview preparation and HR handling.

    • WizMantra Online English  - June 5, 2017 - 5:27 pm
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      Thank you John. We are glad that all these tips were helpful for you.

  4. Vikram  - June 5, 2017 - 5:23 pm
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    How to handle the situation where candidates are made to wait longer than expected?
    Even at higher level of interviews, interviewers are not keen to stick to their schedule. This is very embarrassing.

    • WizMantra Online English  - June 5, 2017 - 5:29 pm
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      This is very subjective and critical to comment.
      There are different aspects on which individuals are judged. Better you should keep patience.

  5. Vikram  - June 6, 2017 - 2:57 am
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    what is the duration of your personality development courses? And what all you will cover in this course? Is this your online module or offline?

    • WizMantra Online English Classes  - June 6, 2017 - 3:00 am
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      This is our custom program and depends on the areas where you want to focus. Better get in touch with our consultants to know more about the services.

  6. jyoti  - June 6, 2017 - 2:58 am
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    i can see interview followup on many website and this is something which is missing here.
    Request you to add this too.

    • WizMantra Online English Classes  - June 6, 2017 - 3:01 am
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      Thank you Jyoti, surely we will add this. Subscribe to our blog and stay updated.

  7. Virendar Negi  - June 7, 2017 - 2:07 am
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    Do you also train UPSC students for interview parts?

    • WizMantra Online English Classes  - June 8, 2017 - 11:42 am
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      Yes Virendar.
      We cover all the aspects of interview preparation regardless of pattern. Get in touch with our trainers for more details.

  8. Vicky  - June 8, 2017 - 11:27 am
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    Sir I am stuck to a company where I am not getting hike and promotion; I am trying for new job from last 3 years but that is also not working.
    I have spend enough time analyzing my weaknesses but don’t know what is wrong with me.
    Seriously I need to help in getting new job. I will be highly thankful for any support.

    • WizMantra Online English Classes  - June 8, 2017 - 11:44 am
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      Dear Vicky,
      It’s complicated; better you should try to find out your weakness in your current role, only then you should plan to change you job.
      Better get in touch with our trainers.

      Thank you

  9. Rupdas  - June 9, 2017 - 3:11 pm
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    These all tips are generic. I will suggest to check for interview preparation tips on youtube as well.
    Do you guys offer or provide video tutorials?

    • WizMantra Online English Classes  - June 9, 2017 - 4:12 pm
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      Yes video tutorials are good for motivation and you should definitely be in touch of all the resources that you can have.

  10. Interview online tips  - June 9, 2017 - 3:13 pm
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    I like the content and blogs..i think you have covered all points on best ways.

    • WizMantra Online English Classes  - June 9, 2017 - 4:12 pm
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      Thankyou.. get subscribed to our English communication blog posts and keep yourself updated.

  11. Mintu  - June 9, 2017 - 3:15 pm
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    I was rererred here from the tips posted on Quora by Sany and it was worth visiting for the interview preparation and language learning.

    • WizMantra Online English Classes  - June 9, 2017 - 4:14 pm
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      Yes she is our most experienced trainer and consultant. We are glad you liked our tips.

  12. cyberton  - June 9, 2017 - 4:01 pm
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    A fascinating discussion is definitely worth comment. I do think that you ought to write more about this topic, it may not be a taboo subject but usually people do not speak about these topics. Many thanks!!

    • WizMantra Online English Classes  - June 9, 2017 - 4:14 pm
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      We are glad you liked our blog and tips on communication learning.

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