Top 5 Myths about Personal Interview

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Interview Myths
One important reason why people fail at interviews is because of several myths and fallacy about what really happens during the course of an interview.
All of us know that the purpose of interview is to get into a particular profile, but beyond that few people know how interviews really work and what makes a standing out impression.
Myth no. 1: I am not fit for the Job
Demoralizing yourself is bad, better believe in yourself and sit for the interview. Stop analyzing about competence of others and start focusing on yourself.
Myth no. 2: The more you say the better
In interviews you are asked number of questions to which an individual should respond cleverly. But that doesn’t mean a lot of exact detail is given. Interviews are more about interacting and rapport building. A detailed answer may not be a smart answer; frankly a long and overly detailed answer is often considered as a distraction, despite having its technical accuracy.
Myth no. 3: Never say ‘I don’t know’
Interviews are about impressing the interviewer by answering cleverly and building rapport with interviewer. Now some people feel ashamed of saying “I don’t know” because that may lead to a bad impression. The fear of bad impression makes interviewee loose track. The interviewee now starts waffling and pretends that he knows the answer. Avoid the BIG mistake to always appear perfect, this may act disadvantageous for you.
Myth no. 4: Good Looks can get you a job
If this be the reason then every gorgeous girl would be employed. Please remember it is the personality that matter the most. The statement “good-looking people get job” is blemished. Employers are aware about poor hiring and its cost, so be rest assured. It is important to be presentable and dressed appropriately, do not mix it with ‘Good looks’.
Myth no. 5: Take it easy and just be you
It’s good to be you; it’s good to be relaxed. We must know that interviews are formal events and not social engagements. For instance, you go in a relaxed way, wearing track pants and sports shoes; lean back on your chair; start cracking stupid jokes; I am sorry this might not work. We must respect the formal engagement and present ourselves accordingly. Interviewer may try to be frank but you must know your limits
Make sure you do not repeat these mistakes if you have, already 🙂 Be confident and surge ahead. You surely will get the JOB.

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