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  • Hello everyone. I am Niharika and welcome back to a new lesson.

  • Well, so are you straight out of college and looking for a job? And probably you have an interview lined up.

  • In this lesson today, we are gonna help you with some tips that would ace up your job interview.

  • Now you have finished your education and you are heading towards a new phase of life, so you really don't wanna goof up.

  • So freshers, here are some tips that would help you

  • to answer the most common questions that are asked in an interview.

  • The first common question that's asked in an interview is, Tell me about yourself?

  • Now remember people, the person who is asking you this question is not someone you met at a coffe shop.

  • So things like, I love being on Facebook or I had three girlfriends in

  • my college days is not the right thing to mention. The important things that you need

  • to mention is your education background, then your family background. Like I live with my

  • parents and I have two siblings, but don't get into much detail or probably you can talk

  • about your personality traits. And also you can talk about the things that you like to

  • do in your free time. So these are the things that you need to include, when this question is put forward.

  • The second common question that's asked is, Why should we hire you?

  • Well, here the person is asking you this question, because he wants to know, if you're really serious

  • about this job or probably you're just here, because you are jobless or you're here,

  • because you wanna make some quick money to buy a smart phone. So if you're really serious

  • about this job. The things that you need to mention are about your skills and your abilities.

  • And also back it up with some examples. Now remember a company would only hire you, if you add value to their organization.

  • So the skills that would be helpful to this kind

  • of a job that you have applied for would be perfect to mention to the interviewer,

  • so go ahead talk about your abilities and talk about your skills.

  • The third common question that, you would come across is talk about your strengths,

  • so whether you are a fresher or probably, you are just going for another interview.

  • This question has to come. So you need to be prepared well in advance. What you need

  • to do is list your strengths and back it up with some examples. For example, if you have

  • to talk about your leadership qualities, then what you can do is, you can say that I was

  • leading a big presentation in my college. And the presentation did extremely well and

  • you received a lot of kudos. So this would talk about your leadership qualities.

  • Another skill that you can talk about is your punctuality. Well, yes of course that's a strength.

  • Now again back it up with an example. You can mention that you used to submit all your projects

  • and your assignments way before the deadline date. So again this talks about your punctuality.

  • And then there are certain skills that you can talk about, like how hard working

  • you are or you can grasp things real quickly and please mention examples to it.

  • So this is the way, you will talk about your strengths.

  • Fourth common question that a fresher would come across is, Are you planning for your

  • future studies? Well, it's important to mention, if you are, you need to handle this

  • question very tactfully. Because here the company wants to know, if you are taking up

  • this job for good or are you just using their training resources and then saying good bye to them.

  • So if you are pursuing studies, then please do mention and give a reason to it.

  • And if you're doing some distance education or probably, you're doing a part time course,

  • then please do mention it in an interview. The reason because, if you get this job, then

  • you might have to apply for leaves, when you have your exams. So do not lie and go ahead

  • and tell them, if you are pursuing future studies.

  • The fifth and the last question that I have for you is, So what do you know about our company?

  • If you have a job interview lined up, don't just wakeup in the morning and

  • get all dressed up and then go for the interview. Would not make any sense. You need to be prepared

  • for this interview, so when you know, what company you are going to for the interview.

  • Use your search tools on the internet or go ahead and look at the company's website.

  • Learn and understand what the company is into? What products they make or who are their clients

  • and so on? These details will be helpful to you. Then when you go for an interview, you

  • are well prepared and you know what the company is into. And of course, you will be able to

  • talk much better, when you are confident about what the company is into.

  • This brings me to the end of this lesson; make sure you practice all your answers before

  • you go for an interview. And don't just go boast yourself that how good you are as

  • you like have the best skills ever. Well, just tell the facts and don't lie and also

  • please follow these tips, so that you ace the next job interview that you are going

  • for. Thank you for watching this video, I'll be back with a new lesson soon. Until then

  • you take care and all the very best...

Hello everyone. I am Niharika and welcome back to a new lesson.

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