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Preparing for an Interview

Interview can be stressful for anybody, if you prepare and practice well then, you can give your best in your job interview. Here are some tips for interview which will help you increases your chances get selected for the job.

First impression counts

Your first impression matters a lot, so when you are invited for the interview, you should shake hand confidently and warmly. Speak clearly and take a moment before you reply and avoid words like “I mean and you know. Good eye-contact with the interviewer is the must during your interview.

Be prepared

Good preparation provides you confident while giving interview. So, be prepared and collect the information relevant to your job. Prepare yourself to discuss about your academic background, your employment and research experience and why to hire you etc. Do your research about the company background and also be prepared to share your view and ideas about the organization when needed.

On the day of Interview

On the day of your interview be on time, there is no excuse ever for arriving late for an interview. If you make your interviewer wait for the interview, it will give wrong impression to them. So try to reach 10-15 minutes earlier in the interview. Bring a copy of your resume and sample of your works for your own reference. Dress smartly and professionally to give your best impression to the interviewer. Finally, as you enter to the office, shut down your cell phone in order to avoid the disturbances.

Body language

Poor body language can be a distraction in the interview. How you say in the interview matters the most, make use of effective forms of body language like smiling, eye contact, solid posture, active listening etc. Do not play with the pen, eat chewing gum while giving interview.

Ask questions

In an interview, when your interviewer asks if you have any questions then do not say NO”. Asking question in the interview shows your interest towards the job. So, ask the question related to your job like about the day-to-day responsibilities of the job, plan of the organization in coming years and the question that are arise during the interview.

After the Interview

Don't forget to send a thank-you note or letter after the interview. It will add a positive impression to your interviewer. It will not make sure that you will be hired for the job but will show your interest in the position and in the organization. If you have forgotten something to mention in the interview, you can mention it in your follow-up/ thank you letter.

Recruitment synergy is a medical recruitment agency in the UK. We provide locum, temporary and permanent job for medical professionals in the UK. If you need any help with your interview and medical recruitment, feel free to contact us.