Hello, everyone… have you heard about group interviews. If YES..that means you are quite familiar with it..but if your answer is NO then this blog is for you. In today’s life everyone wants to be independent and live their own lifestyle but for that, you need a job right? These days many companies prefer group interviews for the hiring process.
what is group interview?
Group interview means when multiple no of candidates interview by an employer at the same time. Many candidates like group interviews because in this you don’t have to say much and not everyone attention is on you.
Benefits of group interview?
Nowadays employers conduct group interviews because during group interview they can select some candidates who meet their job requirements in less time and the candidates who successfully pass the group interview will go for the one to one interview process.
Group interview helps to know each other. It includes multiple employers so that every job seeker efficiently introduce himself or herself to the person whom he/she will work in the future.
Things to keep in mind before group interview?
whenever you are going for the group interview, there are certain points that will help you to become successful. here are the key points to remember.
1) know about the company–
During group interview sometimes an employer will ask you questions like.
– From where you heard about the company?
-why do you want to join this company?
– what will you do to increase company target?
– why will we hire you?give reason
In order to do well for these questions, you have to know about the company targets, and what are the benefits this company provide to their customers. If you know these things about the company during an interview this will make a good impression on the employer, that you search for the company and you are interested in this job.
2) Talk about your skills–
whenever you are in group interview be confident and keep 3-4 skills in mind that will help you to become successful. Tell the interviewer about your interests, hobbies, strategies for the company goals, good communication skills . with these points the interviewer may be impressed and will offer you the job.
3) Raise questions–
Always come with 2-3 questions in your mind when you come for an interview. This will make you more focus and demonstrate that you have some knowledge about the company `and you are serious about the job.
4) Practice before going to the interview-
If you want success in the interview, rehearse yourself before going. stand in front of the mirror and practice, with this technique you become more confident and you know how you perform in front of the employer. you can take help of your friends and tell them to take your interview and give answers to them, they will tell you where you need to improve yourself. The most important thing is whatever you practice ..always speak loud and clear.
5) Bring copy of your resume–
Have a copy of your resume when going for an interview. This will impress the employer and in case if the employer misplaces your resume copy, you will give and save time. This shows you are a time saver and responsible person.
6) Be short and concise about the introduction-
The very first question in an interview will be ” tell me about yourself ” well, you are in group interview so don’t have too much time to explain about your family or how many siblings do you have? Therefore, be short and explain your skills and share your experience and tell about your goals and strategies to fulfill the requirements of the company.
7) Appropriate body language-
well-dressed in business attire, eye contact, good posture, firm handshake with the employer, smiling face, confident and speaking clear are the main things you should care while attending the group interview.
I hope this blog will help you to know about group interviews and what are the things keep in mind before going for a group interview. I will be glad to know about your experiences in a group interview. Please share in the comments section below……