It is the time of the year where interview season in coming, regardless of it being a scholarship interview, a job interview, or a university entrance interview. There are so many aspects to gauge from an interview and it can be quite stressful to handle the preparation all alone, especially for those who are not vocal in nature. When you are getting help from an interview skills workshop, keep in mind these three things that the workshop ought to deliver to help you in your preparation for your big moment.
What to prepare
There are lots of things to prepare for an interview. The first thing would be your knowledge on the course or job that you are applying for because the interviewers need to know that you are aware of what awaits you in the future. The second thing would be the documents that the interviewer needs to see or to flip through to get to know you better and how it should be filed and arranged for the ease of reading. Third thing would be on how to create a professional, neat and clean image to impress the interviewers.
What to expect
Apart from creating an impression with your physical neatness and appropriate dressing, you should be informed that all interviewers are looking for a character that stands out. You should be taught on how to do a good handshake and make sincere greetings and eye contact throughout the interview. Body language should also be stressed on to create a positive impression. Apart from that, you should also be prepared on the questions that will be asked during the interview and how you could harness your existing knowledge and create impressive answers and fit into the piece that the interviewers are looking for.
What you can do to overcome your weaknesses
As mentioned before, if you are not a vocal person, you should be given more practice at the interview skills workshop to improve your communication skills. You should also be taught on techniques to answer on your weaknesses and turn it into something positive that would add value to the course or job that you are applying. If you are unconfident, the workshop should help you overcome your worries and doubts before you go for an interview.