#CareerBytes: Tips to prepare for campus placement interviewLast updated on Sep 27, 2018, 12:44 am
Campus placements is one of the most important phases of a college student's academic journey.
Although the experience can be nerve-racking, but with a composed state of mind and decent preparation, one can crack it.
A campus placement interview can help you get your dream job, all you need is grit, smartness and confidence.
Here are tips to help prepare for campus placement interviews.
Prepare a solid resume; Research the employer well
Resume: At times, your resume is the first thing the employers get to know you through. So, make sure to write a professional, crisp, honest and attractive resume to impress the interviewer right away.
Research: It is advisable to conduct thorough research about the interviewer and the company, beforehand. This will boost your confidence, and your chances to answer the interviewer's questions.
Body language, dress
Mind your body language, dressing; Control your nerves
Body language and dressing: Present yourself in a mature and professional manner. Act smart, maintain good posture, and talk confidently. Also, wear crisp, well-ironed and clean clothes to improve your chances of getting selected.
State of mind: Neither be overconfident, nor anxious during your campus placement interviews. The key here is to showcase your talent, knowledge while maintaining a calm state of mind.
Practice; Arrive on time; Stay positive, keep smiling
Practice mock interviews before actually appearing for the hiring round. This will enhance your confidence and improve your comfort level.
Avoid back-to-back interviews. Shortlist companies you really are interested in, and make time for those only.
Always arrive on time, as late comers often lose their chances.
Also, end the interview on a positive note, say a generous "Thank-you" and always stay smiling.