Remember that there is always a requirement for the role that you may have not been exposed to in the past. In that instance, focus on a plan of action to bridge the gap in your current skillset.”
Tips on interview preparation:
Carefully review the job description and understand the expectations of the role. Then, think about instances in your previous experience or life situations where you would have demonstrated the competencies being highlighted in the job requisition. Remember that there is always a requirement for the role that you may have not been exposed to in the past. In that instance, focus on a plan of action to bridge the gap in your current skillset.
Best interview questions for a candidate to ask:
Try to ask the interviewer questions that allow them to share their experience in the organization and their career journey. You can gain great insight into your own future career growth opportunities on the team or at the company. Also consider asking questions about the impact of any industry/sector trends relevant to the role.
Advice on overcoming nerves prior to an interview:
It is normal to be nervous before interviews. To remove some anxiety, think of the interview as a guided conversation. Try to go with flow of the interview without worrying too much about a pre-determined direction.
Your resume is the most important part of the hiring process. It is a portal through which interviewers get a view to of your career history. Don’t just focus on tasks performed but also on achievements backed by data points. The scope and magnitude of the work you’ve done should also be highlighted in the resume.
Overcoming Nerves: Remember that an interview is as much an opportunity for you to assess the company and role, as much as it is for the interviewers an assessment of you as a candidate.