Top 7 qualities that HR People look for in a candidate during interview


Looking for ways to impress the recruiter in a job interview? Let me share top seven qualities that recruiters look for when they interview you.

Are you a job hunter looking for how to impress recruiter in a job interview? Getting hired by putting your best steps forward is becoming tricky because of the job hunt practices done by HR people. They judge you on various parameter that nowhere belongs to your qualification, experience and key skills.

So to explore these practices I took advice from a group of hiring managers. Here are some interview tips given below never describe or mentioned by hiring managers, but you should know how to grab the opportunities. Every hiring manager is curious to see these things in your from the very first moment when you knocks the door to come in.



Top 7 qualities HR People look for in a interview


Let me share with you top 7 ways on how to impress the employer and how to behave in an interview.

  1. Be Prepared and Know your stuff
    This is one of the simplest and most important strategies in your job hunt that comes under most important compulsory actions, Research your prospective employer in your homework. Rarely candidate remember to do it. So be one of the rare candidate, this way you'd be able to get an extra platform at top in glance of hiring manager. To research the prospective employer, go through the official website of company, if information available on Wikipedia read it thoroughly. Try to use each page available on company's website to get enough idea about the industry well. To learn about the person with whom you are going to get interviewed use LinkedIn.

  2. Describe about you in a best possible way in a Interview
    Your words should make you the best match for the opened position and organization. Tell the hiring manager how you can be the best possible match by describing your key skills and experience required on this positions. What advantage and output you can produce quickly through your abilities. Show them you're a team player who is willing to take up challenges and to lead the team in the best possible way. Communicate positive attitude during the interview. Positive attitude and strong promise are much more effective than the other qualities.

  3. Never get late to the interview
    This is one of the basic fundamental things that you must understand without any guidance. Leave your home early as possible to join the interview to avoid the reasons of getting late like traffic delay. If you are not aware about the track and routes to reach at venue, use Google maps, or take a dry run a day before interview to know where you have to reach, the shortcuts to your venue, parking lot etc. Keep the contact number of concerned person.

  4. Don't be too early
    This is funny that in above point I said don't be late and now am saying don't be early but it really matters. If you would have reached before 6-12 minutes prior to your appointment then its ok. Either find a place to wait outside because interviewer have a busy schedule and they also want people those understands the value of time. But don't be too early.

  5. Sharp dressing sense
    This is very common and simple thing that you also know, make sure to wear clean and ironed cloths, comb your hair, take professionally accepted haircut, take shower at-least the day of meeting.

  6. Practice the basic and commonly asked interview questions
    Yes! You should know this. Your interview will start with a formal boring conversation. Here you are responsible to present yourself in a way that can prove your candidacy, Questions like, Tell me something about yourself, strengths and weaknesses, do you have any query? Why you want to work for us? For these general interview questions, you must show your creativity and intelligence rather than showing boredom and dumbness.




  7. Prepare some genuine, thoughtful and creative questions
    Guardedly! You'll be asked to ask questions by interviewer. So here it's important to ask some genuinely acceptable questions that directly relates to the job profile and show your interest to work on this position. WARNING: Asking about salary, working hours and leaves will make a down fall for you. So avoid these questions.

So with hope, confidence and positive attitude go for your job interview and the success is yours!

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