Why? Because only selected candidate who “wins the battle” among hundreds or even thousands of sending a job application letter.
However even the one has good chance to have interview without great and maximum preparation the opportunity will remain useless.
The job interview is like a race. Every prospective candidate is a race participant who must compete with many other participants and he must have the best tools to win. What are the best tools to win the interview?
1. Your Data Are Valid, Authentic and True
If you were selected for a job interview by a company, because they are interested in the your Cover Letter and resume. While preparing the with a job interview you have to carry all of the data that are able to affirm and strengthen whatever you have written in your cover letter or resume. In addition to those written data, you also need to be able to explain them verbally and truly.
You also need to have as much valid data about the company where you will get the interview. The data company will help you create a strategy to lead the conversation during the job interview process.
2. Your Mental Strength
The job interview is a test of your mental strength. The interviewer is also reading your personality during the process takes place, If at that time your mentally is down (read: weak) he will notice your negative side. Your mental strength will help you to show the positive sides in front of the interviewer.
3. Your Communication Quality.
Job interview is a “communication competition”. As the whole process of job interview is communication, both verbal and non-verbal, so your two previous tools will remain useless if you have low quality of communication.