How To Tell If The Job Interview Is Not Went Well

Often after giving a job interview, we wonder how was it actually. If the answers were satisfactory or well directed. Here we share this blog under career guidance, with some sure shot signs which say that the news is not good for you and also with motivation on what to do next.

Here are the signs that say that the job interview went bad:

1. The duration was exceptionally shorter

If there was no urgency and the duration of the job interview is shorter than a scheduled time, that’s a red flag.

Sometimes, the initial interviews over phone or Skype might be short, but if the main interview is shorter then that’s not a good news.

2. They didn’t talk much about the job position

It is obvious that if the job interview goes well, they would tell you something about the role. They could discuss the role. The only time when they don’t care if the interviewer is not much experienced and very nervous or the interview went bad.

3. They didn’t say much about the goals of the company

Like the above-mentioned point, if you are a selected candidate, they would discuss with you about the company’s vision and goals. and if they don’t share such information about the company; it’s a thing to worry about.

4. No type of bonding or connection you felt with the interviewer

Every interviewer has his or her own style. Some might crack a joke, a few might be direct to the questions but things go light if the job interview is going well. But, if it is quiet and overtly serious, then this could be worrisome.

5. You came across few interviewers than it was expected

Suppose you have been scheduled to meet 5 people, but the first interviewer who interviews you, sends you after one round of interview, it could be a bad sign. That says the job interview must not have gone well, and hence the first interviewer is saving the time of the rest.

6. They sent out low vibes

If the interviewer likes your answer, they nod and show positive signs. But if they are not interested and appear stern or give a perplexed look, that’s a thing to worry.

7. When the interviewer doesn’t ask much about your skills and experience

Usually, interviewers ask some basic questions like:

Tell us about yourself

Why you applied for this job?

What is your motivation?

What is your dream job?

If you have given expected and impressive answers to these questions, then next they ask about your experiences and if this doesn’t happen, know that the interview was not good.

So you need to practice those common questions.

8. They repeat the same points

They kept going through your resume over and over

Suppose you have mentioned that you have 6 years of experience, but the interviewer keeps asking, about the same, pointing your resume doesn’t show your claim, then it’s a thing to worry.

If they are satisfied with your answer and find that interesting, then you must be sure about.

The thing could be that the interviewer is an inexperienced one, or your answers were similar to what you have mentioned in the CV. In either case, it’s not a good news.

9. The interview ends in a hurry

Sometimes you must notice that the interviewers hurry to wrap up an interview without finishing the entire process. Then this rush is not a good sign. It says in an interview red flag.

10. They didn’t ask if you would be available

If they don’t ask when you could start or if you are interviewing at other companies; or when you could leave your present job; then again that’s a real problem.

Every time this won’t be asked in the first interview or over the phone. But if it’s the last round and you didn’t get to hear, then that’s a bad sign.

So what next:

No matter how an interview ends, keep doing job searches and facing interviews, unless you take the final call.

So do not sit and keep overthinking, but do your task of finding the best job for yourself.

The biggest mistake that job seekers do is that after one or two job search, they try to wonder what went wrong and tends to feel sad and give up. Well, that’s wrong, you nee to keep searching for several more jobs.

You need to continue with your searches. Sometimes, you might find a job earlier, that’s relaxing but at times, it might take some time. Remain with hope!

With this, we conclude on career guidance tips. We hope today’s post would help you and keep you motivated for job searches.

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