There are lots of candidates who wish to make their desired candidates but then there are few scrutiny steps like interview rounds, group discussions, and written exams. Let us see five tips to prepare for a public sector interview:
1. Adjust your “mindset” :
If you are working for a company then you need to ask this question to yourself that how will you fit in the role or how will you be beneficial for the organization rather than just focusing on how will the company be beneficial for me. Access to having is giving minus in order to get therefore you need to check the skills, attributes before applying for a job.
2. Do some research :
It is very significant to understand the role clearly and get to know what the role demands from you. The website is an excellent place to start. There are lots of informative website in the public sector organizations even ASIO offers various information. The target is on the core priorities, business, services or products, legislative framework, and media releases.
3. Compare your skills and attributes to the job :
Here is where hard work actually starts. Allocate two hours for this exercise. You can start by checking the important and required needs for the position. Sometimes the strategic advice, communication skills, and policy development are a few of the common needs. You need to demonstrate the skills to prove yourself in the company.
4. Practice mock interview sessions :
It is important to note down few questions that are likely to be asked in an interview and then you need to practice answering such questions with your friend or colleague so that you can perform well in the actual interview. It is important to look after your body language and also not to memorize the answers as it will not appear natural.
5. Stay in touch :
After attending the interview sessions and taking your leave. You need to be in touch with the company’s HR about your selection and feedback.
Getting Feedback about your performance is very important task to do after an interview but is missed by many.