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Going for a job interview comes with a lot of anxiety. Several questions will often run into your mind. You might find yourself struggling with thoughts of the type of questions the interviewers will ask, if the interviewers will be stern or if you might fumble in the process. All these feelings and more are normal.
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The job applicant understands that his fate lies in the hands of interviewers, and every applicant aims to be the best among the hundreds of people that will be interviewed. The big truth is that interviews in Nigeria are extremely competitive. Nevertheless, with the right tips, you can ace your interview. In this article, I will share a few insights into how to impress your interviewers and get the job.
  • Consider Industry Keywords 

The first step towards ensuring a successful interview that will land you the job by considering the use of keywords during the interview. By integrating industry-specific terminology, you can impress your interviewer and demonstrate to them that you know what you’re talking about. It also illustrates your genuine interest in the field of work and this is incredibly satisfactory in an employer’s eyes. They want to hire team members that are passionate and keen on encouraging innovation within the industry.
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  • Research Your Employer

The next step towards a successful interview is to research your employer because existing studies have shown that interviewers want to know if an applicant is aware of the company he’s applying to. By visiting the company’s website, studying the products and services they offer, and their visions and objectives, you can cast yourself as someone prepared to take on the new role. In the course of the interview, pointing out one of the company’s achievements says a lot about you. You can bring this achievement up during the interview to display your in-depth research. Also, by informing the interviewers that their values align with your personal goals and interest, and previous achievements.
  • Study the Job Description

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It is usually anticipated by the interviewers that all of their applicants ought to read through the whole job description when applying for a job. To examine whether applicants have done this investigation, interviewers will often ask questions that are specific to the job description. Be very observant about the keywords that have been used throughout the job description, entailing specific skills and responsibilities that are relevant to the role. Try and communicate all the information on the job definition to your skillset and earlier work experience. Featured Image Source: Pro Bruno Australia
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This article was first published on 30th April 2022


Nnaemeka is an academic scholar with a degree in History and International Studies from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He is also a creative writer, content creator, storyteller, and social analyst.

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