How to face panel interview?

panel interviewInterview is scary part for many job seekers that too panel interview which need to answer for the questions of many interviewers. Due to the importance of time many organizations have been conducting interview at a same time for all rounds of interview by more than two interviewers. In order to save time and cost of the organizations they prefer to conduct panel interviews. Panel interviews are highly intimidating as you face two to three people at the same time and they are all coming up with so many questions and importantly judging you constantly. In case if you want to satisfy the panel members you need to have strong communication skills and preparation to impress the prospective recruiters. Below interview tips will help you to ace the panel interview with more ease:

Know before about the panel members

Do some research on LinkedIn or some other social sites or request HR people to know the details of panel members of recruitment. It will help you to know the details of their designations and organizations. This will increase your confidence levels and able to answer the interview in a good way.

Be attentive to each member of panel

Introduce yourself to the panel members with eye contact to each member and avoid staring at any one person in particular, instead make it a point to relax and open your gaze and leaf through everyone. Answer the question by looking around the panel members instead of looking at the asked person. Doing so will help you project a confident image and build rapport with the entire panel.

Prepare well for the interview

Get ready with good preparation for some tricky questions of interview. It will increase your confidence levels and you will feel comfortable also.

Thank them at end

Once the interview is completed don’t forget to say thank you to all the members and ask for their business cards if you haven’t done that before.

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