Impact of Communication on Job Interviews
By: Omer Basharat Abbasi
If you need to get employed, it is necessary to have qualification, experience and the most important thing, that you have to present yourself in such a way during an interview, that the interviewer come to know at first impression that you are the right person for this job .
Your communication skills will decide whether you are going to present yourself confidently or you will fail to convince the interviewer that you are the right person. So it all depends on your interpersonal skills that how you use them to successfully communicate with the interviewer. All things do matter and they have impact on the interview the moment you enter the room till the moment you leave all things are being observed by the interviewer.
So one should walk like a professional while entering, communicate effectively by using good gestures and body language which will let the interviewer know that you are the only person they were looking to hire.
Before going for interview you must keep these things in your mind. Research the organization, seek background information, prepare questions list according to job nature. Analyze job skills and compare the skills you have. Get well suited. Also keep nonverbal communication in mind.
For most jobs, communications skills are important. It’s hard to work as a team if people are not communicating well. At some jobs, like customer service or sales, communication skills are an absolute essential, well it’s more important to be a good listener or a good communicator to present yourself, that what you really are in front of interview panel because it’s all about communication skills.
Therefore effective communication is very essential for job interview, always keep yourself ready for the occasions like that, always try to take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity and the emotions to affect other people which will have a forever lasting impression on them.