I’ve already published an article related to campus interview tips (for engineering students). Over there, I provided preparation tips, details about stages of interview, frequently asked questions and answers etc. This is also an article related to campus placement. Here, you will be reading about some qualities/traits, which will help you achieve success in campus placement process. Read on to find out more details about these traits. If you lack any of the qualities mentioned below, work on it and improve it!
Qualities required to get success in campus placement
Confidence is the most important thing that will help you go a long way in campus placement process. Being confident will help you negotiate different stages of placement much more efficiently. The interviewing panel also looks for this quality in candidates. They rate and value candidates possessing this quality.
How to build confidence, you may ask. Your confidence level during campus placement can be improved by doing your homework properly. Homework here stands for campus placement preparation. Preparation includes- brushing up your technical knowledge, preparing your resume, selecting proper dress, knowing campus placement stages inside out etc. You may make use of this campus interview tips article and start preparation in an efficient manner!
During the interview, candidate must show enthusiasm. Special attention must be given to the mood and appearance during the interview. Don’t get too nervous. Bring with you a pleasant and enthusiastic mood. It will be noticed by the interviewing panel and they sure will rate and like it highly!
3 Communication Skills
Communication skills is something that almost all interview panels give much attention to! Employers want to hire graduates with good communication skills. That’s why they lay extra emphasis on this quality during campus placement drive. Thankfully, it is one such quality that can be developed and cultivated in a person, if he/she puts in the required effort.
If you do your homework and are confident during various stages of campus placement, it will have a positive impact on your speaking skills. If one is not well prepared, he/she will get nervous and it may have a negative impact on his/her communication skills.
If you think that your English is weak and it is holding you back from speaking well, work on improving that weak point of yours! Read newspapers, watch English TV channels, speak in English with friends and family or take help of coaching classes. Do any of the above mentioned things and work on improving your English speaking skills.
Stay calm during campus placement stages such as group discussion and personal interview and show the interviewing panel that you have good communication skills.
4 Team player
Show the interviewing panel that you are a team player. Interviewers value candidates who are team players. They know that such candidates will make the process of inter departmental coordination much more efficient in their company! This is the main reason why they look out for candidates possessing this quality.
You may showcase your coordination and team working skills during the group discussion stage (most campus placement processes have this stage).
Being a team player is good. You will get noticed by the interviewers. But being a leader is a different thing altogether! Leadership skills will help you achieve greatness in your career. Companies value leaders. Displaying leadership quality during campus placement stage such as group discussion will surely help you get noticed by the interviewers.
Be honest while answering personal questions asked by the panel. Don’t try to make up facts just to create a good impression. It is possible that the panel may dig deep into the matter and ask more questions related to that topic, thus making you uneasy and uncomfortable.
If you are asked to fill up a personal information questionnaire form before the interview, fill it up with right information only. Don’t enter fabricated information just to impress the panel. It is highly likely that they will ask questions based on the information that you provided in the form. And answering to questions based on false facts won’t be easy! Instead of creating a good impression it will only pull you back!
Those were the most important qualities, which will help you get success in campus placement. There are other traits too, which will help you perform well during campus interview. Some such qualities are- quick thinking (will help you come up with answers to questions asked during the interview), reasoning (the ability to put your point forward and justifying your stance will come handy during the interview and group discussion stages), analytical skills (will help answer questions involving mathematics and numbers) and intelligence.