Mar 192011

CANDIDATE: May I come in, sir?

INTERVIEW BOARD: Yes, please come in.

CANDIDATE: Good morning, sir.

INTERVIEW BOARD: Good morning, please sit down. What is your name?

CANDIDATE: Sir, my name is Rohit Kapoor.

INTERVIEW BOARD: Which post have you applied for?

CANDIDATE: Marketing officer, sir.

INTERVIEW BOARD: What is your educational qualification?

CANDIDATE: B.A. Hons. in Economics. And I have postgraduate diploma in Marketing Management.

INTERVIEW BOARD: From which university did you pass B.A?

CANDIDATE: Sir, I passed from University of Delhi.

INTERVIEW BOARD: What division did you get?

CANDIDATE: First division, sir.

INTERVIEW BOARD: And from where did you do Marketing Management?

CANDIDATE: From YMCA, Connaught Place.

INTERVIEW BOARD: What is your hobby?

CANDIDATE: Sir, my hobby is reading books on marketing.

INTERVIEW BOARD: We need a marketing officer who is not only capable but also fluent and effective in English Speaking.

CANDIDATE: Sir, I am capable enough to join your reputed company.

INTERVIEW BOARD: Do you have any experience?

CANDIDATE: I have three years experience as a marketing officer in Engineers India.

INTERVIEW BOARD: Are you still working there?


INTERVIEW BOARD: You are already working in a big government company. So why do you want to abandon it?

CANDIDATE: Sir, everyone wants better prospects (chances of success). No doubt the company is good. But I am not having job-satisfaction. I want to develop my marketing talents further. And it’ll be possible only in a big multinational where I am able to both learn and contribute.

INTERVIEW BOARD: Well, how much salary are you getting there?

CANDIDATE: Sir, I am getting 15,000/- per month.

INTERVIEW BOARD: And how much minimum salary do you expect from our company?

CANDIDATE: Any salary that you think your company should give me. But I am definitely seeking job-satisfaction – a marketing field where there is a possibility of development.

INTERVIEW BOARD: What motivated you to join our company?

CANDIDATE: It is a reputed company. I have heard that it provides a good environment that nurtures growth and talent development.

INTERVIEW BOARD: What is the main strength of your personality?

CANDIDATE: I am enthusiastic and know how to motivate people.

INTERVIEW BOARD: What are your weaknesses?

CANDIDATE: I may lose my sleep if I make mistake.

INTERVIEW BOARD: Where do you see yourself 5 years from now?

CANDIDATE: Working happily at a senior position in this company.

INTERVIEW BOARD: What do you like most about your present job?

CANDIDATE: Marketing tour to South India now and then.
INTERVIEW BOARD: And what do you dislike?

CANDIDATE: I dislike resistance to new ideas.

INTERVIEW BOARD: Suppose you have to persuade a new dealer in a state to sell our mobiles what will be your opening lines?

CANDIDATE: I shall frame my opening lines after reading the body language of the dealer, especially his face. Common opening lines may be: Good morning sir, I am Rajnish, Marketing Officer of LG – a world leader – whose new range of mobiles are rapidly increasing its market share in India. Would you like to go for an association with us to boost business?

INTERVIEW BOARD: What is the best trait of a marketing officer in your opinion?

CANDIDATE: The art of motivation.

INTERVIEW BOARD: Suppose we select you, then would you be able to join our company from the 1st of coming month?

CANDIDATE: Definitely sir.

INTERVIEW BOARD: OK, youngman we are almost satisfied with your answers. You may leave now. The board’s decision regarding selection will be conveyed to you within a week. Good luck.

CANDIDATE: Thanking you very much sir.

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