Reflection About The Job Interview With Pactera Consulting Japan

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Job Interview Reflection This paper describes the reflection about the job interview with Pactera Consulting Japan (https://en.pactera.com/) , and it is divided into three parts, which are reflections about preparations, interviews themselves, and post-interview follow-up. First of all, I found this position on the Japanese job search website. Since I was primarily considering to work in Japan, this is the best way to look for the available position. At this point, I was cautiously use several job search websites to compared the same position in order to find as much information as I can and not to miss out any differences among the postings. Then, I started collecting the all the information about the company. Since it is the Tokyo branch …show more content…
In order to show my enthusiasm to the position and the company, I asked several questions. After the office-visit, the recruiter told me to take the online test to measure the information processing skills in both Japanese and English. One week after the test, I was informed that I was qualified to have an interview with them. They clearly explained that there were going to be up to three interviews. The first one was going to be conducted by a consultant of the company. The second or third were going to be conducted by a manager of consulting team and/or a Human Resource manager. Therefore, as soon as I got the notice, I started the preparation for interviews. Before I applied for this company, I had gone through several interviews with various companies in order to prepare for the one I was going to desire. I totally understand it is not ethically acceptable but, at the same time, I realized how helpful the real job interviews were because I easily got nervous in the interview regardless of what kind of interview. Therefore, it helped me a lot to know how to express myself more effectively. At the same time, I recognized several discoveries, which were frequently asked questions during an interview. For example, every interviewer …show more content…
I was nervous that time but he tried to ease my tension to have a better interview. Then, I was able to express what I really wanted to tell. At the end of the first interview, I asked several questions tailored to a consultant, who actually run the project. Furthermore, I asked him for the feedback of the interview since he allowed me to have sufficient time for that. Actually, the feedback was relentless, but in fact, I believe, the feedback was really helpful and constructive. Also, I comprehended the corporate culture of the company, which all the employees may try to give feedback each other to improve their skills and services. The second interview was conducted by a human resource team member. The questions I asked were mostly about my experience in the organization or group. Thanks to the feedback I received at the first interview, I successfully express my opinion. I realized that I was pretty confident at that time, but still I saw myself objectively. At this interview, I mainly asked her about the organizational behavior and culture. At the third interview, the interviewer was a Human Resource manager. Surprisingly and unexpectedly, this interview was totally different from the last two because she asked me several questions about how much I know about the company and how I matched with the qualifications of the position. Then, I was given about 20 minutes of Q&A time. I only had

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