How to Crack Group Discussion
Today we will understand how to crack group discussion. By reading this blog, you can improve your group discussion skills also it will help you in gd preparation.
in the most of the interview process Group Discussion is the important part. It’s criteria for screening the candidates.
The Group discussion is for knowing the communication skill of the candidate and to see how much he or she knows about the current affairs. Group Discussion is used for mass elimination,
And second thing group discussion selection criteria’s are based on actual company requirements.
Group Discussion is the important soft skills that are must for students
Why should group discussion be the first or second criteria for selecting Student?
In Company you have required communication with different people like team members, managers, and customers. So interpersonal skill is very important for students.
Many students are good in Technical Knowledge but they are lagging in interpersonal skills.
A good impression while speaking in meetings or interviews is the basic skill every Student should have. It is the key factor to crack the group discussion.
Skills that judged in group discussion –
How are you communicating with others?
How you behave when interacting with the group.
What is your approach when you are communicating.
Most Important is your listening skill.
How you put your views in front of peoples.
Your Presence of mind.
Your analysis skill and Decision making Skill.
Problem-solving and critical thinking skill.
Your attitude and confidence.
Do’s and Don’ts of Group discussion:
1) Keep proper eye contact while speaking:
During the group discussion, do not look at the evaluator or a Particular person only. Keep eye contact with every team member while speaking.
2) Initiate the Group Discussion:
Initiating the GD is very Important and impactful thing. But keep in mind that you should Initiate the group discussion only when you understand the GD topic clearly and have knowledge on that particular topic otherwise, without proper knowledge speaking may result in a negative impression
3) Allow others to speak:
Do not try to speak a lot and also give time other’s to speak as well because GD is all about the group .Do not interrupt anyone in between while speaking. Even if you don’t agree with his/her thought. Instead of this have patience make some notes and clear the points when it’s your turn.
4) Speak clearly:
It is also an important thing. You must speak clearly and your message should be clear. Use common words. Don’t be too aggressive if you are disagreeing with someone. Express your Self calmly and politely.
5) Make sure that discussion is on track:
If the discussion is being distracted from the topic, then simply take the initiative to bring the discussion on the track. Make all group members aware that we all have to come to a conclusion.
6) Positive attitude:
Do not dominate anyone. Keep positive body language and show interest in a discussion.
7) Speak sensibly:
Speak less, but don’t speak irrelevant your thoughts should be sensible.
8 ) Listen carefully:
Listening is very important in GD if you want to speak, then first listen silently.
So these are the some group discussion tips if you will consider these things in your GD then definitely they will help you to crack the Gd.