During the final interview, someone of the highest position will be the one to talk to you. Expect the questions to be more difficult than the previous ones. It's also nerve racking as these managers have been trained to spot errors, inconsistencies of statements, and insincerities in action. The good news is acing the final interview is definitely possible, as long as you stick to the following tips:
1. Still be very much prepared. Never think that you're already clinching the position. Final interviews are not for formality's sake. They are still part of the process. Moreover, unless you receive the job offer or sign a contract, you're still considered an applicant.
It's therefore right to come to the interview fully prepared. There is a bunch of lists you can read online on the possible questions that are going to be asked. You can practice on them, so you have a better idea on how to answer the inquiries.
2. Be honest. There's no other way to it but to be honest in everything you're going to say. Avoid giving false hopes or expectations to the manager. However, for your weaknesses, make sure that you don't end up highlighting them. Instead, you have to downplay them. For example, if you're not that good in certain programs, emphasize that you're easily trained.
3. Ask questions. The final interview is actually the best time to ask the questions that are bothering you. After all, the interviewer may be the best person to ask. Talk about salary, working conditions, more ideas about your job description, etc. You can definitely use the information if you need to assess your possible contribution to the company or if it's worth taking in the first place.
4. Develop a sense of confidence. Even in a tension-filled situation, don't allow your confidence level to go down. You can utilize subliminal messages to help you in this case. The subliminal messages are often called affirmations because they point out to you your inner strengths. Therefore, the subliminal messages have an ability to assist in bringing out the best in you.
While you're waiting for your turn or even a few days before the final interview, you can repeat the subliminal messages as often as you can. You can try "I am eager to get the job," "I am looking forward to sharing what I've got," etc. The more you repeat them, the more you become confident about yourself. The more you are also inspired.
Be careful, though, of being overconfident. As mentioned, this doesn't guarantee a job. There's even a chance that it's not only you who's being considered. If you're asked about how much you want to get for a salary, be honest but don't be too greedy.