How to Prepare For Group Discussion? Tips Dos and Don’ts in a GD
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“Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.”Group Discussion or GD as it's popularly called is a communication methodology where a group of people known as participants share their opinions and views with the other participants, and collaborate on their shared ideas to work together towards a common objective. A group discussion facilitates the flow of information, questions are raised and answered and analysis of an issue is carried out by a team to figure out a solution. In an interview process with a company, a group discussion is a means to shortlist the probable candidates to a select few. Being a part of the group discussion Before getting into the details of group discussion, let us first see what is the basic requirement to participate in a group discussion. Knowledge of current events, general knowledge, and issues. In addition, if the group discussion is technical, then you need subject knowledge to contribute effectively to the discussion. Purpose or objectives of group discussion:
- To shortlist candidates for the next level of the selection process.
- Assessment of communication and technical skills in one go.
- Getting fresh input and ideas.
- Identify the solution(s) to any issues.