Banish your first 2021 interview anxiety with these tips!


Do you sometimes get that stomach rumble, sweating or palpation before an activity? That is nervousness! This feeling takes diverse forms. This may be temporary memory loss, diarrhea ,chapped lips, distorted speech, sweaty palms ,dry mouth, palpations ,shaky feet and even inability to smile .Every new year comes with different experiences. Job hunting is one of the many traditions that have remained constant in the society over time without getting altered. In every activity, you know that you always need to be prepared for a task ahead. Anxiety is one emotions during an interview that can be a setback even after you’ve studied every possible interview questions. If you are a bundle of interview nerves, these easy tips might be of great help forever. Over time, you’ll realize your cool and stop being an anxious wreck.preparation is always key before involving yourself in any activity. Commitment to researching on the organization in question; knowing what they do and scrutinizing the job description’s to determine your strengths and weaknesses with regards to the particular position. Being well informed of your weaknesses makes you embrace them and at least do something about them while recognizing your strengths boosts your confidence.If it is your first time to attend an interview in that particular field, it may help to call a friend in the same field if any ,to ask for advice on what interviewers possibly ask.Give the interviewers a firm handshake and sit upright .Upright posture executes confidence. Keep off the other interviewees qualifications because others may have more certifications and you might conclude that they are better than you hence causing anxiety. Engage with them in general conversations like the weather.Ensure that you have enough sleep the previous night. Take a healthy breakfast and arrive minutes earlier for the interview to familiarize yourself with the environment and release any remaining tension by being calm through a few minutes meditationEnsure that you are suitably ,comfortably and modestly dressed for the interview depending on the culture and nature of the job in respective to your values. Being presentable has always been a plus .Non verbal cues always speak louder than verbal cuesLet your CV be on your finger tips by thoroughly going through it. Constantly checking on your CV during the interview is unattractive and this might easily disqualify you. Be ready for questions deducted from your CV ,for example, why are you applying for a job not within your area of professionalism or why have you been in more than three organizations in a span of fourteen months, among others. Be also ready for other unusual questions and respond confidently without fear of asking the panel to repeat the question. Taking a copy of your resume is an essential.Most human resource practitioners agree that being confident and relaxed during an interview gives you an edge on others and makes the panel interested and attentive. Through this, you visualize success.The fact that you were called for the interview is enough proof that they saw your potential for the position. Remind yourself of the things you have achieved and use those to rationalize you fears.

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