Have you ever tried to reduce job interview stress? There is a lot of advice about how to reduce stress in our day to day lives but interview stress is something that isn’t something we have on a regular basis so we can easily forget how to manage that.
Going to an interview is something that scares even the best of us. It’s not uncommon to feel stressed, under-prepared and not ‘good enough’ before your job interview. In this blog, we share our best tips to help you relax, make a good first impression and give it your best shot – sweaty palms and all.
Interview stress or anxiety happens to a job seeker who faces elevated stress levels relating to an upcoming job interview. How you feel about experiencing anxiety and stress is not always the same, it can take on many forms and symptoms. Research based in the US found that a whopping 93% of people feel job interview related stress. Most people get anxious as they want to ace the interview, and don’t want to mess it up. It originates from the pressure to perform, in a short amount of time, coupled with people assessing your every move and word.
Now that you know interview stress is common, here are some of our tips to cope with interview nerves:
Know who you’re meeting
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