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While there are many things in life that scare the living daylights out of us, interviews probably rank up top. Though a handful are able to consider it another walk in the park, for others, mustering up the courage to even stand up is a mammoth task. It really is true what they say; mind over matter. It’s all about telling yourself that an interviewer is also a person. There is no rocket science behind it. Just loads of confidence, positive energy and a willingness to work hard. These are traits that are so contagious they simply emanate from you if they are strong enough. Recall these tips before your next interview.

INTERVIEW TIPS

Facing a job interview is never easy even if you have been through the process many times. It’s always a new and different experience as the company and the people who interview you constantly change, however what stays the same is the fact that you have to market yourself in a manner that will secure a job for yourself.

INTERVIEW PREPARATION

Interviews. The word alone is enough to send shivers down your spine. While some of us seem to breeze through them with an exceeding amount of confidence, the other half of the spectrum wishes a doppleganger could do the job for them. Unfortunately, parallel universes are still a theory so this is not really an option! A better idea would be to challenge yourself, face your fears, and tell yourself that you will give it your absolute best shot and better yet, secure that position. Believe it or not there are some very simple things that people tend to overlook during the process which can either make it or break it for you.

For those of you who have been anxiously twiddling your thumbs dreading that upcoming interview, perhaps these stress-busters from MankindIT should help you take a deep breath.

BEAT THE INTERVIEW FEAR RIGHT OUT

Interview a word you hear more often than you would like especially towards the end of your school years, but one that does not always make sense. You have floods of career guidance exhibitions, stalls, experienced professionals who sit with you and walk you through your options too. Still though, you are all the more confused. Not to mention absolutely terrified. One of the best ways to keep moving forward without being held back is to get rid of that fear. Fear can be crippling. Regardless of what it is you are scared of, it is difficult to get a grip on the matter if you are only focused on what scares you. Practice channeling that fear into energy or motivation that will help you ace your way into that job. In the meanwhile, consider these tips.

DISSOLVING THAT INTERVIEW FEAR

Interview: a word you hear more often than you would like especially towards the end of your school years, but one that does not always make sense. You have floods of career guidance exhibitions, stalls, experienced professionals who sit with you and walk you through your options too. Still though, you are all the more confused. Not to mention absolutely terrified. One of the best ways to keep moving forward without being held back is to get rid of that fear. Fear can be crippling. Regardless of what it is you are scared of, it is difficult to get a grip on the matter if you are only focused on what scares you. Practice channeling that fear into energy or motivation that will help you ace your way into that job. In the meanwhile, consider these tips.

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