Job Interviews: Giving yourself the best chance By Sue Thompson
Being invited to a job interview is a big deal for most people because it holds the promise of something we aspire to, but also requires that, in a short timescale and in unfamiliar circumstances, we present ourselves in the best possible light in order to convince our interviewers that we are the person they are looking for. For many, anxiety about the potential for under-performing turns into a self-fulfilling prophecy because anxiety gets in the way of doing our best. So, how can we minimise the anxiety? While each job interview will have unique interpersonal dynamics and demands, there are nevertheless some general points which it can be helpful to consider. In this guide we offer 20 key points to help you in your quest to succeed.