In a crowded room you should see a bubble over each person’s head that reads “OPPORTUNITY!” in big bold letters.
If you’ve been considering a career change, or know someone interviewing, take time to consider a few additional items critical to the success of your interview, namely your style of presentation and your communication skills. Being mentally prepared for the interview is very important. Presenting yourself as an effective communicator qualification in great demand by employers.
Here are a few tips for before and during the interview process:
- Exercise. A short workout the morning of your interview will get your blood and breathing going and will help you present yourself with energy and vitality.
- Breathe. Take slow, deep diaphramatic breaths before the interview. This will help you center yourself, reduce stress, and keep your voice steady and confident. Your abdomen should extend outward upon inhalation and deflate upon exhalation. Breathe in through your nose and out through your mouth.
- Be positive and enthusiastic. Speak with a positive […]