Treat your anxiety as an ally not an enemy. Be careful what you eat or drink prior to an interview. Don’t “force” yourself to calm down. Control what you can by preparing for the interview. Write down your spinning thoughts. Question your thoughts. Assume the super-hero posture.
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How do I get over my fear of interviews?
Interview Phobia: How to Get Over Your Fear of Interviews Prepare with purpose. Know your brand. Find some humor. Keep it in perspective. You’re interviewing them. Focus on your goals. Embrace your nervous energy. Remember, the interviewer is on your side.
Should I tell my interviewer I have anxiety?
Don’t push it away: Anxiety is a sign that you care about the interview and want to do well. Telling yourself not to have anxiety is actually more likely to make you even more anxious.
Is it OK to admit you are nervous at an interview?
So don’t say you’re nervous — it will probably make you more nervous, and it won’t do you any favors with your interviewer, either. Instead, Say: “I’m excited to be here!” It’s okay to feel nervous — just don’t say it.
Why do interviews scare me?
Feeling scared yet? It’s natural to feel anxiety about a job interview. Someone is about to scrutinize your appearance, mannerisms, what you say, and how you say it. If he likes you, it could mean a job offer, a sweet salary, and the corner office.