There’s a famous saying: “Act as if ye have faith, and faith shall be granted to you.” You could say the same about job interview confidence.
We all know we should exhibit confidence in job interviews, even when we’re not feeling confident. After all, it may mean the difference between getting hired or not..,
Many people dread social situations… parties, and family gatherings, particularly those with people they don’t know or whom they haven’t seen for a while. It’s perhaps even worse to face these situations during a job search. Elevator pitches, job interviews, networking events can be very stressful; especially so when you don’t feel sure of yourself.
In the past, many of us practiced a theory of confidence-building we called “fake it till you make it.” But, now, research show us that there’s a much easier way and more effective way to build your confidence!
We’ve all heard of Google’s eccentric hiring process, from the infamous brain teasers (“How many golf balls can you fit on an airplane?”) to the eccentric intern activities portrayed in the movie “The Internship.” In the words of Owen Wilson’s character, “We’re looking at some sort of mental ‘Hunger Games’ against a bunch of genius kids for just a handful of jobs.” Hundreds of applicants do find themselves vying for a single position, and those who make it through the screening process must be as good in person as they are on paper. For many employers, one of the biggest