Everyone gets nervous on interview no matter whether you are experienced person or fresher. Even though you are fully confident about your skills and credentials you will surely get little nervous while facing interview. An interview is a crucial opportunity that you get by lot of efforts. All in average only 10 out of 100 applicants get interview call. 90% job applications are just get ignored. In nervousness you may ruin this crucial opportunity of landing a job. Sometimes people possess all the skills, qualifications and abilities required for the job. But they just fail to represent and demonstrate these skills at the front of interviewer because of nerves.
The most important thing you can do to beat interview nerves is to practice and prepare for the interview. Make your mindset concerning interview. On the day of interview wake up early and do exercise if possible. It will keep your mind fresh. Tell yourself that you will face the interview as you generally talk with the people. Employers try to judge you by how you answer questions. Before you get to the interview prepare some common interview questions and learn how to prepare for an interview. Worrying about you don’t know enough is a single biggest culprit causes your interview nerves. Research about the company by visiting company website and studying job advertisements posted by the company. Also learn about the person who is going to take your interview. Make your mind that you are going to talk confidently. If you don’t know the answer honestly tell the truth. If you possess slight knowledge about the question tell the employer and relate it to your job requirements. You will be asked some obvious questions such as tell me about yourself, why are you interested in the job etc. prepare confident answers for these types of questions.
On the day of interview take enough sleep early night. Wake up early and go to morning walk if possible. Fully prepare your schedule for the day of the interview. Leave early from home to keep enough time to you so you can reach interview place on given time. Don’t get too early on the interview place because it can be annoyance to you especially when there is limited space in waiting room. Reach 10 to 15 minutes early at the interview. Read your resume carefully because you will be asked most questions based on your resume. Make sure you are able to explain and demonstrate whatever you have written on your resume.
During the interview itself, greet the interviewer and say thank for noticing you. The most important thing is having confident smile on your face, even if you don’t feel confident inside. It will help you a lot to kill interview nerves. Smiling has scientifically proven benefits: it releases endorphins that instantly make us feel better and can even fake the brain into making you feel happier.