After countless clicks of ''attach CV''. Endless ways to reword your cover letters. Tearing your hair out trying to explain what you did at your last job. This is it, confirmed, you've got an interview.
Now, time to PANIC!
Here's the JobsFactor Quick Tips to settle you down for a kick-ass interview and being in the right frame of mind to put your best self forwards.
And no, I'm not going to suggest spending 3 hours, staring blankly at the company Wikipedia page, trying to remember what year the CEO's cat had it's first kittens. This is prep just for you, my little CV wielding interview warrior. Here we go:
30 MINS BEFORE
Of all these tips, this is by far the most unusual. But trust me on this one, it's one of the most powerful tips for any situation where you need to boss it.
Give yourself 5 mins and go somewhere private. Bathroom stalls are usually best. Set a timer on your phone for 2 mins and 15 seconds. Put your phone away.
Take a deep breath and strike a power pose and hold it until your alarm goes off. Once its done, one last deep breath and you're ready to go. What's a power pose? Check out the video below from psychologist Amy Cuddy about the Wonder Woman pose:
That's it, you're all set. Get in there and show 'em what you got!
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