How To Avoid Appearing Overconfident During Interviews

How To Avoid Appearing Overconfident During Interviews
Work It Daily

When you’re REALLY nervous for a job interview, it can work against you. You might not realize it, but your nervousness can actually make you overcompensate and appear arrogant, which can hurt your first impression. Instead of risking looking overconfident during interviews, apply these tips.

(Psst! Can’t get hired? Watch this free tutorial.)

Talk about your mentors.

If you’re worried you’ll sound like you’re bragging during an interview, take some of the focus off of you by talking about your mentors. Show them that you’re open to new perspectives and respect the expertise of others. This will take some of the pressure off you and highlight that you’re willing to learn from others (A.K.A, you’re probably not a know-it-all).

Ask great questions.

One sign of looking arrogant is talking too much about yourself. Yes, you’re expected to talk about yourself during interviews, but the best interviews are two-way conversations between interviewee and the interviewer. When you do this, you appear more interested and genuinely excited about what they have to say. So, pepper in some insightful questions about the role, company, or the interviewer.

Find your self-confidence.

The truth is, if you’re overcompensating, you’re trying to make up for that lack a lack of self-confidence. And that lack of confidence contributes to that overwhelming nervousness you’re feeling. So, find ways to increase your self-confidence. Whether it’s showcasing your strengths or passion for the industry, find a way to boost your self-confidence.

Don’t let “accidental arrogance” kill an opportunity. Use these tips to nail that first impression!

Are you ready to get HIRED?

Watch our free tutorial “8 Ways You’re Being SHUT OUT Of The Hiring Process” with career expert J.T. O’Donnell to find out what’s holding you back from getting hired… and how to fix it! WATCH NOW

This post was originally written by Ariella Coombs.

 


The post How To Avoid Appearing Overconfident During Interviews appeared first on Work It Daily.

How To Avoid Appearing Overconfident During Interviews syndicated from https://dataentrytestpro.wordpress.com/

Advertisements

Author: Build Yourself

Are you confused? Aren't you able to decide about your career? A midlife career change can be a challenging project, Check out our blogs we will help you in providing the knowledge on those fields which has good career growth and we will help you in solving the doubt. Career development is an ongoing lifelong process. During the career development process, students remain open to new career ideas and possibilities. You can also join the conversation on social media like in Twitter, Facebook, blogspot Or contact us directly.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s