It's time for the big interview. You usually only get one chance to make that first impression, so there is a lot riding on this meeting. Interviews make people nervous, and nerves make people do strange things. Dry mouth, perspiration, and constant fidgeting are just a few of the ways the body manifests discomfort. Related: 5 Tips For Making The Best Impression In An Interview As uncomfortable as it all feels, it is normal. Most managers are used to meeting with nervous candidates. It is not completely a bad thing. For the most part, when an applicant is nervous, it is because he or she wants to make a good impression and does not want to miss out on an opportunity. Virtually every hiring manager has been on the other side of the table. Nervousness is normal, but there are other ways, that often go undetected, where candidates can give a wrong impression in an interview.
September 27, 2016