Dear Experts, Do you have any tips for dealing with a nervous twitch during interviews? My leg constantly moves up and down when I get nervous. If I concentrate too hard on not moving my leg, I lose focus on the questions being asked. Here is how our CAREEREALISM-Approved Experts answered this question on Twitter:Q#461 I cross my legs at ankles, resting feet on heels. My legs can't jump in that position. (@juliaerickson) Q#461 Rearrange your legs, sit up straight, or just let it fly. Kick the questions (that's what matters). (@beneubanks) Q#461 Don't laugh, it works! Put wad of cotton balls in shoe under arch. When you tap, you'll feel it & stop. (@jtodonnell) Our Twitter Advice Project (T.A.P.) is no longer an active campaign. To find an answer to the above question, please use the "Search" box in the right-hand column of this website.

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