You can't affect if you get the job, but you CAN affect how you come across in the interview.
Remember the ICE Acronym when preparing for an interview:
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Are you nervous before you speak?
What is going through your mind?
When you speak, the internal chatter will start...it's inevitable. Use these 7 questions as guidance to help you to get into the proper frame of mind BEFORE you speak!!
It sounds simple, but many people don't know how to give or receive compliments effectively. Here's how to do it well!
“Love challenges, be intrigued by mistakes, enjoy effort, and keep on learning...”
(Carol Dweck, author of Mindset)
Don't fall for the line! What line?
“You're such a great speaker!”
I'm not saying don't accept the praise. Be polite. Say thank you. Then get back to getting better. You can always better your best.
That's the mindset you need. If not, you can fall into the dreaded “Speaker Trap”.
Kwesi Millington helps speakers, presenters and youth to connect with their audiences and master their messages using the power of storytelling in their speeches & presentations. He is a Certified Public Speaking Coach & Youth Mentor.