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We all know job interviews can be stressful. Interviewees are so focused on making the best possible impression that it can be hard to relax and show your true personality and your professionalism. Thanks to our friends at Essay Tigers, beating those pre-interview nerves and mumbling throughout your answers can be controlled.

This infographic shows the main reasons that interviewees are nervous, and how to combat interview anxiety. It takes practice, but with focus and experience, interviewing becomes easier. Believe it or not, it’s actually possible to enjoy an interview!

Takeaways:

  • A massive 96% of job seekers find it hard to relax the night before an interview. Avoid those tired eyes, make sure you get enough rest.
  • Common interview fears include being late, not knowing how to answer certain questions, and being over qualified. Make sure you give yourself plenty of time to get to an interview, and make sure you’re prepared.
  • The typical symptoms of anxiety include moodiness, feeling nauseous and irrational thoughts. Stay positive, it’s only a job interview, not a death sentence.
  • Before the interview, make sure you get at least 6-7 hours sleep, eat lightly and prepare your documents!

RELATED: Nervous Wreck? 5 Ways to Shake Off Your Job Interview Anxiety 

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About Robbie Palmer

Robbie is an Account Executive at Link Humans. He loves video games, Tokyo Drift and boneless buffalo wings.

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