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Conquer Your Fear From a Failed Job Interview in 7 Simple Steps

Conquer Your Fear From a Failed Job Interview in 7 Simple Steps

Not getting through a job interview doesn't have to be a total loss

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Makendran Gunasekaran
·Aug 22, 2022·

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Table of contents

  • Review the resume
  • Did you have a balance?
  • Review the questions you've been asked
  • Call the interviewer
  • Practice with the interview
  • Remember that you are not perfect
  • Look on the bright side

If your interview doesn't go according to plan, you may have a hard time finding the wrong place. If you are desperate for a new job while unemployed, or are working hard to get more jobs, this new job should be coming soon. However, a failed job interview doesn't have to be a total loss. In fact, you can learn a lot from a failed job interview.

Review the resume


Check again for any errors. If you haven't customized your resume for a specific job, consider changing it the next time you go to an interview.

Did you have a balance?


Find this ideal balance between humility and self -assured. If you're shy this time, you can take steps to improve your next opportunity.

Review the questions you've been asked


Think back to your answers and take the time to find better ones for next time. The questions that may have surprised you the first time won't be as shocking next time, so you can give them the thought they deserve.

Call the interviewer


If you're sure you didn't get the job, check with the person you interviewed to see if you can give them some advice next time.

Practice with the interview


Sit down with a trusted friend or mentor and ask them to submit sample interview questions. Ask for feedback at the end of the test interview.

Remember that you are not perfect


That "What are your weaknesses?" The question isn't just for the show. Take the time to think about your real weaknesses and find an effective answer to this question that demonstrates self-awareness and adaptability.

Look on the bright side


Of course, the interview did not have the hoped-for success, but you're not entirely wrong! Also, think about what you did right so you can be successful again in your next interview.

Don't be discouraged after failing a job interview! Think of it as a learning experience. The situation is still there for you and you are now ready for the interview when it happens.

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