Top Tips for Overcoming Shyness During a Job Interview

Job interviews can be nerve-wracking for people who are naturally shy or nervous. Thankfully, there are some practical steps you can take to succeed. If your mind goes blank, take a deep breath and keep the following tips in mind.

  • Show and tell with visual aids: Depending on your specific industry, it may help you to tell your story and keep your narrative on track if you bring visual aids along on your interview. This could be charts and graphs from your research, letters from colleagues or managers praising your work, or a bulleted list of publications or accomplishments.

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