#4: Engaging in mock and practice interviews.
It’s a cliche, but practice does make perfect. The more you practice your interviewing skills — your responses, your nonverbals — the better you’ll be in the actual job interview.
Anyone can help you with a mock interview, though our first choice would be an adult family member, friend, or teacher — because these folks have had experience with interviews and can give you some insightful feedback. In a pinch, though, a friend or sibling could also work — at least in asking you the questions.
Take mock interviewing one step further and record the interview — use a flip camera or Webcam. Recording the interview allows YOU to observe your responses and behaviors… and hopefully make adjustments and corrections before the actual interview.
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Participating in a few mock interviews is a great way to get prepared for job interviews.
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