A job interview really isn’t a measure of your personal or professional worth. It is about an organization matching people against the criteria they have chosen to apply. So they didn’t think you were the perfect match on the day. That doesn’t mean you are not an outstanding professional with great ability – it just means they think they were not looking for you.
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Tips to help you build rapport with the interviewing panel.
Now is not the time to brood or become that couch potato. Get up, review, revise, refresh and get out there! Set yourself some new goals and move forward, there are still opportunities there – it is time to look in some new places.
You are in a much more powerful position before you accept a job. Think about the things you have to bargain with and, for example, how scarce your skills are. Use the information you have gathered about what other people are being paid for the same type of work.
Some people just seem to have the gift of a quick recovery, others don’t! If you find recovery from disappointment difficult, here are some steps you can take.
The more time you spend with your successful self, the more that self becomes you. This helps a lot when you are preparing for an interview and again if you are unlucky enough to be rejected – remember it is their loss and you will do better next time.
Think very seriously about how much you want this particular job and what it really means to you! Clashing values can lead to lots of frustration on both sides.
Whether you are required to go through a pre-screening or have already been given the interview, you must be more prepared than you would be for an in-person interview