I have read a hundred articles on job interview do’s and don’t’s. I sadly haven’t followed a single one. No matter how prepared I am for it, nothing really prepares me for the nervousness of facing a possible future employer. Apparently, honesty doesn’t really work. And selling myself to an employer is as difficult as waking up on a Monday morning.
Whenever I’m asked about my weaknesses, I’m almost tempted to answer, “Job interviews, sir.” I just don’t because I’m afraid that they’ll immediately escort me out. However, it doesn’t mean I haven’t said anything that make me cringe even now. Being accepted to anything is nothing short of a miracle. How did I ever land a job?
I have said some stupid things that make people shake their heads at me. I’m sorry, if some people are scared of cockroaches, I’m scared of job interviews. [Read more…]