Are the interviewers cool? Are they Friendly? Are they Welcoming?
The answers for all the questions are “unfortunately” a big YES. And hence, you are in danger!
Quite a few of my students – CAT, GRE as well as those hopeful of taking up jobs have asked me about my views on Trump’s victory and the impact of this on their goals. I am penning what I had told my students a couple of months back during a class discussion, on then hypothetical scenario of Trump becoming the President.
Displaying emotions is often seen as a sign of weakness. But, the truth is that we all are driven by emotions. Mahatma Gandhi, Mother Teresa, Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and many others were and are highly emotional. However, they were and are very much aware of their own emotions and very much in their own control and are balanced. Here comes into the picture: emotional intelligence. The Oxford defines it as the capacity to be aware of, to control, and to express one's emotions, and to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically.
Sweaty palms; unusual heart beat; fidgeting constantly; wavering tone; uncomfortable sitting posture; lump in the throat; trembling hands, and simper on your face.
Come on! We are not talking about the Conjuring sequel (a horror film). It's about your upcoming campus job interview.
What is the biggest reason behind feeling tensed during your campus job interview?