Job interview anxiety is seen by psychologists, shrinks, and hypnotherapists very often in today’s world. While our country is recovering from the economic crisis and new jobs become available, employers hiring more and more people. However, the first step in the process of getting a new job is a job interview. Are you among those who feel Anxiety before an interview? Want to overcome this to get succeeded in your future? Let us talk about every aspect in detail.
What is Job Interview Anxiety?
Anxiety is a natural reaction of your body to some upcoming incident, fear or stress. It is the fear of what’s going to happen ahead that makes you feel nervous and reduces your outcome in a particular situation or condition. It may be before a speech, job interview, or your first day at school.
What is Hypnosis for Job interview Anxiety?
Hypnosis is a human condition to have concentrated attention, decreased peripheral sensation that enhances your ability to respond to a specific situation. It involves a process of positive mental practices and reprogramming the mental processes pleasantly and helping one to overcome the deficiencies independently.
Job interview Anxiety and the Role of Hypnosis
Attention Here! Have you lost your job? Or you are looking for your first one? Are you searching for a job? Are you anxious about the interview? Do you choke by the interview questions? Has your confusion become a hurdle for you to find a job? That’s what we call Job interview Anxiety.
I am here for you to help! I understand the job interview is one of the most challenging phases for getting a job as you may find it challenging to face a new person and answer his/her questions. People are usually nervous, and the interviewer asks tough questions, and they have a long list of past bad experiences to be rejected for the job despite all their capabilities. It may make you anxious. You experience symptoms like an elevated heart rate, increased breathing rate, nausea, sweating, depression, shaky body, blank mind, and becoming tongue-tied. Don’t worry! Hypnosis can help you out. It can help to boost your self-confidence and morale.
Mostly, people concentrate on physical appearance, professional behavior, resume content, and canned responses when it comes to a job interview.
But these things, in my point of view, doesn’t matter to a great extent and I am not going to discuss this. For a job interview, make sure to take your brain with you, I mean you have to use your mind a bit more systematically because “what you say” doesn’t matter much; what really matters is “how you say” it and how you first encounter the interviewer.
Irrespective of the kind of job interview you are goings for:
The first thing, the employer takes into his notice is your confidence. Remember, “Fortune favors the bold.” When you go for an interview, you are actually meeting the concerned person for the first time. So, you ought to display a picture of yourself that the other person can like. It’s no different than meeting someone else in your social circle, the sole difference is, it’s formal! So, don’t expect them to like you as a friend, take this task on your shoulders. And the first method through which you can practice this is by emitting confidence. Make sure you display confidence in your vocals, body language, actions, postures, facial expressions, and eye contact. Keep this in mind that people are obsessed with confidence. Confidence is a sign of reliability. You have to display yourself as a confident person in very minutes; only then, your words are taken seriously. Otherwise, your qualifications, capabilities, and skills all in vain.
Make sure you go mentally prepared for a job interview. The interview is not really a sport. But in today world you have to compete for it as players do for their game. When you take is as a competition, your body generates whole different energy to strive for it. 90% of success in a job interview depends upon what you do for it beforehand. Being mentally prepared helps you to compete well with others. You must have seen hypnotherapists hypnotizing the athletes and causing them to visualize the outcome they want; this helps the athletes to improve their performance to the next level. Remember, the vibes that your brain and heart give to your body, that’s your performance means what your mind gives your body, that’s what you can do for yourself. It is actually mental preparation. It helps you to reduce your job interview Anxiety and confusion and infuse positive thoughts in you. It is how hypnosis works. So, hypnosis can certainly help you a lot in your next job interview.
Here are some tips to make use of hypnosis for yourself and boost up your energies for your upcoming job interview.
Always go for a job interview in a good mood. Before going to a job interview, do something that makes you happy. For example, you can listen to music, read a book, watch a talk show, movie or comedy show, meet your close friend or relative, go to your favorite restaurant or anything else that works out for you.
Visit the company’s website and read it in detail, about how to work, their terms and conditions, and much more. Try to feel happy and pleased while reading this. Keep telling yourself it would be a great experience working here and I surely want to do this.
Close your eyes and take deep breaths. Try to recall the moments when you felt utterly proud and confident about yourself. Try to feel that time from the core of your heart.
Take out a print of the company’s logo and cut it out in playing card size.
When you dress up for your job interview, paste the logo on the chest part as if it’s a signed shirt of the company
Now see yourself in the mirror as a company employee, as the company already hires you. Feel positive to work for the company. Smile and feel happy and think this as an excellent experience for you.
Now take yourself in the past. Think as you nailed the job interview, and company didn’t resist a minute to hire you and how glad you were that time. Now you are wearing a uniform and working very enthusiastically in the company.
Take a note pad and a pen and write the positive and affirmative words like smile, happy, glad, success, confidence, etc.
Then write down phrases like I am great. I love myself; I can do, etc.
Then write the questioned you expect to be asked from you and try to answer. Be fully confident this time. Keep telling yourself this is easy, and you can answer this; you have a whole lot of ability for that.
Whenever you have to go for an interview, repeat the steps mentioned above a night before.
Overcome job interview anxiety.
For the job interview, always wear professional and formal clothes, don’t be very casual. Don’t wear sweats except, you are going for an interview for a health club job, and shorts except for position at a beach. Don’t display your tattoos except for working at a night club, bar or a parlor. Remove all the jewelry and piercings and be decent. Always switch off your mobile phone and never call or text during the interview. It won’t present you as a reliable or responsible person.
Don’t speak unnecessarily. Give to the point answer to whatever anything asked from you. Unnecessary details irritate the listener, and he/she loses interest in your talk. In addition to this, you give out the questions to the interviewer by your talk, and those questions in return can confuse you.
If possible, park your car in privacy and repeat steps 1-9 just before. Enter the company with a smiling face. You can be sure about it by noticing the response of the people around. The guard at the gate will smile you back if you enter with a smiling face, then the receptionist at the reception will do the same. And then when the interviewer notices you so happy, calm, confident and emitting positives vibes, he/she will impress from you and will like you at the very first encounter.
What you can do in addition to overcome interview anxiety
Furthermore, some motivational videos can help you out to overcome interview anxiety. You can also take the help of some expert hypnotherapists. Eminent hypnotherapists claim that the confidence of their clients to boost up to 90-95% by hypnosis. It inculcates positivity in them and helps them a lot to overcome their deficiencies and performs a more productive role for themselves and the people around them. Many hypnotherapists say that their clients have actually been qualified for jobs after their assistance, and these people were initially very anxious, confused, and under-confident and couldn’t make full use of their abilities. The point is, you have to believe that hypnotherapy works. It can be a beneficial companion for you. It can really revolutionize your life, and then you will be the architect of your fate. Just believe in yourself and the power of hypnosis. I hope these tips help you. Wishing you all the best for future job interviews!
Prepare for a job interview and overcome job interview anxiety in Philadelphia
After you read all the recommendation above you are probably ready to pass your job interview successfully. If however, you believe you need professional help to overcome your job interview anxiety we are here to help.
The Philadelphia Hypnosis Clinic led by the Medical Doctor and hypnotist Victor Tsan housing different holistic methods under one roof. You may need an acupuncture treatment to stabilize your emotions and equalize the energy flow in different areas of your emotional sphere, or you may be a great candidate for a hypnotic treatment that will create and develop positive synapses in your subconscious mind. Having these positive synapses you will be considering job interview as a part of your normal daily routine that causes no anxiety and while being interviewed you will act like you are acting with your family members or friends.