5 Podcasts/TedTalks to Help You Prepare for an Interview

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5 Podcasts/TedTalks to Help You Prepare for an Interview

Preparing for a job interview can be stressful, overwhelming, and a bit, well, time-consuming. Here are 5 must-listen-to Podcasts to help you prepare, relax, and nail your interview. Off you go and don’t forget your notebook and pen to take notes.

  1. How to Answer Any Behavioral Interview Question, with Gina Riley

Most jobs will ask you a few questions about situations you’ve faced and resolved in the past. These are called behavioral interview questions, and they are designed to demonstrate how you react under pressure, in the face of conflict, or in a sticky situation at the office. This podcast does a great job of breaking it down so you can successfully answer these questions.

  1. How Best to Prepare for a Job Interview

This podcast covers the basics - from sharing one of the first questions you most likely will be asked to the importance of doing research on the company prior to the interview to things you should bring with you for the interview. This one covers it all if you’re new to the interview world.

  1. How to Own the Room in a Job Interview, with Rachel Beohm

This podcast gives you a great breakdown of how to gain the attention of your possible employer by mastering a few, simple things.

  1. How to Stay Calm When You Know You’ll Be Stressed

Interviewing is stressful and often flustering. This TedTalk gives you tips and tricks on how to remain calm in the face of those kinds of situations, allowing you to feel

  1. How your body language matters

This TedTalk demonstrates the importance of paying attention to your body language. This will help you become more aware of the things you should be doing to convey a strong presence when you walk into the interview room.

Doing well in an interview can be hard, but hopefully, these podcasts have given you a few ideas on how to do one successfully. From being prepared, to how you dress, to how you master your nerves, and finally, how you present yourself!