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Introvert Interview

Updated 04/20/2017

 
     Can an introvert, someone not associated with
     attention-grabbing impact and unforgettable
     first impressions, survive an Interview?

     Yes... just get comfortable and react to the
     simulations by carefully processing stimuli
     mentally, before delivering your response.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   (Click to enlarge image)                                                                                                                                                                  
    5 Survival Tricks Every Introvert Needs to Know Before Going on an Interview
                                                                                                      |  TheMuse.com, 
Aja Frost
    Interviews are already nerve-wracking—and when you’re an introvert like me, they’re
    downright, wake-up-in-a-cold-sweat, I’d-rather-get-my-teeth-pulled terrifying.
    Unfortunately, if we introverts ever want to work, we have to do them, and we have to do
    them well.
 So, check out my five techniques for getting through the process like a champ
    (a soon-to-be-employed champ, at that!).

    How Introverts Can Win The Interview  |  Linkedin, Brian Fink                                                          04/19/2017
    Most people don’t typically associate introverts with the idea of attention-grabbing impact
    and unforgettable first impressions. There's an entire school of thought surrounded why
    they might have social anxiety, but they contribute more to group projects than the office
    extroverts. When they get comfortable, they tend to react to new situations by carefully
    processing stimuli mentally, before delivering a response.

    Interview Tips for Introverts  |  Monster.com, Peter Vogt
    The typical job interview includes many activities and situations most introverts could live
    without, including handshakes and introductory greetings, being the center of attention,
    getting peppered with interview questions, thinking while they're talking and tooting their
    own horn. An interview is, in essence, a few hours or even an entire day of being on -- with
    a job at stake.

    Introvert Interview Fears AND the Antidotes  |  Job-Hunt.com, Wendy Gelberg
    Most people find interviews stressful, but if you're an introvert, interviewing poses special
    challenges. Let's look at some of the most common fears and how to address them to help
    you master the interview.

    Introverts and Interviews  |  The Chronical of Higher Education, Amy Crutchfield                                          01/09/2017
    I
n the years since the publication of Susan Cain’s popular book, Quiet: The Power of Introverts
    in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, a lot has been written and said about introverts. For an
    introvert like me, it almost felt like a movement or a Quiet Revolution. We could embrace our
    true selves and no longer have to pretend to be extroverts — I probably wasn’t fooling anyone,
    anyway.