Change for anyone can be difficult, but there are ways you can control the uncertainly of the experience and the outcome. Searching for a new job can cause people to feel uncomfortable. Interviews with new companies are places where you would feel out of your comfort zone. Once you understand that this feeling is due to the unknown, you will become confident in your ability and this feeling will dissipate.
Every decision you make regarding your employment takes time and careful thought. You need to be organized as you get out of your comfort zone. You must be focused and confident. The best way to do this is by preparation, especially when there are so many variables that you might need to confront.
The fact that you have been selected for an interview or new position signifies that you have already displayed something unique and applicable to the position that caught the manager’s attention. You must remember that although employers seek a technical fit, they also seek a cultural fit.
There are some simple steps that always help. Make sure you set yourself up for what is ahead. Whether it is an interview or your start date always make sure that you are dressed appropriately and have all the tools you will need. This is a crucial step that allows you to feel good and focus on this important opportunity. Always know what is on your resume and the job description. Use the internet to your advantage and research the company. You want to make sure the company is a place you are interested in and will be able to speak about. Being prepared for a conversation is an easy way to stay comfortable and prove that you are interested in the company.
The main reason DTG puts so much time into preparing our candidates is because we want to make sure our consultants feel as comfortable as possible. Our close working relationship with all of our candidates allows us to work together as a team. At DTG we address all uncertainties to make the next step you reach is your best step yet!