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Job interview in 1 hour. So nervous!

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Ooplesandbananas Thu 31-Jan-19 08:59:28

As the title says, I have an interview in 1 hour and I am so nervous!
I've been in my current job for over 2 years so its been a while since I had an interview. I'm only leaving as my hours have just been cut so for financial reasons I can't stay there.
The interview I'm going for it for a job in a nursery. I'm qualified but haven't worked on childcare for 5 years so need refreshing on the paperwork side of things.
It's a formal 2 hour interview with a stay and play afterwards.
Any words of advice?
I'm sure I'll be fine, it's just being nervous is a horrible feeling!!

greyspottedgoose Thu 31-Jan-19 09:00:55

Be yourself 😊 try not to overthink it, if you have done it before it should come back to you naturally when you are there

And good luck

MarthaHanson Thu 31-Jan-19 09:05:56

I hate those pre interview nerves too. Lots of deep calming breathes.
Focus on something nice for after the interview even if just a fancy coffee.
You’ll be great!

Ooplesandbananas Thu 31-Jan-19 09:38:39

Thank you!
Just sitting in the car now trying to calm my nerves.
It doesn't help that I'm naturally quiet and shy so meeting new people is always a bit nerve wracking for me.
Let alone new people who are going to be watching me interact with a bunch of new kids!
But like you've said, I've done it before so I know I can do it again. smile

loumumise Thu 31-Jan-19 14:04:10

I hope your interview went well, please let us know how you got on smile

DaffodilPower Thu 31-Jan-19 14:11:33

Fingers crossed for you OP!

Ooplesandbananas Thu 31-Jan-19 16:10:18

Thank you everyone. They offered me the job which is a perfect fit for me and my family. I'm excited to be getting back into my career.
I was fine once I got in there. It's just the initial waiting that gets me every time.
Thanks again!

MarthaHanson Thu 31-Jan-19 19:23:14

That’s great! Well done OP

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