Science has shown that mindset is more important than the inborn talent as a predictor of success, and the best thing about the mindset is that you can change it anytime. It has been proven that being confident in your ability and developing the right mindset can do wonders to help you ace your interview and get you your dream job. A lot of people don’t end up getting the job, even though they are experienced and have a formidable resume. What seems to be the problem?
It could be an issue with their mindset, which is being emphasized more and more by recruiters. It is important to have the right mindset because that reflects on your overall mood and how you portray your feelings to other people. There are various studies where it was found that people with the right mindset were able to do a task much better than others who had a different mindset.
People who have a positive mindset are happier and more confident in their jobs, while those that are struggling or stressed are going to struggle to work productively. There are a lot of people out there looking for jobs but are failing to impress in the interview. The reason for that is because they enter the interview with a ‘defeatist’ mindset, where they have failed themselves even before they have been evaluated. You are always going to be your harshest critic, but not having confidence and faith in yourself when you walk into an interview is a recipe for disaster.
There is nothing you can’t accomplish if you really put your mind to it, and if you learn how to develop the right mindset before going into an interview, you can make a big difference in acing that interview, and getting the job you always wanted.
Do you think that having the right mindset is important to getting a job or being successful at work?
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About U Diverse’s founder:
Magali Toussaint is the founder of U Diverse. She is a certified talent acquisition strategist, an ICF-certified leadership and career coach, cross-cultural trainer and job search strategist with an extensive career in recruitment, HR, diversity, and education. She has lived and worked in over four countries and speaks French, English and Dutch.