Pre-interview Stress Relief: 5 Ways to Calm your Nerves
Interviews can be stressful occasions. Allowing your nerves to get the better of you though, can be extremely counterproductive and restrict your chances of success.
If you’re starting to feel that knot in your stomach as the big day approaches, here are 5 ways to calm your nerves, which will help to ensure that you perform at the highest level, thus improving your chances of landing that dream job.
Calmness at interview is largely a reflection of how well prepared you feel. Going over your CV carefully until you have a thorough grasp of your employment history, undertaking mock interviews, preparing the answers to the most common questions, as well as preparing questions for your interviewers, will all help give you the confidence to relax.
It’s best to prepare at least one week in advance of your interview, ideally, as it will make for a less stressful few days in the lead up to the interview itself. You should run through everything again in the days before the interview, but being prepared well in advance will help to significantly calm your nerves.
Buy your interview outfit well in advance
One of the most oft-cited aspects of an interview that people spend time fretting over is what they are going to wear. This can be an especially all-consuming decision for women, as the options for what to wear are seemingly endless.
Make the decision as simple as you possibly can. A black pencil skirt or pair …
Pre-interview Stress Relief: 5 Ways to Calm your Nerves
Many educators are always on the lookout for new learning material and key strategies, despite this, the actions that will have the greatest impact on education cannot be bought. In order to learn more about others, it is important to learn a little about yourself first.
Learning from birth
Learning begins when we are born and we continue learning everyday that we grow. From simple things such as colours and numbers to more pressing matters including how to raise a child, love one another and fend for ourselves, our teachers are not just the educated individuals at school but everyone we come into contact with.
Certain subjects will teach us that we have a flair for math, science and sociology, whilst others will reveal us to be a little more focused on arts and crafts. You may feel that you were brought into this world to be a mother – babies are after all our greatest prizes, and sometimes, our greatest teachers.
You may believe that after having one child, you know everything there is to know about parenting but every child is different and each individual possesses diverse traits, weaknesses and strengths.
Focus in life
On the other hand, you could feel that your purpose in life is to help others and as such, you may wish to build a career on being a doctor, surgeon, carer or teacher.
A similar lesson that many of us will learn from life education is to be there for each other in times of need. Just …
Many people attempt to lose weight every day and while some are successful, many choose diet programs that are unhealthy and ultimately cause more damage to their bodies than being overweight. If you want to lose weight, it is critical that you learn healthy methods of doing so. Weight loss programs that promote fast weight loss are simply not the best for your overall health. Losing weight the healthy way takes a bit of patience but it can be done and there are a number of benefits to choosing this method over fast weight loss plans.
Losing weight slowly helps you to better maintain your goal weight once you reach it. When you lose weight too quickly, you will often gain back much of that weight once you stop dieting. Rapid weight loss will also cause you to lose metabolism so you end up losing weight slowly in the long run. Beginning your weight loss program slowly ensures that you maintain the same metabolism which ultimately will help you to reach your goal weight.
Simply put, losing weight slowly is the healthiest option. There are many health conditions that are associated with fast weight loss. Rapid weight loss can cause dehydration, nutrient deficiencies and in some cases, heart attack. If you yo-yo diet and lose weight only to gain that weight back again and then diet again, you risk serious injury to your heart. You can lose muscle mass which will cause you to be less toned. Losing weight slowly however will …
Whether you are considering a skilled nursing facility for yourself or an elderly loved one, there are several things that you need to consider when choosing the right facility. When chosen properly, a nursing home or skilled nursing facility can be a wonderful place for you or your loved one to spend your golden years. However, not choosing carefully can cause disastrous circumstances.
One of the first things to consider when choosing a skilled nursing facility is the staff. You want to know that the staff cares about the patients and does what they should for quality care. The best facilities often have staff members that have worked in that facility for many years. You should consider facilities that maintain proper staffing as well. Some may have lower staff numbers on weekends or on holidays. Unfortunately, this means lack of care for residents. Choosing a facility means making sure that the staff is helpful, competent and present.
It may be important to visit facilities and speak with other residents to see how they feel about the care that they receive. You can often tell by simply looking at other residents whether or not they feel secure and happy. Note whether they are well groomed or if it looks as if they are not properly taken care of. If possible, speak with another family who may be visiting a resident while you are there. This will give you a bit more information about the quality of care that the facility offers.
You need to …
As technology advances apace, businesses are being transformed and executives of small-scale and global organisations alike now need to pack a range of gadgets in addition to the ubiquitous shavers and change of shirts/blouses amongst their permanent equipment.
Here’s a look at some of the top gadgets needed by every businessman:
Although the majority of laptops these days come with their own webcams, these are only suitable for basic one-on-one chatting. In terms of both the professional image of a business and sheer practicality, these are not much use for video conferencing.
For professional conferencing functionality, business representatives need to carry a portable conference cam that provides studio quality complete with tilts, pans and zooms to ensure smooth real-time communication between multiple conference attendees.
Ultrabooks are especially attractive to businessmen who are constantly on the move. They’re the ideal gadget for staying in touch in all environments without having the additional weight and cumbersome dimensions of a regular laptop to deal with.
Ultrabook batteries typically last a minimum of five hours, with some stretching to almost 20 which is an important consideration when power sources are not too reliable. A single charge can get you through a complete working day.
Ultrabooks with swivel screens that convert them into tablets without the need for physical detachment are also becoming increasingly available now, providing the convenience and functionality of both models in the one machine.
USB cable switch
One of the headaches of the busy modern executive is the need to transfer information quickly and …