Join Careercake for an in-depth discussion in this video Coping strategies, part of How to Succeed at Assessment Centres.
- What if you're really nervous? … What if you think, oh my goodness Amy, … do you have any advice to help me cope … with my nerves? … Well, the first thing I would say is don't beat yourself … up about it. … If you are nervous, that's not a bad thing. … Nerves just show that you care, … and if you care, that's a good thing isn't it, surely. … However, I wouldn't want you to go into that room, … into that situation and apologize for your nerves. … I would rather you have lots of strategies … that help you deal with it … so that it's not that noticeable, … and also, if you apologize for your nerves, … what are we doing now? … We're talking about you being nervous, … so we're now focusing on the one thing … that you didn't really want to focus on, … so don't apologize. … Just follow these coping strategies. … Firstly, prepare. … I've spent a huge amount of time telling you … about how important preparation is. … Nerves usually come from the fear of the unknown. … What will happen if? … So, just prepare as much as you can. …
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