Dealing With Training Contract Interview Nerves

videoBeing nervous about an interview for a training contract, vacation scheme or paralegal role is perfectly normal.

Most people will have nerves of some sort.

They can actually be a good thing as they mean that you are sharp and ready for the forthcoming interview.

However, you will want to ensure that you can control your nerves so that they do not get the better of you.

As with most things, coping with nerves can be learnt.

The main thing to remember is that you have been invited to interview because the firm has decided that they could employ you based on what they have seen in your written application.

You should therefore be proud of securing an interview in the first place and use this to draw confidence for the interview itself.

Here is a useful video which provides some useful tips on calming your interview nerves:

Assessment Centre Advice

If you’re facing an Assessment Centre as part of the interview process you must know what to expect and have practiced some of the tests and exercises you may be given. For everything you need to know to succeed at law firm Assessment Centres check out our blog post series: TSS Assessment Centre Clinic.


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