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Research Digest: Interviewers and anxious candidates
As if interviews weren't nerve-wracking enough as it is, prior research has shown that interviewers tend to rate anxious candidates harshly. This happens even when the anxious candidates are well-qualified to do the job, and even though their interview anxiety really ought to be irrelevant to the recruitment decision.
Of course, learning that your anxiety is going to count against you will only add to the woes of the many people who find interviews terrifying. Thankfully, a new study brings some useful and potentially comforting news.
Read more on our award-winning Research Digest blog.