Confession: sometimes, when I get nervous I talk too much (and might become too honest). I know I am not alone.
I’ve been in recruiting for over 12 years now and have conducted more interviews than I could possibly count. I KNOW interviewing is nerve-wracking. I STILL get nervous if I am on the other side of the desk. There is no magic formula but being prepared and practicing your answers aloud beforehand certainly helps.
“It can be tempting to unburden yourself to a sympathetic interviewer, but it’s not a great idea.”
It’s really important to train yourself to avoid giving too much information in an interview. This article (click for link) highlights 10 things in particular that you should never discuss…