When I go to job interviews, my vocabulary magically decreases to about three words. I forget everything I ever knew about myself, nevertheless my skills or talents. I’d feel more comfortable if I could just sit down and take a written exam, or better yet, a fill-in-the-bubble test. I have way more in my head than what comes out my mouth. I’m just not very verbal.
Don’t listen to what I say, look at what I can do. Yes, I’m mostly self-taught. I find answers for myself. If I don’t know it, I figure it out. I thrive on criticism and an honest opinion. I can get projects and tasks done on time.
So I guess I just have work on being a better interviewee. Make a list of my strengths and memorize it. Keep my resume and portfolio up to date. Keep working on developing my skill set. Maybe look into getting a certification.
Blog-therapy triumphs again. I feel much better about future interviews and my ability to relate myself in better terms. From now on, my three words will be
Yes, I can!