Are interviews generally more harder with a panel of 3 people ? I got one very soon and I'm panicking. I already have a stammer.
16:50 Thu 02nd Feb 2012
Best Answer

No best answer has yet been selected by ClinkatyClank. Once a best answer has been selected, it will be shown here.

For more on marking an answer as the "Best Answer", please visit our FAQ.

1 to 6 of 6

No harder than with one as they can only ask one question at a time.

Just be careful that one will be there to wind you up, one to watch and one to moderate ask the benign questions.
Three is not to bad, and I find interviews are better when there's more than one person there as you can move your gaze around while you are answering, which is easier than looking one person in the eye for 45 minutes.

I once applied for a job at a barristers chambers and although I didn't fully match the person spec I was shortlisted for interview. When I got there I was faced by a panel of 12 barristers sitting round a huge oval table and they grilled me for an hour. Now that was tough going. I didn't get the job.
Stop worrying:(a) know everything you can about the organisation before, (b) mind your body-language i.e. avoid looking cringeing or begging etc, (c) answer each question with modest-looking confidence, (d) look each questioner in friendly eye-eye, (e) a bit of anxiety is natural but no "err" - just pause "thoughtfully", (f) if you don't know answer say "I'd have to consider that one", (g) Prepare what you can offer to the job. Good luck CC!
P.S. Stammer no problem and does not reflect on your intelligence or productivity. Can be to your advantage versus over-confident "know-it-all" arrogance.
Question Author
Stammering has always been an issue esp when it comes to job interviews. The less people in the panel and the more informal the less I stammer. I wonder how other stammerers cope when it comes to job interviews?
I'd be nervous too clinkatyclank, but one tactic is to go in with a bit bright smile and a confident hello to each of the three people. Its well known that first impressions are made in 15 seconds. The rest is history, so make a confident welcome and you will all feel slightly more relaxed I'm sure.

Good luck.

1 to 6 of 6

Related Questions

Hello All, I want to send an email to person who has applied in my office, but now candidate is not picking up my call,m I want to send her na email. please tell me that it is good format to send her...
Don't often watch this show but did today. The portion sizes are humongous but every single person they 'interview' eating it is a trim and attractive American extolling the virtues of the given dish... /// Sir David told the Radio Times: "What we mean by Parliamentary democracy is surely that we find...
Found another clue I'd overlooked! 24a-part of Mountie interview used as TV spin-off (3-2). t?e?n....
A brummie goes for a job interview wearing a polyester shirt, bright flares and big boots. The interviewer says: "All you need now is a kipper tie." The brummie replies: "That would be luvloy, two...
hi, i don't want anyone to do it for me, but if you could say what knowledge and actions you would imagine are important for effective complaints handling, i'd be grateful. Might give me a starting...

Latest posts