This scenario is inevitable. It’s also not the end of your professional career, even though you may feel that way after walking out of a interview where you feel you performed below par.
The good news is there are ways to turn this into a positive thing! Our EVP, Beth Cabrera, recommends this article by Forbes writer, Jacqueline Smith.
“The expression ‘never burn your bridges’ can apply to interviews as well,” say Jay Canchola, an HR business partner for Raytheon. “Because people and circumstances are constantly changing, and if the prospective employer is one that aligns with your individual goals, you should continue to make the best impression possible.” You never know if another great opportunity at that company will present itself in the future.