Enthusiasm in an Interview
Enthusiasm is a large part of being prepared. The more prepared you are, the more confidence you will have, therefore the more enthusiastic you will be, producing more energy during an interview. Energy is good. Being prepared also means that you can focus on clarity. Quite often, when someone is not prepared, they talk endlessly and in a circle. Being prepared means you can succinctly answer questions, which will help you avoid an answer with no focus.
Nerves versus knowledge; the more prepared you are, the more you will know your information and the less you have to be nervous about. If you’re in an interview and are asked a question, and you know your stuff, you can think about the question and answer calmly. If you aren’t prepared and haven’t done your research, your nerves will get the best of you as you scramble for the answer. When you enter an interview prepared and confident, it shows. It will show in how you hold yourself throughout the interview; your handshake, and your posture. Ultimately being prepared will help you fully represent your professional brand.