We’ve all had one of those days. You accidentally set your alarm for pm instead of am, so you wake up late. Not only do they get your coffee order wrong at your favorite drive thru, but it burns the roof of your mouth. You take a wrong turn trying to find your way to your job interview. You try to regain your composure as you walk in five minutes late. It’s hard to be confident when, in your head, you know you’ve already lost the job.
But have you really? Is it possible to recover from being late, or from your mind freezing when you’re asked an unexpected question? We’ve asked several hiring experts to share some tips on how a job candidate can overcome a bad interview.