Stress & Anxiety

Interview Stress

How to overcome anxiety and stress before and during your next job interview.

A frustrated man with learning disabilities.
A frustrated man with learning disabilities.

Adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and anxiety: Do you feel overcome with stress and the fidgets during job interviews? You’re not alone. “I am currently looking for a job and I just got diagnosed with ADD/ADHD,” one reader tells us. “My problem is that I fidget and sometimes my hands shake when I am at a job interview. What can I do?”

The good news is, if coped with properly, job-hunting and job-interview anxiety don’t have to affect you on your big day! In this new ADHD video, Ari Tuckman, Psy.D., M.B.A., the author of More Attention, Less Deficit: Success Strategies for Adults With ADHD and Integrative Treatment for Adult ADHD: A Practical, Easy-to-Use Guide for Clinicians, offers easy stress and tension relievers you can use to feel more calm before and during the interview. How do you prevent worrying from affecting you before an interview, important meeting, or other stressor? Share your advice by leaving a comment below.

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