Reflections on the Interview
Were you nervous before your interview? If so, tell us how you overcame your fears. If not, tell us the source of your confidence.
I was admittedly not very nervous before the interview. I have become accustomed to interviewing persons from all backgrounds and political offices and I had crossed paths with my interviewee once or twice. Prior to the interview, I was not sure whether she would have agreed to be interviewed for the profile and I was initially nervous to ask her. Once I decided that I would need to just ask her, I sent an email with all the links I could and waited for her response. Just when I thought I could not hold my breath any longer, she responded.
What did you do really well during your interview?
I was able to bring her back to the topic on the occasions when she got lost in a story.
What do you want to work on improving for next time?
I am a rambler. I may have a prepared question but feel the need to engage in a prelude that on reflection goes on and on and on. At another time the question may be direct but did not result in the specific answer I was looking for. I will need work harder on striking a balance.