Enthusiasm

Enthusiasm, energy, I could use some advice, opinions on this subject.  So let me first explain the situation. Well let me tell you a little about myself.  I would describe myself as clam, down to earth individual. I don’t say much unless am talking about something am interested in.  You can just say that am an introvert kind of a person.

Now I’ve been applying to jobs here and there.  I’ve interviewed with this one company four time for different positions. Two of them dealt with customer service and working the phone and the others dealt with content moderation. The last interview the person who set-up the interview told me the company wouldn’t move forward with me because I have ” no energy” plus lack of customer service experience. The customer service I get, but the “no energy” am just not sure what to make about it. Have any of you ever been told or told someone that they displayed “no energy” show lack of enthusiasm?

Am not sure how to process that. Am really not a outspoken individual.  I go to these job interviews, yes am nervous, but am also clam. Maybe my voice doesn’t project with high energy. It hard to try to be something that you are not.

I found this one article online that best explain my situation am in a little bit better.

https://www.thelawyerwhisperer.com/question/an-interview-how-to-for-introverts/

Thanks:)

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Introvert Interviewing for a Job

I usually don’t talk about being an introvert.  For one, it really doesn’t matter to me.  I am who I am and I can’t change that. No, I am not anti-social, in fact I love meeting people and hanging out. Yes I do prefer to be alone, sometime, and usually don’t have too much to talk about.  Am shy, clam, and reserve, but it just depends on the situation.

Job Interviewing would be one of those situations where I think my introvert personality can be effecting the interviewer decision whether to hire me or not. For one, when I speak in a calm tone during an interview.  I don’t show too much enthusiasm or excitement for the position or for the question being asked.  Especially for questions that ask you for details how you handle or dealt with a situation.  Am sorry, I am not a great story-teller so my answers are just simple.  Which I think can be mistaken that am not interested in the position and can’t I handle the job duties required.