Maximizing Your Impact: Interview Tips for Low I Personalities
Preparing for a job interview by focusing on your strengths can give you a competitive edge and show the interviewer why you would be a good fit for the role. By understanding your unique qualities as someone who is Low Influencing (Low I) on IndigoPathway’s DISC assessment and preparing to articulate them effectively, you can increase your confidence and improve your chances of landing the job.
Someone who scores below 50 in the DISC Influencing behavioral style (yellow bar on the DISC graph) is considered “low” in that style.
Here are a few interview tips for a low influencing personality on the IndigoPathway DISC assessment:
Be prepared and organized.
Low influencing individuals tend to be well-prepared and organized, so be sure to come to the interview with a copy of your resume, references, and any relevant work samples.
Practice interview questions.
Low influencing individuals tend to present themselves best when they’ve had a chance to think through answers to questions. Make sure you practice what you want to say in advance to common interview questions.
Show your ability to work independently.
Low influencing individuals tend to be self-motivated, so be prepared to give examples of how you have worked independently in the past and how you are able to manage your own workload and projects.
Show your ability to think listen and ask questions.
Low influencing individuals tend to be thoughtful listeners, so be prepared to listen carefully and ask relevant and powerful questions that let the interviewers know how insightful and observant you are.
Show your ability to work well under pressure.
Low influencing individuals tend to be dependable and able to handle pressure, so be prepared to give examples of how you have handled difficult or stressful situations in the past.
Highlight your strengths in creative ways.
Low influencing individuals tend to avoid the spotlight, so think of creative ways to highlight your strengths. Ideas include putting together a beautiful portfolio displaying your work, writing a song, taking some photographs, or doing a relevant project to the position ahead of time.
Show your ability to take direction and work well with a team.
Low influencing individuals tend to be good at following direction, so show your ability to work well with a team and to take direction from others.