You’ve accomplished a major goal; why aren’t you happy?
You nailed the interview and got a job offer for a great position. So, everything should feel great! But it doesn’t.
You’re anxious. Not sure if you’re the right person for the job, not certain you’ll be able to handle all the responsibilities you signed up for.
A clinical research paper published in the Journal of Behavioral Science estimated that 70% of the population has experienced this feeling, known as imposter syndrome, so you’re not alone.
As noted by NBC News, psychologist Dr. Renee Carr defines those who experience imposter syndrome as “male and female achievers who are psychologically uncomfortable with acknowledging their role in their success.”
Here are a few tips on dealing with imposter syndrome when it comes to a new job.