How can my daughter overcome her fear of job interviews?

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My daughter has recently finished a programming course. She did really well and had a short placement afterwards. She wants to work but has been spooked in the past by bad experiences with interviews. Also she is quiet – not the kind of person who will lead a conversation – and this doesn’t help. This fear of interviews has held her up for months now and she is starting to lose confidence in her ability to work. She has wonderful qualities. She comes from a big family and has always been a team worker. She is not catty or gossipy. She is very smart and willing to learn. But she can’t bring herself to face an interview. Any advice?

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