How To Ace Your Job Interview Using Body Language
Your body language during any job interview can either put you in the spotlight or be a total turn off and that's why it's essential to practice the basic body language skills that'll help you stand out when preparing for your interview.
Here's a few body language tips to keep in mind during your next interview.
𝐓𝐢𝐩 𝟏 Walk in confidently and directly towards the person you're meeting with every part of your body pointing in his or her direction. Maintaining eye contact with occasional breaks is also essential when walking in.
𝐓𝐢𝐩 𝟐 Sit straight with your back leaning firmly against the chair.
Do not slouch or sit at the edge of the chair. The former shows that you're bored or disengaged and the latter shows you're nervous.
𝐓𝐢𝐩 𝟑 Make hand gestures while speaking. It shows you off as confident.
𝐓𝐢𝐩 𝟒 Make your palms visible. It signals engagement and honesty.
𝐓𝐢𝐩 𝟓 Nod occasionally to show that you understand and are attentive to whatever is being said.
𝐓𝐢𝐩 𝟔 If you must cross your legs, cross them at your ankles and not your knees so it won't be obvious when you want to change positions.
Better still, plant your both feet on the ground.
𝐓𝐢𝐩 𝟕 Lean in during conversations. It shows your interest in the conversa