It begins even before you say your first word in an interview. As the interviewer walks towards you to shake your hand, their first opinion of you is already formed. And as you sit waiting to spew out your answers to questions you've prepared for, you are already being judged by your appearance, posture, smile or your nervous look.
As human beings, we have hundreds of different nonverbal ways of communicating. Many of them we do without even realising! The way you fiddle your hands, how you purse your lips, and the way you stand or sit conveys various messages to someone else - namely, the recruiter interviewing you. How are you coming across? What does your body language say about you?
Preparing what you have to say is important, but practising how you will say it is imperative. Nonverbal cues or gestures can speak louder than the verbal message you're sending - so you’ve got to be cautious!
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