BODY LANGUAGE TIPS FOR INTERVIEW
Body language is a very powerful tool. we had body language before we had speech, and apparently , 80% of what you understand in a conversation is read through the body, not the words.
– Deborah Bull
Job interviews are notorious tightrophe walks.You want to be confident, but not obnoxious; intelligent but not a know it all. Trying to find a balance and also explain why you deserve a job is hard enough. But what if your body language could help you out?
Ok lets come to the point
Sit still :
Sit firmly and lean your back straight against the chair. It’s the first thing recommends and an automatic signal of assurance and confidence. Pretend like there’s a string pulling up from the crown of your head.
Eye contact :
Instead of going for a direct eye contact, A more effective way to ensure you look interested and engaged is to look different parts of someone’s face for every two seconds, rotating from eyes, to nose, to lips, so you’re never just drilling into the interviewer’s eyes.
when you’re really nervous, you tend to what to hide your hands because they express your anxiety, Keeping your hands hidden can be misinterpreted as distrustful behavior. If you’re not sure what to do with your hands, go ahead and gesture while speaking.
* No Hands in pockets
* No Body Tics
* Dont Fold your arms
Show your palms:
When your palms are up, it signals honesty and engagement. It shows up positivity, which will make the interviewer comfortable.Its one of the reasons we shake hands, to show open palm, Psychological fact that if we dont see open palm gestures,it puts us on our guard.
In general, upward facing body language,such as open palms, smiles and straight posture, also make you look energetic.
Feet on Ground:
Everyone recommends you to keep your feet firmly in ground, why it is so There is a scientific benefit keeping your feet grounded. Its not impossible, but its difficult to answer highly complex questions unless both of your feet are on the ground.
Planted feet help you go between creative thought and highly complex rational thought.
How you walk into the room is a part of the selection. Shoulders pulled back and neck elongated, each step should be roughly one to two feet wide, Walk directly toward the person you are meeting with every body part pointing in his direction.
Nodding and Tilting:
You need to show the recruiter how interested you’re. The perfect way to show this is by nodding and tilting your head. An added bonus of nodding your head is that it releases endorphin like chemicals into your bloodstream to make you feel good and feel more affable.
Tilting the head sideways can be a sign of interest, it communicates the message that you’re interested in listening to.
Lean in :
Your posture is an integral part of your non verbal communication. Leaning in is a natural thing to do when your are engaged in a conversation.
Over all Practice everything , Be confident , Victory is in your hand. Wish you all success.