Archive for July 2017

Is your body betraying you?

Most of us put all our attention on what we’re going to say in an interview, but is that really what’s most important?
Fifty-five percent of an interviewer’s impression of you is based on your body language and 38 percent is based on your tone of voice. Just seven percent of an interviewer’s impression of you is what you say. Obviously, polishing your verbal skills for an interview is important, but if you don’t work on your overall presentation you may never get the chance to dazzle the interviewer with your verbal skills.

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How to handle tricky small talk

Where most candidates get into trouble is during the small talk before the interview really begins. Once you walk through the front doors of a company, you’re in the interview. Whether it’s talking to the receptionist or security guard or running into someone in the bathroom, you are in the interview.

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