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Body language

 

Be conscious of how you look and what you’re doing, your body language is the first thing the interviewer will be analysing.

 

Stay calm

Speak deliberately and more slowly than you normally would. Concentrate on pronouncing each word to ensure you are speaking at a normal speed. Try to relax and be attentive to the questions you are being asked. Do not rush you’re your answer, take a breath! Watch videos of professional speakers who inspire you and note how their gestures and body language engages their audience. Concentrate on what you want and what your strengths are. You should be able to show your motivation and energy using positive speech.

 

Be professional

If you tend to perspire under stress, run your hands under cold water before going in and if stress makes your skin cold, do the opposite. Dry your hands thoroughly.

Do not slouch in your chair. The interviewers will think you don’t care this manner does not. Sit up straight. If you’re worried about your posture, sit naturally in front of a mirror at home and practice.

Look the questioner in the eye. Don’t stare at the floor or glance around he room. Be confident. If you are in front of several people, be sure to look at all of them.

Be aware of the general impression you’re giving out. Relax your arms and your hands. Don’t forget to smile. This will show you are enjoying the conversation you’re having with the recruiters.