BODY POSITION —O— In a
professional environment it is important to appear confident and organised. To do this, you should claim your space by placing your feet on the ground when you take a seat, lean back and let your arms relax into a natural position
BODY POSITION —O— Closing your
arms implies that you are closing the world off and choosing to protect yourself. It can also suggest that you are physically choosing to block yourself from the other person and are not open to listen to what they are saying.
GESTURES AND MOVEMENTS —0— Quickly
get on the interviewer’s good side by mirroring their positive body movements. This works effectively by replicating a nod or subtle shift in posture but the best way to do this is with a handshake.
GESTURES AND MOVEMENTS —0— Try
avoid facing the palm down as this is a dominant and aggressive Sign and facing your palm upwards will appear submissive, both of these types of handshakes should be avoided in the work place.
GESTURES AND MOVEMENTS —0— Finally,
avoid fidgeting. Your mind might be going at 100mph but you shouldn’t portray this in your body language. Try not to shift in your seat, fiddle with objects or tap your feet.