You’ve swotted up on the organisation, prepared detailed, compelling answers for those all-important questions, and planned some incisive questions of your own that are sure to seal the deal. But selling yourself at an interview doesn’t end with what you’re saying.
From the second you shake hands and sit down, your interviewer is likely to have formed an opinion based on body language alone. Though the content of your communication is important, it’s the non-verbal which could be the difference maker between you and your competition.
Things like intonation, speed of delivery, pauses and facial expressions can carry a lot of information about yourself, so it’s essential to keep these non-verbal features in mind during your interview. Here, we’ll delve further into how you can effectively use body language and non-verbal communication in a way to give you the edge at your next interview.