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Most of us aren’t aware of our body language, especially when we’re in a stressful situation — but interviewers are trained to read it.Karl Rozemeyer at TheLadders says in a report that involuntary body language can be compared to stage fright for an actor.
“I think it is important to have body awareness before you go into an interview,” Bentley said. “There are many actions and habits that we should consider doing or avoid doing to tell the right story during the interview setting.”
TheLadders gave us permission to share these 12 body tricks jobseekers should master before stepping into the interviewing room. All of the photos are modelled by Business Insider staffers.
Keep both of your feet on the ground and try not to cross your legs, which Egan said gives off signs that you're unsure of yourself.
8. Playing with your hair or cracking your knuckles can be extremely distracting to your interviewer
10. Don't invade the interviewer's space and keep your hands and body parts on your side of the desk
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