You did all the initial work.
You defined and differentiated your personal brand and unique value proposition to your target employers, written brand-supporting career marketing materials (resume, biography, LinkedIn profile, etc), built an online presence for social proof, and researched and prepared for interviewing.
And it’s paying off!
You’re getting interviews with your target employers.
In her Forbes article, “Interview Body Language Mistakes That Can Cost You The Job“, Jacquelyn Smith cautions that thousands of non-verbal cues job seekers do without thinking, can sabotage their chances to land the job.
She offers 10 body language faux pas (in pictures) to remind yourself to avoid, as you enter the interview:
- Weak handshake.
- Invading personal space.
- Crossing your arms.
- Playing with your hair.
- Bad posture.
- Lack of eye contact.
- Looking like you’re not interested.
- Not smiling.
- Hiding your hands.