Bad nonverbals to avoid in the interview.
While not truly a nonverbal behavior, pause words — such as like, you know, um, uh, ah — are to be avoided. The best way to remove them from your interview responses is to practice — and practice some more.
Other nonverbal behaviors to avoid:
- Chewing gum
- Wringing your hands, or constantly moving them around
- Fidgeting in your chair
- Playing with your hair, touching your face
- Excessive sweating
It takes some practice, but you can learn to avoid BAD nonverbal behaviors.
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