A cardinal principle of effective communication is the ratio ‘60:40’. In other words, verbal communication, that is speech and words, are responsible for only 40% of the overall impact, whereas non-verbal communication, or body language accounts for 60% of the impression.
In a job interview, however qualified and knowledgeable you may be, the interviewer will be watching carefully for signs that indicate lack of confidence, such as inadequate eye contact or fidgety movements. Don’t worry – you can, with some practice, train yourself to demonstrate positive body language, and emerge a winner! Here are some common mistakes, with ideas on how to overcome them.
Infographic by – On Stride Financial