Networking Tips for the Introvert

Four Suggestions When You Can’t Stand Networking

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Welcome to this edition of Career Tips dedicated to networking! When it comes to life in the office and building one’s career, networking is a theme which recurs time and again. Interestingly, networking does not challenge networkingeveryone in the same way. Indeed, extraverts don’t feel daunted by networking events as they naturally feel at home in groups but they often wonder how to make the most of these opportunities: they need tips to network most effectively.

In contrast, introverts dread networking events. As a matter of fact, any collective situation is potentially challenging for introverts because it is de-energising. Networking involves groups and people they don’t know: a double challenge for introverts. This article is for them.

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Body Language Mistakes in Interviews

Top 6 Body Language Pitfalls during an Interview

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Hello and welcome to this second article on the body language of the successful interviewee. Last month, I shared with you the 3 fundamental elements of your body language in interview which you need to manage in order to make a good impression during that conversation. If you would like to catch it up, just click here.

This month, we’ll look at really bad body language mistakes which can ruin an interview.

But before we delve into this tutorial, let me also point you worryto an earlier series of articles I produced last year: they focus on preparing you for your verbal interaction with the interviewer. You can find it here. They got a lot of hits so I am hopeful that they will provide you too with food for thought about how to engage the other person during that meeting.

Now let’s look at those ugly body language mistakes in interviews. For those of you familiar with the previous tutorial on the body language of the successful interviewee, you will remember the importance of making eye contact, smiling and shaking hands. So let’s first look at what happens when we don’t make eye contact, and/or don’t smile, and/or don’t shake hands appropriately.

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The Body Language of the Successful Interviewee

3 Body Language Secrets to Successfully Interview

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Hello and welcome to this article on the body language of the successful interviewee. I am continuing my series dedicated to assisting those among you who are interested in finding a new role in 2013. After my top 5 tips to produce a noteworthy CV and a 3-step process to write an eye-catching cover letter, this month’s offering as well as next month’s will focus on how to behave during interviews. if you missed the tutorials on either thejob interview 1 noteworthy CV or the eye-catching cover letter, just click here or there to catch either one or both up.

When it comes to how to successfully interview, let me first point you to an earlier series of articles I produced last year: they focus on preparing you for your verbal interaction with the interviewer. You can find it here. That series got a lot of hits so I am hopeful that they will provide you too with food for thought about how to engage the other person during that important encounter. In contrast, the upcoming two articles deal with the non-verbal challenges of interviews. This month, I will share with you the 3 fundamental elements of your non-verbal language which you need to manage in order to make a good impression during your interview. Next month, we’ll look at really bad body language mistakes which ruin an interview.

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