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Nonverbal Communication

Research shows that the majority of the messages we send are nonverbal. Therefore, you need to be aware of your nonverbal communication. Nonverbal communication, referred to as body language, includes our facial

expressions, hand gestures, eye contact, posture, handshake and tone of voice. Use the following body language tips to ensure your nonverbal communication evokes the right message.

 

Handshake

 

Eye Contact

 

Facial Expressions

 

 

 

 

 

Practice your handshake

Make eye contact with the

Your face conveys your attitude:

Offer a firm, sincere
handshake

 

interviewer(s)

Avoid frowning

 

 

 

 

Use natural eye contact

Smile naturally

Use a firm handshake and adjust your grip to the otherperson's hand



Do not stare

Show expressions of interest

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Natural expressions are best

  

Smile and make eye contactas you shake hands

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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