- Work on your written communication by refining your emails, cover letters, and LinkedIn messages.
- Clearly articulate your thoughts, utilizing concise and engaging language.
- Focus on active listening to fully understand others’ perspectives during interviews
and networking interactions.
- Hone your ability to ask thoughtful questions that demonstrate your genuine interest.
Non-verbal communication, including body language, plays a significant role in how you’re perceived.
- Practice open and confident body posture, like uncrossed arms, as well as maintaining eye contact
- A firm handshake exudes professionalism.
- Use mirroring techniques, subtly mimicking the body language of your conversation partner,
to establish rapport.
- Be mindful of facial expressions, ensuring they reflect your confidence and interest.
- Observe and adapt to cultural differences in body language to foster positive interactions.
- Consider recording yourself during practice interviews to assess your body language
and identify areas for improvement.