Ever wondered if you, as an interviewer, are giving away verbal and non-verbal cues to someone you are interviewing that make them believe they will get the job? In an interesting article on cbsnews.com, Amy Levin-Epstein shares seven signs interviewers give away to candidates they like for a position. Here are a few of the signs:
“He or she asks follow up questions. Are you being ask to expand on something you’ve said? That’s a great sign. “If an interviewer has tuned out or is just going through a checklist of questions, they will not want to dig deep by asking follow-up questions,” says Carolina Ceniza-Levine, career coach with Six Figure Start and co-author of “How the Fierce Handle Fear: Secrets to Succeeding in Challenging Times.” They may also ask for their calls to be held or for a later appointment to be pushed back in order to focus solely on you.
Your interviewer is nodding or leaning in. In addition to verbal cues, you may receive non-verbal signs that indicate the interview is going well. If they’re leaning in, making good eye contact or nodding, chances are they haven’t dismissed you as a candidate. “The hiring manager’s body language is demonstrating increased interest in what you have to say…”
Finish reading 7 Signs You’re Acing a Job Interview.