3 Things To 'Listen' For During Job Interviews
Like any other conversation, a job interview is a two-way street: It's as much about how well you listen as it is about what you say. And there's more to listening than simply hearing another person's words. How interviewers sit, how they ask their questions, and what they do while listening to your answers can tell you an awful lot about the direction the conversation's taking. RELATED: Need some advice before the interview? Watch these tutorials! Of course, during an interview, the manager is in the driver's seat, so it's critical that you're able to read their cues. The Web is full of hints for figuring out whether someone's paying attention to you or not: Are they making eye contact? Leaning forward as you speak? Nodding their head? All good things. But often, the message someone conveys is contained in ways that are more subtle.