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This simple job interview trick can help you get hired ‘on the spot,' says 19-year recruiting pro—but most people skip it

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In a job interview, your body language can significantly impact your chances of getting hired. Research shows that nonverbal communication plays a crucial role in how others perceive you, especially in a professional setting. It’s not just about what you say; it’s also about how you say it. A CEO of a staffing firm suggests that one simple trick can make you stand out in an interview: using nonverbal cues to show your engagement and enthusiasm. Examples include nodding and smiling, maintaining good posture, and limiting fidgeting. Hiring managers appreciate candidates who exhibit a positive attitude and eagerness to work. Demonstrating genuine excitement and knowledge about the role is memorable and can give you an edge. Additionally, weaving in relevant industry information is another way to display enthusiasm.