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Unformatted text preview: 9.27.11 Interviewing Notes Chapter 2 continued Guidelines for Reducing Language Problems - Choose words and phrases carefully- Expand your vocabulary because it is impressive- Be aware that some words carry different meanings.- Listen to the context in which words are used- Keep current with how words are used.- Be aware that age, sex, culture can affect word meaning. Nonverbal Interactions- How do you conduct yourself for an employment interview? Physical appearance. Once you get the job, start dressing as the higher up. When you wear darker colors, other people will see you as more competent and more confident. Dress. Eye contact. Voice. Tone of voice can indicate attitude and mood. Your voice can give off anxiety: may shake or quiver. Touch . Handshake. Proximity. - How do nonverbal interactions impact the interview? o Regulate the flow of interaction o Regulate the flow of conversation (turn taking) How do you know when its your turn to talk? Look for the cue or a pause or a gaze.- Again, sex and culture can play a role. Feedback- Feedback may be verbal or nonverbal o May be positive or negative o How do we take in feedback? Through observation, through listening. Cues to consider: Proximity- does the other move farther away or closer? Does the other take a power position? (standing behind the desk) Listening- Comprehension is hinged on your ability to listen. (Attentively, Being Patient, Attending Comprehension is hinged on your ability to listen....
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