You just got the call – and the employer has decided not to move forward with your candidacy.

That confuses you. You thought the interview went great! Your experience matched the job’s requirements, and your answers were thorough, informative, and relevant. What gives?

Perhaps it was your body language that sabotaged you.

Interviewers place a pretty big emphasis on candidate body language, and for good reason: It can reveal things about a candidate that don’t come across in their resume or their interview answers. For example, if your answers were on point but you failed to make eye contact with the interviewer while delivering them, that may be a sign you’re lacking in the confidence department.

In a new infographic, On Stride Financial explores seven common body language mistakes candidates make during interviews and how to avoid them. Check it out below – and that start practicing your handshake:



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