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1. Mirror body language.
Even if you aren’t comfortable, portray yourself as poised and friendly. When the interviewer uses open body language — leaning in toward you or keeping her arms open — do the same.
2. Find common interests.
Look for ways that the interviewer and you are alike. These may be shared interests or experiences. Ideally they are work-related; for example, you may both have a passion for solving tough problems.
3. Tell stories with a moral.
Every anecdote you tell should have a point. Well-shaped stories with a purpose can convey your most desirable qualities — loyalty, work ethic, or trustworthiness.”
— Today’s Management Tip was adapted from “Guide to Getting a Job” courtesy Harvard Business Review.