I have shared critical skills in this chapter that will allow you to be fully aware of the informal and non-verbal communication in the interview room. You should be feeling much better equipped to properly conduct your first interviews.
I will repeat that you need to have practiced the skills in this chapter in any environment you are able to. You may find some of the techniques awkward at first, but it is better to get that behind you before the interview takes place.
You now understand how important it is to have learned and practiced these skills. In the interview, you are doing several things at once. As much as possible, everything you are doing should be automatic, almost unthinking, to allow you to observe the candidate.
We have covered a lot in this chapter, which together with the previous chapter will give you every opportunity to prepare for, and to be aware of, these important issues. If you thoroughly work through both chapters, you will have taken a big step toward gaining...