CAREER & JOB SEARCH: Body Language – Understanding Non-Verbal Communication

Speech is only a part of the way people express their thoughts and feelings. Gestures, body positions, facial expressions, eye contact, and tone of voice can enhance, clarify, and even contradict what is being said verbally. A video from Mind Tools and accompanying article by Ruth Hill emphasize the importance of understanding the body language of others, as well as our own, whether making a first impression at an interview or giving a presentation on the job. To view this video and article, click here.