Intimidating body posture
Your interviewer or supervisor may not consciously recognize your style of dress, but as a nonverbal cue, your attire could leave them with a subconscious impression. As with most meetings in corporate America, your raise negotiation will likely begin and end with a handshake.Take note of these 11 important nonverbal cues which, if used correctly, could lead you to a higher raise.Eye contact can make or break your presence in a meeting, since it simultaneously conveys confidence, attention, and trust.“When someone is trying to make a good first impression they need to keep in mind their posture: head up, nose up and chin up,” advises Dr. “Pretend there is a string holding the crown of their head up so that they don’t let their head fall down.” Mistake #2: Hunching over Like your grandmother used to say, “Stand up straight.” Good posture and a strong stance projects openness and a willingness to work.
Even if your office environment is casual and full of hipsters, good posture is a must.
A good rule of thumb is to take situational cues by mirroring the handshake you are given.