5 Subliminal Tricks That Make Employers Adore You
Okay, we know everyone adores you anyways, but even you Brad Pitts and Angelina Jolie’s can’t get
everything you want on looks alone. Sure, some of that physical attraction counts, but what counts even
more is your subliminal body language. Even if people don’t realize it, this is the thing that creates the
vibes people love.
Here are 5 ways to get people hooked on you in one sitting.
1. Maintain Good Eye Contact
Eye Contact is huge. Imagine talking to someone who never looked at you, not even once. Rather, they
scanned the room with their eyes: the walls, the floor, the ceiling—anything but you. Would you feel like
they were listening? Even an unusually long look in the other direction would throw the whole
Good eye contact establishes rapport. The listener should be giving more eye contact than the person
speaking, as if receiving the information not simply by listening but through sight as well, which is sort of
what is going on with all the body language involved.
Be careful, though, being too intense can have the opposite effect. Try to maintain good contact
throughout about 70% of the conversation. Gentleman, the ladies are a lot better about making eye
contact when listening, so if you’re having issues watch the way they do it. Many have it down to an art.
2. Posture: Not the Time to Practice Your Gangster Lean
A confident, able individual has good posture, and a slouch creates the impression that you are
unorganized, unambitious, and undisciplined. Good posture says a lot about someone, so this is
something you should work on long before you walk into an interview. Use posture exercises to learn
how to master this skill.
Also, a good listener leans towards the speaker, as if trying to get closer. This is a temporary submissive
gesture to ease the exchange of ideas. Don’t get so far up in their grill that they can diagnose your
halitosis; just lean forward a bit as if making a conscious effort to hear