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Identifying a Bored Interviewer

At some point, even the most stimulating conversation begins to lose its "flavour." The last thing you want to do in an interview is belabour a point.

If you sense that an interviewer is becoming bored - he or she is losing eye contact with you or rustling papers - you need to change topics in order to regain his or her attention.

You could ask them a question, such as whether they agree with something or not. This tactic allows them to move on with the interview without feeling as though they have cut you off in mid-sentence.

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» Introduction
» Making a Good Impression
» The Interview as Dialogue
» The 3-Step Process for Answering Tough Interview Questions
» Identifying a Bored Interviewer
» Questions Frequently Asked During an Interview
» Typical Problem Areas: Working Around Hurdles
» The Post Interview Wrap-Up
» Thank You Notes
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