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Shakey hand man

PostPosted: Tue Nov 18, 2008 11:09 pm
by Hans Hanson
Is it polite to put your hand out to shake theinterviewer's hand at the when you arrive and leave? Or should you wait for them to do so first?

Re: Shakey hand man

PostPosted: Fri Dec 12, 2008 10:26 pm
by simonwallace
I wouldn't over think it Han, I don't think they will be.

Feel free to stick out your hand and give a firm, but not too firm, hand shake whilst looking them in the eye before and after the interview will be fine.

I would even argue that it is preferable for you to offer your hand. It will show confidence and assertiveness.

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Re: Shakey hand man

PostPosted: Sun Dec 28, 2008 3:50 am
by simonwallace
Shakey hand man reminds me of this guy from Banzai. I loved that show.


Re: Shakey hand man

PostPosted: Mon Dec 29, 2008 12:43 am
by Seb
Haha I love the shakey hand man. I once tried it out with a variety of people that were coming to meet me.

I felt a little mean but it made me and my friend laugh so much!