Just how much power is in the eyes?

Researchers are confirming what we’ve always heard… There is real power in all of your behaviors when it comes to the professional world. But you may or may not know that eye contact is the largest source of impact on how confident, professional, and (get this…) powerful you are perceived. When we think of interviewing at your top organization and networking with potential new supervisors, this is a “need to know” fact! Though cultures differ from country to country, in the United States, it pays to practice this nonverbal behavior… Take a look at the study results, here.  And then come practice with us at the Career Center if you’d like!

By Karen Ivy
Karen Ivy Assistant Director-Student Services Karen Ivy