Body language is a real thing. Even though it’s the middle of winter and everyone else in this interview is shivering, your candidate seems to be quite worked up. Deceiving someone is hard work. They say it takes a lot more effort to frown than to smile. We’d like to think that the same goes for telling a lie versus telling the truth, this makes it a little tricky for the interviewee to sum up the applicant, especially considering so many factors that come into play during the interview process, such as background checks and the verification of identity, amongst other types of checks.
Make sure you take into account body language when interviewing your candidate. You will be surprised how much you would learn about them even without a full background screening. ,
From eye contact to the way you shake someone’s hand, you can tell a lot about someone from his or her body language.
These are a couple key body language signs to look out for during an interview: