Interpersonal Persuasion . Chapter 8. Characteristics of I nterpersonal C ommunication . Dynamic—participants send the receive signals continually and simultaneously; the situation is not static
I am going to pick you up and throw you off the roof.
I am going to convince you that you want to jump off the roof.
Charlotte is a salesperson at a furniture store. Her job is to maximize sales.
Teri is the credit manager at the store. Her job is to minimize credit losses.
Make frequent eye contact.
Less can be more.
Keep things conversational.
Be prepared to ask questions.
Take time to think before you respond.
Don’t ask about time off, salary, or benefits until the interviewer asks.
Avoid negative comments about former employers and colleagues.
Prepare a closing statement/argument.Tips for SuccessfulEmployment Interviewing