You head into a job interview with the perfect resume and a flawless cover letter. Your interviewer just so happens to ask you all the questions you rehearsed answering, and you leave your interview feeling like you totally nailed it—until you get an email a week later telling you that you didn’t land the job.

So, what went wrong during your immaculate job search process? One of the big contenders is your body language. Giving off the wrong vibe to your potential future employer can totally undo all of the hard work you’ve put into your resume, cover letter, and interview answers.

What body language mishaps should you avoid next time you’re up for a job? Check out the infographic below for the answers.


Infographic courtesy of Davitt Corporate Partners. Photo of framing hands courtesy of Shutterstock.