Business Seating Guide - Where To Sit In Professional Settings
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So, as it turns out, where you sit during work-related events is a serious business. Choosing the right seat for the occasion can set the tone for your meeting and give the appropriate non-verbal cues. In interviews, sitting directly across from the interviewer(s) helps you maintain eye contact, which conveys confidence and enthusiasm for the position at hand.
Brainstorming sessions work best with a collaborative seating layout that allows conversation to bounce around a small group, while presentation seating should ensure that the audience can easily focus on the presenter or panel that’s on the stage. And when you’re ready to close that big deal? Sitting adjacent to your client in a quiet environment will allow you to really sell him or her on what you’re offering.
Go ahead, seat yourself - and take care of business while you’re at it.