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Communication is an aspect of life that cannot be avoided It always appears in our every social interaction The two main categories of communication are verbal and nonverbal Nonverbal communication is defined as creating meaning with body language and the way a word is offered In other words not what you say but how you say it Nonverbal communication is essential in order for an individual to decode your message It is practically unfeasible to communicate without some non-word symbols Verbal communication is using words among individuals to produce meaning Although words have no meanings they are the crucial element of verbal communication Both verbal and nonverbal communication is essential to create a good interview During an interview the interviewer must ask speculative questions A way of doing this is asking closed questions only when necessary Closed questions are questions that require little feedback from the interviewee An example of this would be Question How have you been Answer Fine Open questions are specific questions that require a sometimes long concrete answer An example of an open question that occurred during the interview would be when Brandon asked What television shows I liked to watch This is an open question because it allows the interviewee to give masses of answers and go on about why His question did not receive a long response therefore it still managed to be effective The question would have been more efficient if it was rephrased having Brandon ask What is your favorite television program The structure for the interview was vastly goal oriented We were told what the required minimum time for the interview and the topics the interview might cover I felt we used all the elements in the structure of the interview We had an opening body and closing for the interview The opening consisted of us indicating our names The body contained Brandon asking me questions and myself responding When Brandon asked me if I had
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