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Interview Tips: Body Language Mistakes That Can Cost You The Job

Sheila Bird, right, waits in line for employment interviews at a job fair at City Target in Los Angeles, Friday, Aug. 17 2012. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Los Angeles County remained unchanged at 11.2 percent in July compared with June, the state Employment Development Department announced Friday. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
Sheila Bird, right, waits in line for employment interviews at a job fair at City Target in Los Angeles, Friday, Aug. 17 2012. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Los Angeles County remained unchanged at 11.2 percent in July compared with June, the state Employment Development Department announced Friday. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

You've sent in your perfectly manicured résumé and flawless cover letter. You've researched the company and gave brilliant responses to tough interview questions. You're probably a strong candidate--but forget to smile, slouch in your chair or fail to make eye contact during the interview, and you could be out of the running.