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Are handshakes still use @ job interviews?

With all the germ freaks out there do you think that handshake should be eliminated?

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:44 AM on Apr. 1, 2009 in Money & Work

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Answers (3)
  • No, I don't think it should be eliminated. You can tell a lot from a handshake, and if the germs are that big of a deal, as soon as the people walk out, both parties couls wash their hands.

    Shaking hands is a nice gesture. Now a days less and less people are nice in any way, doing away with handshakes is another reason for people to do away with a nice gesture...
    onyourterms

    Answer by onyourterms at 11:47 AM on Apr. 1, 2009

  • I have actually taken a class on how to do an interview and the class mentioned that if you are the one getting interviewed you dont offer a hand shake just for the reason that most people are germ crazy now. BUT however if the interviewer offers one then you do it and wash later.
    Quintensmom

    Answer by Quintensmom at 12:03 PM on Apr. 1, 2009

  • yes, make sure its a firm handshake, not a dead fish shake.
    casd

    Answer by casd at 12:23 PM on Apr. 1, 2009