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Help! I have an interview tomorrow. Do I shake hands?!

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Some people have started to wave as they approach people. You could do that and say “hi, this is my virtual handshake “ with a smile. You have to do it before the other person extends their hand though to avoid embarrassment on their part. But, I think hand shaking has gone out the window now, but best to have a plan just in case.

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Yes - with a strong handshake, good eye contact, and a nice to meet you with a genuine smile. No fishy handshakes and done fake the smile. Be straight but be assertive- it will take you far.

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Yea. Open mouthed kiss too.

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go in for the handshake and jussssssst as their hand is about to reach your hand yank it back and act like you are fixing your hair

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I actually did this quite a few times with people in the past week in different situations and they just looked at me a little crazy. It’s like everyone’s lost their sense of humor 🤷🏻‍♀️

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UPDATE They opted for a phone interview! 😷

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BECAUSE of the coronavirus?! Last week I interviewed with 15 ppl at 3 different companies. They all reached out and shook my hand so I shook back. Maybe this week is different!

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Curtsy.

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Son 😭😭😭😭

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Spit in your hand first and say that your “word is stronger than oak.”

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I would like some clarity too on that - please expound @CD4....

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Jazz hands

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Give ‘em a bow.

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At least we’re not in Europe and having to navigate the double cheek kiss

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Elbow bump

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Bear hug.

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Just shake the hand and wash at the next opportunity. In the interim, don’t touch your face. Almost certain that all involved will be okay should you follow this protocol.

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Lol, so good!

I'd acknowledge it in a light way? Start friendly.

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Offer an elbow and then bump the same way you would fist bump. It immediately excuses everyone from potential exposure and the traditional handshake no one wants to partake in right now. It will be appreciated.

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Just ask them. Shows good EQ.

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Lick his/her entire cheek.

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https://youtu.be/W_gYRFDb8_A

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“I’d shake your hand but I know with everything going on right now...” awkward chuckle, small talk about Coronavirus

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Avoid French kisses

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Click your heals

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Fist bump

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Sign on the front desk at my client’s office yesterday. The meeting was all elbows and fist bumps.

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They are probably just as nervous about shaking hands.

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