Job Interviews in 2020: Focus on the Struggle NOT the Glory

You're getting ready for a big job interview and you're nervous. You've put on your best suit and gone over your background, ready to impress the interviewers with all of your accomplishments. What if I told you that your focus is completely wrong? YOUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS DON'T MATTER AND HERE'S WHY A study from the City University of London's Cass Business school suggests we're approaching impression management incorrectly. People everywhere are making the same mistake: focusing the interview on their achievements and success. You like to talk about your accomplishments because…

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IMPROVING YOUR LIKABILITY FACTOR

One of the most powerful talents you can have is to be naturally likable. But how? Can this be learned? Absolutely. In the past week, I've had two people tell me that I have a rare quality: likability.  One of these people proclaimed it loudly to others, delighting me, of course. Some people are instantly likable. They have an easy manner, a ready smile and their energy is attractive to others. It's been shown that people who have this characteristic go far in life, from politicians to employees.  The good…

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