Going for a job interview? What first impression do you make?

If you've read my blog for any length of time, or heard me speak at an event, I'll frequently talk about what impression you make when you meet somebody for the first time.  With job interviews, the stakes are raised.  You are being assessed for suitability for a job against a number of other people who all want to make a good impression too so it's essential that you're aware of how important first impressions are.

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The Things People Say About Themselves

I frequently hear the things people say about themselves in very unguarded and honest moments.  My heart goes out to them as they open up about how they feel about how they look in the mirror, and what they see is not what I see.  It's not what you would see.  But it's what THEY see - and that often feeds into a cycle of criticism that has such wide reaching effects.

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