"New Research suggests that first impressions are so powerful that they are more important than fact." - Janice Wood
As a Fortune 500 Hiring Manager who has hired and promoted hundreds of business professionals from entry-level to leadership roles, I have to tell you a secret.
Here it is. The most influential components of an interview process that tell a hiring manager to hire or not to hire you, are controlled by YOU.
What are these “components?”
Your first impression, your personal energy. How you make them and others in the room “feel.”
How you convey what you have done. Are you confident and knowledgeable?
Your personality fit. Does your personality match the team and role they are looking to fill.
A hiring manager has already “picked you” for the role from what you have done. It’s how you make them feel and how they can see your persona in this role that helps them seal the deal.
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