You should send a thank you letter or note within 24 hours. The purpose is not only to thank them for their time, but to reiterate why you are the
When taking notes, be sure to ask your client if he or she minds. Place the notes where only you can see them. Do not use your client’s desk when
Having your lower and upper body facing directly to an interviewer gives you a more authoritative presence. Aside from your posture the position of the chair can impact your presence.
With business casual and fashion being more integrated with professional dress, things have changed. in the past, the most conservative look for women was a suit with a skirt. For
Recently I co-interviewed Virginia Means on the blog talk radio show, The Art of Image on Understanding Modern Human Resources Management with Virginia Means and how image and brand of
You did the right thing. You should NOT partake in any food or beverages. They will only get in your way. You should eat and drink prior to the interview.
When waiting in the reception area for a meeting you should select literature about the company, such as a brochure or an annual report. If those are not available consider
When sitting, you need to be thinking about getting-up. This is very important because when someone comes to great you, (hopefully you can see them coming) you should be able
When being introduced to others you should begin looking them in the eye, while starting to smile, begin the dialogue of introducing yourself, while reaching to shake their hands and
Actually neither of them should be your determining factor. You should sit facing where you believe where someone may be coming from to greet you. For example, if there is
Self-Awareness is Key when building a personal brand! When it comes to personal branding the key is Self-Awareness. CHUVA group created the 4-Level of Awareness when it comes to branding
An average of 180 words per minute is recommended to keep your listener interested allowing them to better comprehend the message. Speaking too slow can make you appear very boring.
Oftentimes when one feels that someone is questioning his or her knowledge or abilities he or she can get defensive without even realizing it. When one does this they are
Just because someone does not have consistent eye contact with you does not necessarily mean they are not listening or paying attention. In business meetings many are multi-tasking and are
Traditionally cocktail attire for women means a short dress only. The little black dress works great. In today’s environment you have some leadway. Consider a dressy pantsuit or a dressy
Contrary to popular belief, having the gift of gab does not necessarily make you a good communicator. Listening is the key! When you listen, you can respond with answers that
How you say something has more meaning than what is actually said, and can even contradict the spoken words. Like lyrics to music, words without tone (music) cannot really be
An Image Consultant helps professional men and women ensure that every aspect of who they are and what they know and do is in alignment of each other so that
There are many styles of Sleeveless tops. So you need to know the scoop…hint, avoid the scoop neck when wearing a sleeveless tops. Sleeveless tops are best if the strap
Recently I saw Carole Tomé, CFO of Home Depot speak at the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. Not only was I impressed with her brilliancy, but as an Image Consultant I