Look Good for Summer Job Interviews

first_imgIf you’re getting ready to search for a summer job or permanent employment aftergraduation, take a look in the mirror.”You must make a good first impression,” says Judy Hibbs, a family andconsumer sciences specialist with the University of Georgia Extension Service.”Your first impression must say to the potential employer that you’re honest,reliable and friendly,” Hibbs says. “You want them to know you get along withothers and you’re capable of handling the job.”The final impression will eventually be built on your resume, skills and knowledge. Butthe employer’s first judgment will be based on how you look.”A good appearance cannot compensate for lack of skills and knowledge,” Hibbssays. “But if you are well-qualified, it may give you the edge you need to get thejob.”If an employer has several applicants with equal qualifications,” she says,”the one who’s most appropriately dressed may get the job.”In choosing what to wear for that all-important interview, consider the image thecompany wants to portray. Then think about the position for which you’re applying. Youwouldn’t dress the same for a job at a car wash as you would for a teaching position.A company’s image could be formal and sophisticated, or relaxed and casual. The productor service it offers will give you the best clue on how a company wants to appear”Banks, stockbrokers, insurance firms and law firms — those dealing withfinancial and legal matters — want to present a conservative image,” Hibbs says.”On the other hand, firms dealing with glamour, fashionand advertising will want a nonconservative image,” she says.How formal is the company? Its size and location, its customers, will help you defineit.Usually small businesses or those in small towns are less formal than larger businessesor those in cities, Hibbs says. “>Most companies will dress in a manner that makes theirclientele feel comfortable,” she says. “If they deal with the public, they will want to appear helpful andfriendly. So dress will be more informal.”The formality of the company,” she says, “usually dictates the basicstyle of clothes its employees wear.”Before you answer that ad, check the mirror. If you look like part of the company, youjust might be right.last_img read more

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first_imgBRIGHTON welcome Tottenham to the Amex Stadium as they search for their first home win this season.But Spurs come into this match off the back of a harrowing 7-2 defeat to Bayern Munich on their own turf, while they haven’t won away in the Premier League since January.And the clash on the south coast started off in horrible circumstances for the North Londoners, as they conceded in the opening minutes after Hugo Lloris could only palm a cross onto Neal Maupay, who headed into an empty net from a yard out.But Tottenham’s bad luck continued, as the Frenchman was unable to carry on after falling awkwardly on his elbow and could be set for a lengthy spell out.Tottenham winless away from home in nine league matchesBrighton with just one victory in 16 Premier League gamesWatch on BT Sport 1 from middayLive stream via app for BT Sport customersEE phone subscribers can sign up for three-month FREE trial to use BT Sport appBrighton XI: Ryan, Webster, Dunk, Burn, Montoya, Stephens, Mooy, Alzate, Gross, Maupay, ConnollySubs: Button, Bong, Balogun, Bissouma, Jahanbakhsh, Murray, MarchTottenham XI: Lloris, Sissoko, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Davies, Dier, Ndombele, Eriksen, Lamela, Son, KaneSubs: Gazzaniga, Foyth, Sanchez, Skipp, Winks, Alli, Mouralast_img read more

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