実践ビジネス英語 2017/4/7 #実践ビジネス英語
7 木 Lesson1 First Impressions (3)
And after those crucial first seven seconds,
most recruiters spend the rest of the interview internally justifying their first reaction.
The study found that ratings about factors such a likeability, trustworthiness and aggressiveness made in that brief span of time
weren’t all that much different from ones made with no constraints.
My parents always told me that you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover.
While this may be true, we often make assumptions about an individual based on an initial impression.
And those impressions can be very powerful-and almost impossible to change.
I understand that appearance can be the most important factor.
Absolutely. Whether it’s a job interview, a first date or simply and introduction to a friend of a friend, first impressions are incredibly important. It’s important to look polished and professional.
You shouldn’t be too flashy or look like you’re desperate to attract attention.
Yes, like it or not, appearance counts for a lot.
There’s no doubt in my mind that looking good boosts your self-esteem and confidence.
Fine feathers make fine birds, as they say.