Tag Archives: Soft Skills

10 Tips for Job Interview Success

Awesome! Your highly crafted resume has finally landed you a precious job interview. Now what? Preparation is essential to minimizing anxiety and maximizing your potential in a personal interview. Having sat on both side of the interview table, here are … Continue reading

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Handshake Cements the Realtionship.

If you are appearing for a job interview, meeting that special someone on the first date or conducting a sales call, you must stand out. I am not talking about standing out like clown at the rodeo. You must be … Continue reading

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Intruding on Body Language

I could smell his tobacco stained breath wafting through his yellow teeth. Crinkle nose. My spirits were lifted by the scent of her vanilla fragrance. Smile. Two different images based upon your proxemics to your conversational partner. Proxemics is the … Continue reading

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The Mirror of Body Language

Isopraxism is the fancy word for mirroring of another person. With most people, we see some degree of mimicking. Whether it is by style of dress, actions, manner of dress, or speech we all do it to some degree. This … Continue reading

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Sherlock Holmes Observation is not Elementary

Think about this. Tomorrow you will be struck in the head with a piece of the space shuttle and lose your sight. Would you spend your last day sitting in front of the flat panel TV or feverishly trying to … Continue reading

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Science of Smiles for First Impressions & Positive Body Language

What is the most visible body language or facial gesture to create first impression? A smile. Almost every news program and newspaper are extolling the negative virtues of the world. The economy is crumbling and falling off the fiscal cliff, … Continue reading

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Job Interviewing Skills and Challenges

A recent Wall Street Journal article, lamented at the lack of qualified applicants for job openings. More than 600,000 jobs openings in the manufacturing segment remained vacant in 2011, due to substandard skills. We are not talking about science, technology, … Continue reading

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