How to make a lasting first impression Lesson 1 | Nidhi Nagpal
What is this first impression? From Wikipedia, the free encyclopaedia In psychology, a first impression is the event when one person first encounters another person and forms a mental image of that person. Impression accuracy varies depending on the observer and the target (person, object, scene, etc.) being observed. 1121 First impressions are based on a wide range of characteristics: age, race, culture, language, gender, physical appearance, accent, posture, voice, number of people present, and time allowed to process. IBIAlslaizi8l The first impressions individuals give to others could greatly influence how they are treated and viewed in many contexts of everyday life.[91101
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Significance of First Impression 50s,T It just takes a few seconds to form a first impression Research shows that 75% of recruiters decide who they want to hire within the first 30 seconds 4 15 16 1718 2 23 2425 First impressions are lasting and takes considerable FIRST MPRESSIONS DOMATTER 2time & effort to change 2 You never get a second chance to make a first impression
Other Impact of First Impression o Impact towards career Admired by superion Get a job promotion Trusted by superior manager o Benefits to ourselves Higher self esteem Higher self confidence Easy to socialize Positive appearance
The moment you walk into the interview room How much time does a recruiter take to judge you?
That's First Impression for you! COMPONENTS What you say . Your voice tone -Non-verbal Behaviour 701 55% 38%
How do you get noticed? 1. EYES Most mobile & expressive area of the human face. 2. SMILE Example: Poker players wear sunglasses 3. FACE Fact: People can read your face as fast as 1 ms. Watch out your microexpressions! Research: MIT concluded that they could predict the outcomes of negotiations, sales calls & business plan pitches with over 87% accuracy without listening to a single word or tactic or argument 4. BODY LANGUAGE Fact: Over 80% of your interactions come down to your body language
Clinching the Job of your Dreams through First Impression Arrival Time Optimum time is 5-10 minutes before appointment time Attire Neatly pressed formal clothes, scuff-less shoes and hair in place. Body Language A smile or pleasant expression, eye contact, frim handshake and good posture Communication Style Honest, concise, confident, calm Read recent press the company has received earnings reports/ financial statements Be thorough with your CV and examples of events in life Preparedness Find specific anecdotes or examples that demonstrate your excitement for what the company does Enthusiasm
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