Dress And Speak Success

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Your daily routines and habits can lead you to experiencing your career goals and aspirations. Becoming impeccable with your words and dressing for the position you desire is imperative to your success. 

Take time daily to frame the words you speak about your career search that you will express to others when networking. It is to your advantage to express gratefulness for your professional experiences and acquired knowledge during your conversations. Be prepared to share your lessons learned in a constructive and positive manner that will prompt one to connect with you and share their wisdom with you. Genuine professional connections that can be mutually insightful and informative should be the goal when networking. 

In many professional environments how you dress is noticed and matters. Take your time to make sure the basics are covered daily. The way you take care of your clothes, hair, and overall appearance are noticeable basic details. Invest in quality and tasteful clothes and shoes that will represent you well for your industry that can transcend from a boardroom meeting to an after hours professional event if required. 

Impeccable Action Activities of the Day

  • In front of a mirror practice explaining your career outcomes to date in a positive manner.  Pay attention to your facial expressions during the explanation.  Emulate confidence versus frustration.  Aim to avoid sounding like a victim of circumstances.  Demonstrate accountability and share your career search plan summary in less than two minutes with a smile.
  • Research current professional wardrobe must-haves and trends, and audit your closet. Identify which garments should be removed and donated. List what garments you need to add to your wardrobe that represent the position you desire. Set a deadline and a wardrobe budget for when the wardrobe updates will be complete. 
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About Career Tipper

Michele Badie is a career confidence coach, blogger, and podcaster that enjoys sharing career tips and motivation. It's my sincere passion to encourage you to have career confidence to pursue and live your desired career and life legacy out loud daily.
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2 Responses to Dress And Speak Success

  1. Jarrod Uddin says:

    It used to be called your “30-second profile”. Now, people make up their minds about you within the first 7 seconds, and it’s all about your dress, and the FIRST few words that come out of your mouth!

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