Interviews and creating the best LinkedInprofileThe InterviewHaving good communication skills areexcellent resources to land the job, but you should also take intoconsideration your appearance.First impressions are essential in theinterview process, 55% of another person’s perception of you is based on howyou look, according to Kim Zoller at Image Dynamics. Choosing the correctoutfit can be critical to presenting yourself as the right candidate to hire.
From the perspective of someone who hasconducted several interviews I always take into consideration how someonepresents themselves, including attire. The best quick tips if you are unsurehow to dress is to keep it simple, aim for something clean and classic andavoid any logo/brand names.Create and Update Your LinkedInIf you haven’t already created a LinkedIn itcould be the best thing you ever did, even if you aren’t currently looking fora job I would still recommend creating and updating your profile. LinkedIn is agreat resource to create and maintain professional relationships. If you are astudent like me I would encourage you to create a profile while you are stillin school, connecting with classmates could lead to valuable future employmentconnections.
Here are some of my quick tips:Add a profile picture: Add a picture ofyourself, so people can recognize you. Make sure to upload a professionallooking picture.Make connections: It’s all about networkingso regularly check your LinkedIn and browse your possible connections. Connectwith your colleagues, classmates, friends, ect. Add featured skills: Include your skillsthat are relevant to your professional expertise.So if you haven’t already, get started!https://www.
linkedin.com/ReferencesDoyle, A. (October 2,2017).
Tips forDressing for Job Interviews Success. TheBalance. Retrieved from: https://www.thebalance.com/tips-for-dressing-for-success-2061336