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<![CDATA[Charisma: How it applies to the job interview & hiring process. Charisma – Who needs it? You do! We hear a lot, especially these days, when it comes to the qualities that are considered “must-haves” to be considered for a job interview or moving up the ladder from the job you have. Almost any job or job interview, be it a top executive at a Fortune 500 Corporation or a frontline employee at a fast food restaurant, touches on the importance of having charisma, at least to some degree. It is part of the hiring process. The list seems endless, but let’s looks at just a few of those characteristics:
I could go on and on, but you get the point. What really makes that difference? On a job interview and in the workplace, why do some people stand out and others seem to fade into the background? What we are talking about is “CHARISMA”; that immediately recognizable quality that one senses, big time, when one meets someone who has it. But for many of us, it seems intimidating at times and, all too often, out of reach. But fear not, everyone can raise their charisma quotient for the job or the job interview. You just need a few tips and understand how charisma plays a crucial role in the hiring process. Here are just five that anyone can work on to become more influential, yes – more charismatic and make the hiring process work in your favor!
How about you? Do you boil down or boil over? We all know people who are masters at making a “mountain out of a mole hill”; these folks are not charismatic by my definition. How about you? Do you consider yourself charismatic? What qualities do you see in others who you feel are charismatic? What can you do to turn up your charisma for the job interview that shifts the hiring process in your favor?