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I still remember the best handshake of my life. A warm smile, hand confidently outstretched, exactly the right amount of pressure. It kicked off a great conversation.
We found ourselves intrigued by several articles outlining the length of time that it takes for someone to form a first impression and what leads them to make that impression. We wanted to share these articles with you… consider what you can do to give yourself the best chance of making a first impression during your career search
Imagine you’re at a networking event and you meet a new acquaintance:
“Hi, I’m John. I grew up in Vancouver, but went to Boston for college. I ended up in public accounting, specializing in insurance auditing, where I got promoted early. However, now I’m in business school studying marketing. Hopefully I’ll get a job that I like when I graduate!”
Did he hold your interest? Or did he lose you?
While HBS has a similar open-ended question that causes many applicants sleepless nights, Booth's question is even harder due to the added dimension of media type. It is even more of a “meta question” since the answer doesn’t need to be in written form.