Do you project a professional image? Professionalism in the workplace is based on many factors, including how you dress, how you carry yourself, your attitude, and how you interact with others.
Some characteristics put you at risk of making a negative impression, and this can hurt your career.
Here are 5 key characteristics to watch for, and ways to change them.
1. Negative attitude: Dressing or behaving badly, and thinking that no one will notice, is a sure sign that people will notice – and think badly of you. Your attitude colors everything you do. Pay attention to how you dress, and how you treat other people. It does make a difference.
2. Unprofessional body language: Here are two things we see often in public, that create a poor impression. The first one is yawing with your mouth wide open. Showing the world your molars isn’t professional. Cover your mouth.… Read More