Wednesday 7 December 2016

Job interviewees must sell themselves in 30 seconds and smile, says charity

Published 21/07/2016 | 00:11

A charity helping youngsters into work urges job interviewees to sell themselves in 30 seconds and smile
A charity helping youngsters into work urges job interviewees to sell themselves in 30 seconds and smile

Being able to "sell" yourself in 30 seconds, and smiling, at a job interview will increase the chances of landing work, according to a new report.

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Resurgo Trust, a charity which helps young people into work, suggested careful planning on what to say, how to dress, and spending time on a CV, were also important.

Chief executive Tom Jackson, said the prospect of finding a good career seemed out of reach for many unemployed people, which undermined their confidence.

A simple smile can be the difference between getting a job or being turned down, said the report.

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