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The Power of First Impressions (Infographic)

The dreaded “wet fish” handshake, overpowering body odour, throughly inappropriate jokes¬†– I think it’s fair to say that we recruiters have had to endure some pretty uncomfortable interviews with some pretty unsuitable candidates in our time! And first impressions play a big part in that interview process. In fact, research shows that you will make up your mind as to whether or not to hire a candidate after just 90 seconds, so the candidate had better have it right first time!

That’s where this infographic comes in. Here we have some invaluable tips for job seekers the world over and some interesting stats about just how much of a role first impressions have in the hiring process.

Be sure to pass this one on to your clients ASAP!

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Source: Davitt Corporate Partners


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