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This Is How to Get Your Next Job by Richard Nelson Bolles, Andrea Kay

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“See, It’s Not Just Talk” Exercise

So far you’ve defined how you want to seem and you’ve put that together to create your “How I Want to Be Seen” Profile. With that tool in mind, let’s think through what you would say and how you would act to make your Profile come to life at those three crucial connecting points.

Keep in mind that everything about you is fair game:

  • Your personal appearance—your clothes, how you’re groomed, and yes, even how you smell
  • The actual words you speak and write, the composition of the letters, resumes, and other documents you create online, and even the very paper you print them on
  • The way you treat others from the moment you enter an office and handle yourself in every verbal exchange and interaction, and even when ...

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