Day 14: Etiquette

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The manner in which you present yourself speaks volumes about you as a person and future employee. Etiquette encompasses many practices necessary for any jobseeker looking to land a gig. Giving a proper handshake, how to dress for any occasion, and conduct yourself in a professional setting.

 

Here are a few etiquette tips you can test out at your next networking event.

 

Always allow the person of higher rank or the event host to initiate a handshake.

Do not cross your legs. It may be a force of habit, but some can find it rather distracting.

If you’re having a lunch meeting, do not take leftovers home. You are there for business

Make sure to always confirm a dress code for any event or interview.

 

 

There are so many small tips that it’s hard to possibly cover each point. We found a great overview from LiveCareer.

 

We will be covering other etiquette topics in the coming days. You’ll soon learn how to dress to impress, write the perfect thank you letter, and conduct yourself professionally.

 

We hope you are doing well two weeks into the #30DayJobChallenge. Tell us where you are in your job hunt now using #30DayJobChallenge.

 

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