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How to impress an interview


How many times have they told the world (job seekers) how to impress the interview. Only everything is not for the future. And in clothes, creative will always find a corner. Or personal preferences, giving out a potential employee with giblets. Therefore, today we are talking how to impress the interview and make the clothes work for its owner.

By controlling only the reflection in the mirror, it is easy to establish more effective working relationships, broadcast your own ideas and deliberately impress the interview. Why waste time proving personal and professional qualities if they are easy to demonstrate?

The article is equally useful to job seekers, HR managers, sales people and specialists working with people. Information will not lose relevance, we promise. This is not about fashion, but about the psychology of perception.

As in any theory related to the psychology of perception, we use the conditional classification: we propose to conditionally distinguish 5 types. We make a reservation right away that this is not a rigid framework and all 5 types are present in each person, but 2-3 types will prevail.

Type 1: Pedant

The pedant emphasizes the convenience and relevance of the outfit. Appearance is impeccable in the context of accuracy: the clothes are clean, ironed, sits perfectly, absolutely functional. "Pedant" does not understand ruffles, ruffles and other decorations. Fashion does not recognize, it changes too quickly, and, therefore, is not functional.

When looking at the personal page of a future employee on a social network, pay attention to photos from parties and leisure:

For a holiday, men - pedants usually wear a costume, women - a small black dress, which stylists recommend. And from the name of the type it’s obvious that they like instructions.

On vacation, especially active, their appearance is thought out to the smallest detail. In terms of functionality, of course. Pedants know why every pocket on trousers, a tie, a backpack compartment and an item in it.

Haircuts prefer simple, the color scheme of the wardrobe is neutral. These individuals do not expect much attention, they just do the job.

  • Structural
  • Following instructions
  • A responsibility
  • Dryness
  • Rigidity
  • Organization (time management their bible, diary is the best friend)
  • Perfectionism (which causes stress)
  • Distance

Professional qualities suitable for work:

Doctors, financiers, dispatchers, managers, military, personal assistants, home staff

You don’t know how to impress the interview, because did not establish what type the future leader will belong? Give preference to the appearance of the pedant. This is the most predictable type of personality that already promotes communication.

2 type: "Artist"

"Artist" knows how to make an IMPRESSION at an interview, because most of all he wants to be remembered, surprise and everyone's attention. The main mod, an appetite for brands and luxury, is ready to wear uncomfortable clothes for beauty.

If you went to Instagram a potential artist type artist, you will see thousands of impeccably processed images there. Because type needs attention, remember?

  • Masters of self-presentation
  • Sociability
  • Vulnerability

Allow the "artist" to achieve heights in the following areas:

Show men, sales managers, leaders of active movements, public leaders, PR managers, animators.

"Artists" are the people of the game, always ready to impromptu, shine, make an impression.

Type 3: Estet

He also knows how to impress, but not as shock therapy as the previous character. People of this type are shocked by sophistication, the ability to create the effect of slight negligence and a sense of taste.

You can’t remember what the applicant was wearing, but remember that it was perfect? Before you sat "esthete."

Aesthetes are style icons. They integrate perfectly into any environment, look great against the backdrop of luxury, but, unlike the artists, they do not look pathetic and without puffiness. In their presence, the air is saturated with comfort and respect.

Esthetes appreciate relevance and comfort, adherents of knitwear, loose or semi-adjacent cut. They consume fashion neatly, rather create their own style. They are distinguished by rich facial expressions and gestures.

  • Sociability
  • Charm
  • Tact
  • Non-conflict
  • The ability to see beauty

They allow an esthete to improve everything that he does not touch.

Professional qualities are applicable for the following areas:

Designer, stylist, psychologist, artist, architect, actor, HR manager, coach, musician, decorator, decorator, any work with people.

In communication with representatives of this type, it’s worth behaving sincerely, because aesthetes feel fake from the inside out.

Type 4: Invisibility

He is not able to creatively design his own appearance, and in general he least wants to do it. He speaks monotonously, restrainedly. Dressed appropriately, but not noticeably. You will never highlight this person in a crowd. It’s impossible to characterize “invisibility” unambiguously; its appearance merges with the environment, adapting to circumstances. She’ll come to the party smart (but not too), just so as not to stand out from the background of other, equally smart people.

Outwardly, they seem modest, even cowardly. Appreciate the comfort zone.

  • Tactful
  • Non-conflict
  • Friendly
  • Stable
  • Appreciate comfort, certainty
  • Devotees

Ideal employees for stable companies in positions that do not require creativity and initiative (the last terrible stress!). Perfectly cope with routine, boilerplate tasks.

Do not see their appearance completely! This type wants praise and recognition, though personal, face-to-face.

Type 5: Dreamer

Real dreamers creating their own reality. Therefore, “Fantazer” is characterized by 2 extremes: absolute indifference to the appearance (before that?) Or a bright, unforgettable style (art object itself). But there are GENERAL distinguishing features: they hide behind glasses, hoods, oversize clothes.

It is the "dreamers" who are able to take the company to a new level, the ideal employees of startup projects. Not afraid of new, unexpected solutions. If during an interview you meet a candidate with torn buttons on a jacket, do not be alarmed. Most likely, before you is a "dreamer". Having torn off all the buttons, he solved the problem of 1 flying off. Do not look for logic, only a non-standard approach.

The movements of the "dreamers" are angular, awkward, facial expressions - rich. In case of stress, they unconsciously hug themselves, tend to occupy the minimum amount of space, and shrink.

  • Silver-free (often willing to work for an idea)
  • Emotionality
  • Introversion
  • Creativity
  • Courage

Professional qualities suitable for work:

programmers, designers, artists, musicians, actors, stylists, analysts, any areas where the Fantazer can create his own reality.

At work, she values ​​privacy, freedom of creativity, and her own office is vitally important.

Paraphrasing a well-known phrase: the main thing is what costume and how it sits,)

Are you applying for a position or closing a vacancy? You know how to impress an interview and what clothes to meet. Or maybe you understand how to change the appearance of the sales manager so that his trips to clients become more productive.

Let the look work for you, emphasizing personal and professional qualities!

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