Summary of The Image of Success

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The Image of Success book summary
It’s a tough job market. Make the most of every asset you have to gain an edge.

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You know better than to walk into an interview holding a sloshing cup of coffee, with your tie askew or your hem uneven, and your cellphone buzzing. Yet people do things like this all the time, and they suffer the consequences, including being bewildered about why they didn’t get that job or promotion. The reality is that, to potential employers, your image is just as important – if not more important – than your résumé. Recruiter Lizandra Vega explains that, rightly or wrongly, people will make assumptions about your capabilities and competence based on the image you project. In this charmingly autobiographical text, Vega takes you through the job-search process step-by-step, from buying the right interview suit to shaking hands to negotiating an offer. getAbstract recommends this comprehensive manual to graduates entering the job market, employees stalled in their career progress and anyone looking for a better opportunity – or a brushed-up professional look.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How to manage the components of your image for success
  • How to present yourself during an interview
  • How to create business communications that put you in the best light
 

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A Book and Its Cover
Have you ever wondered why management passed you over for a promotion or why you didn’t get a job when you thought you aced the interview? Things might not have gone your way because of something as simple as aftershave that was too strong or a skirt that was too tight...
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About the Author

Recruiter Lizandra Vega is a co-founder of Perennial Resources International in New York City and a Certified Image Coach.


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