MANILA, Philippines – Accepting a job offer may be your first big decision right after college. A career move could change your life. A big interview can make or break you.
So what do you need to know to be able to get through this in a breeze?
It’s not really rocket science. You need enough preparation, develop the right skills, a positive mindset and self-confidence. Never settle for second best. But more than just being qualified, you also have to look your best and one way of doing so is by taking care of your skin.
Grab the bull by its horns. If you’re going to go all in, don’t settle for something you know you won’t be happy with in the future, including how you take care of yourself.
However, it’s not just about impressing someone with looks and style – which seems very doable – but rather presenting your best beautiful self gracefully. True enough that beautiful skin isn’t the only way to show you’re beautiful, but it does reflect how well you take care of yourself. And this will say more about you than what people see on paper.
It could be easy for some to walk in an interview and ace it, but others may need the extra help to get the ball rolling. So here are some tips to win in some career milestones.
Choosing your career path
Your interviewer will not always qualify you with your university degree alone unless a specific skill that may require taking board exams and a license is required. Your experience, extra -curricular activities and passion projects can show that you do have what it takes. You can also research and check if the skills required of the job are aligned with your interests and experiences and show them that you’re willing to learn from the ground up and build your experience with the company.
First job interview
Though there is not one specific format to follow when creating your resume, limit it to 1 or 2 pages and remember that you’re not required to submit a photo.
On the actual interview, present yourself with confidence because these people want to see if the person on paper measures up in person. Look your best but remember to stay true to who you are. Wear closed shoes, make sure your hair is neat and do come in with a fresh face.
Not sure if you want to take that offer? If you need to think about it, you can ask for more time to be able to decide with a clear mind and come up with pros and cons if needed. You can also ask for advice from your parents, friends or even colleagues to get different perspectives.
There may be times when you feel that you have to settle for a job but think how it may affect you in the long run if you think that there could be a better offer, tell them.
First day at work
New job or first job, you still have to perform with excellence and be your best beautiful all the way. Don’t settle for a “pwede na” look or attitude.
Since you are now financially independent, why not treat yourself a little? It can be as simple as treating yourself with products or services to better take care of your skin. Look at it this way: you don’t have to settle for skin care products your mom purchases for you and make your own choices. You can choose which brands and products you prefer to use (moisturizer, body wash, toner and the like).
For those who want to explore other careers, it can be a pretty difficult thing to do.
Take it step by step and study the pros and cons. Remember to consider your financial stability and if you’re ready to have a change of environment.
Changing careers can also give you the opportunity to improve your lifestyle from your diet to skin care. Take advantage of this change to improve your daily regimen: use better products compatible to your skin type, practice it every day or night, and add steps that will make it better than your last routine.
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