Put a big smile on your face and get your manners ready because March 21, 2014 is National Common Courtesy Day! Today is a special holiday created to encourage and bring awareness to the manners and polite actions we make every day.
Common courtesies can be as simple as holding a door open for someone, saying "please" and "thank you" or just smiling to greet a stranger. Whether we realize it or not, these modest gestures can have a big impact on someone else's day.
Think about it like this, have you ever been having a rough day and a stranger did something nice that helped turn it around? Well, today is a perfect reminder of how being polite can help spread positivity. Respectful gestures like these can also play an important role in your job search and help you stand out.
Here are a few ways you can use your manners to make a positive impression during your job hunt.
- Remember your interviewer's name when you greet them.
- Pay attention and take notes during your interview.
- Sit up straight and show off your pearly whites.
Holiday or no holiday, by being polite and courteous you're sure to always make a good impression. What tips can you add? Let us know below!