The Globe and Mail has a good little article tucked away in today’s Career section. Called On your best job-interview behaviour the writer warns jobseekers that you should be on your best behaviour from the moment you pull into the parking lot. Why? You never know who is watching.
A sales training coach once told a story about how excited he was to land his first huge contract that when he got back to his car he jumped up and pumped his fist into the air. Unfortunately the landing didn’t go so well and he slipped and landed on his back. As he looked up at his client’s building he saw the big boss who had okayed the deal looking down at him. The boss gave him the thumbs up sign as he was laughing at the young guy’s antics. The sale went through.