Your personal presentation at work sends a message to your boss, coworkers, and clients.
This message helps them decide whether they want to work with you or not.
The weirdest thing …
They make their own perceptions about you without knowing you very well.
Analyzing your personal presentation, they understand the experience they’ll have while working with you. For example, will they be disturbed by your dirty and smelly clothes or will they be attracted by your healthy and attractive look.
My question to you is this.
Wouldn’t you feel better if everybody at work would have a welcoming attitude towards you?
Today you’ll learn why having a professional presentation positively influences your colleagues and you'll also find some tips about how to maintain personal hygiene in the workplace.
The importance of personal presentation at work
The employer (team manager or team leader) and your clients are watching out for your personal presentation.
1. The employer
If you go to a job interview or you look for a promotion inside the company, be aware that employers in certain industries make assumptions about you based on how you look, behave and wear.
2. The client
When you're working with clients, it's important that your physical appearance and hygiene are at your highest standards. This is especially important when working as a hairdresser or beautician, in a hospitality environment or customer service.
In this industries, the client judges your professionalism by your physical appearance and creates their first impression about your company and about the way you approach your job.
How to improve personal presentation at work
Live a healthy lifestyle
Another criteria of a professional presentation is maintaining good health.
Strong health is a sign of choosing the right habits and living the right way. Everybody knows that this requires discipline and strong character.
On the other side, poor health is a sign of weakness. How can you be helpful if you can't help yourself in the first place?
In order to maintain good health it is necessary:
Maintain good hygiene
Show a friendly attitude
Besides maintaining a good workplace personal hygiene and having a pleasant physical look, you must also behave professionally. This means being helpful and useful to the needs of your employer or clients.
At the same time be confident and maintain a good posture.
Personal presentation and hygiene at work is crucial if you want career growth.
Follow the above tips and your coworkers will perceive you a serious and responsible employee who does a good job and brings results to the company.
Clients will perceive you as someone who cares for their needs and tries to help them out.
The main takeaway is that a good personal presentation leaves no reasons for doubt in your professionalism as a first impression.