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First Impression

First Impression

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  • 1. First Impressions
  • 2. Management series
  • 3. Inspiration from Management book M tb k
  • 4. I often listen “ First impression “ is the “ Last impression” L ti i ”
  • 5. If you know your basic direction,
  • 6. Recognize what you need
  • 7. Value
  • 8. Strengths
  • 9. Weaknes
  • 10. you will be in a position to sort out what kind of organization you should work for.
  • 11. Most important is to try to match your strengths with the company’s needs.
  • 12. Success in one company does not guarantee success in another
  • 13. The first link with a company often occurs when you read its recruitment advertisement in a newspaper
  • 14. Such ad tend to glorify the company
  • 15. The job
  • 16. The person needs to fill the post. t
  • 17. You need to find out much more about a company you are considering joining.
  • 18. Talk to friends, colleagues, people who have left the company
  • 19. If possible
  • 20. Those who are currently working there You might pick up some company gossip from the local bar.
  • 21. Keep your eyes and ears open to the media and specially the pages of the financial press.
  • 22. Get hold of the company s annual company’s reports from the last two or three years and those of its chief competitors and compare them
  • 23. Remember
  • 24. However, that their report is p prepared primarily for shareholders or potential shareholders, bankers and financial institution and the financial press.
  • 25. Consequently, it tries to show the company in the best possible light.
  • 26. The company reports will contain much accounting jargon; don’t let it put you off.
  • 27. With careful read thought and some common sense, you should be able to deduce a considerable amount about the
  • 28. Company’s products People, Customer Markets, Physical Location, Objectives
  • 29. Financial strength The comparative analysis over several yeas is often the richest source of information
  • 30. Reputation What is the company s reputation company’s in the market?
  • 31. Strength How fast and how much is the company expanding?
  • 32. Requirements What exactly does the job require?
  • 33. Expectations E t ti Don’t be put off by high demands, you may not be perfect, but nobody else is either?
  • 34. Needs and wants Does the company have reputation for efficiency and profitability?
  • 35. Size How big is the organization unit in which you will work?
  • 36. Perfection Where exactly will you fit in the chain of command?
  • 37. Self actualization To what extent will you be on your own?
  • 38. Self worth How generous is the salary in comparison with other companies in the same field?
  • 39. Thank you, amirsaiftaz@gmail com www amirsaiftaz blogspot com