Having a positive attitude means you find the good side of things
and behave in a way which shows you are willing to make an effort.
In a professional context this includes things like showing up on
time, doing your best at work, and taking responsibility for your
Here are some ways you can begin to develop your Attitude:
Create lists of things you are good at– Having a positive attitude
about yourself and your skills can be boosted by creating a list of
things you are good at
Help other people –You always get a boost from helping other
people, it also shows how positive your behaviour is
Do things you enjoy – Enthusiasm comes easy when you are
doing something you enjoy, try to do more of these things
Arriving to an interview early, smiling and being friendly are all ways
to show that you have a great attitude.Talk in an interview about
times when you have overcome problems and how you approached
those problems in a positive way.
Show the interviewer that you are enthusiastic about the role, as
well as the company, and that you're committed to being a great
candidate.This will come across naturally in the way you talk about
Click here to read all about the STARRS
technique and how you can use this in an
interview as well as some more ideas for
developing your Attitude.
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