Guide to professionalism

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Guide to professionalism

  1. 1. Get, Set, Go<br />Guide to Professional Success<br />SNR College| Coimbatore | 9 March 2010<br />
  2. 2. What is this?<br />
  3. 3. What are your goals?<br />
  4. 4. Your goals<br />Good job<br />MNC posting<br />Foreign MS<br />High salary<br />Respect in society<br />
  5. 5. What is the one thing needed to get all that?<br />Professionalism<br />
  6. 6. Professionalism<br />What is your idea of professionalism?<br />Close your eyes and think for a minute. What comes to your mind when you hear the word professional?<br />
  7. 7. Professional?<br />You have to perform at a consistently higher level than others. That's the mark of a true professional.”<br />
  8. 8. What do I need to be Professional?<br /><ul><li>Skills and Knowledge
  9. 9. Attitudes
  10. 10. Behavior
  11. 11. Physical Appearance
  12. 12. Experience
  13. 13. Image</li></li></ul><li>Your Image and Self-Perception<br />3 sides to your self image<br />As you see yourself<br />As others see you<br />As you truly are<br />
  14. 14. The Building Blocks<br />Physical Appearance<br />Behavior<br />Communication<br />Body Language<br />Personal hygiene<br />
  15. 15. Building blocks….<br /><ul><li>Self respect
  16. 16. Time management
  17. 17. Etiquette
  18. 18. Attitude</li></li></ul><li>Personal Appearance - Attire<br />Attire for Gentlemen<br />Shirt<br />Trousers<br />Ties<br />Shoes<br />Socks<br />Belt<br />Accessories<br />Attire for Ladies<br />Salwars/ Saris<br />Suits – Classic<br />Fitting<br />Colors<br />Footwear<br />Jewellery<br />Make-up<br />
  19. 19. Behavior<br />Greetings<br />Names<br />Hand-shake<br />Smiles<br />Courtesy<br />
  20. 20. Communication<br />Verbal<br />Voice<br />Clarity<br />Speed<br />Written<br />Mails<br />Reports<br />Letters<br />
  21. 21. Body language<br />Posture – When you stand up tall and relax your shoulders, you will appear healthy and confident<br />Correct posture<br />Straight posture. <br />Visualization<br />Sitting- Standing- Walking<br />Approaching chair<br />Feet on ground<br />Getting up<br />
  22. 22. Personal Hygiene<br />Nails<br />Toes<br />Beard<br />Sideburns<br />Hair<br />Deodorants<br />Perfumes<br />Eyebrows<br />Body hair<br />Cleanliness<br />
  23. 23. Time management<br />Punctuality<br />Start early<br />Call and inform<br />Use of resources and time<br />Questions<br />Notes<br />Deadlines<br />
  24. 24. Self respect<br />Work reflects your inner character<br />Strive for Excellence<br />100%. Period<br />Don’t view it as a job<br />
  25. 25. Responsibility<br />Rights<br />Boundaries limits<br />Don’t meddle<br />NO GOSSIP<br />Initiative at work<br />Blame games<br />
  26. 26. Ettiquete<br />“Etiquette means behaving yourself a little better than is absolutely essential.”– Will Cuppy<br />Listening<br />Mobile phone<br />Email etiquette<br />Assuming<br />Pointing fingers<br />
  27. 27. Professionalism (a) Attitude<br />A true professional radiates competence and confidence.<br />A professional keeps his/her personal business personal.<br />A professional is always positive, focused, and energetic.<br />A professional avoids engaging in or repeating gossip.<br />
  28. 28. Professionalism (a) Attitude<br />A professional always maintains the highest levels of honesty and integrity.<br />A professional never compromises his/her professionalism by engaging in risky behaviors outside of the work place.<br />A professional is a role-model<br />
  29. 29. Keep smiling<br />
  30. 30. Thank You!<br />+91-97-87- 55- 55- 44<br /><ul><li>training@edventures1.com
  31. 31. www.edventures1.com</li>

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