Tuesday, April 3, 2012

To Ace an Interview, Forget Being Liked: You Just Need to Love Yourself

While self-confidence is definitely a route to job interview success, its often suggested that outright arrogance and narcissism is a real turn-off for employers. But a new study suggests thats not the case: interview performance doesnt depend on how much the interviewer likes you in the slightest, but just how much you like yourself.The research, carried out at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, suggests that narcissists innate tendency to promote themselves manages to get them jobs, regardless of whether the interviewers actually like them or not. Peter Harms, one of the researchers, explains to Science Daily:

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