And you're being judged right back.
First impressions can be powerful and long-lasting, so you'd think they would take a lot of time and consideration when being formed. Sadly, that's not the case.
3. Your sexual orientation. A study found that people read into men's sexual orientation within 1/20th of a second after
When it comes to perceiving you, your colleagues are (without realizing it) relying heavily on assumptions, the miserly brain's favorite shortcut.
If limiting labels, bleak stereotypes, or discouraging first impressions become the thought-model we blindly adopt as our own -- defining who we are and influencing who we will be -- then we need better models.
Put your best foot forward, because it's all about the first impression. Remember: You only have one shot!
Don't tell me there's something about my eyes that has made you talk about the details of your sex life with your "ex"-wife and that you hope you haven't overshared.
A firm, friendly handshake with good eye contact shows self-confidence. And far more than you realize, you unconsciously judge others by the way they shake your hand.
By Candace Braun Davison Here's how to make a first impression on a job interview that leads to one final question: "So, when
I don't want to believe it, but women measure themselves against other women's attractiveness. Because of this, making friends with someone more attractive, they fear, will somehow diminish their own attractiveness.