This a link into an interesting article from Harvard Business Review
The Surprising Secret to Selling Yourself
by Heidi Grant Halvorson
There is no shortage of advice out there on how to make a good impression — an impression good enough to land you a new job, score a promotion, or bring in that lucrative sales lead. Practice your pitch. Speak confidently, but not too quickly. Make eye contact. And for the love of Pete, don’t be modest — highlight your accomplishments. After all, a person’s track record of success (or a company’s, for that matter) is the single most important factor in determining whether or not they get hired. Or is it?via The Surprising Secret to Selling Yourself – Heidi Grant Halvorson – Harvard Business Review.