Friday, September 25, 2009

The Importance of Proper Grooming

Now that we are experiencing global financial crisis and the economy is not doing well, it’s really hard to find a job that you desire and is right for you. The competition in the job market usually takes place on the applicant’s employment record. The more experiences you have, the bigger the tendency to be hired and be employed. However, according to the latest survey conducted by Harris Interactive(R) and commissioned by Gillette, 84% of HR professionals agreed that well-groomed employees climb the corporate ladder faster than those who are not well-groomed.
The result of this survey only indicates that most HR Professionals are also scanning their applicants based on how properly they are groomed. Proper grooming will create a good impression which will also make you more confident and look more professional.
Good thing, Gillette has engaged career expert, Mark Jeffries and GQ style correspondent, Brett Fahlgren to share their knowledge, ideas and some advices for guys who are looking for a new job or those who want to be promoted.
Gillette launched the Gillette Career Advantage on their website at The site will allow jobseekers and professionals a chance to review expert advice from both Mark Jeffries and Brett Fahlgren. The site will also allow you to take their Career Quiz to measure how much you’ve learned about proper grooming. You can also get some useful tips by viewing their Hire Guide.
If you are interested, you can visit them at their website to learn more about proper grooming and useful tips that will help you rise above the competition in today’s competitive job market.
You can also review the survey findings and more about Gillette Products and other press releases by visiting them at their Gillette Resource Center. If you are applying for a job, always remember that it is all about the first impression, and looking great is the best way to make a good one!


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