Should you be calm and collected, or wildly enthusiastic, or somewhere in the middle? According to a new study out of Stanford University, Unites States employers of today seem to value enthusiasm over serenity during the interview process. That in turn could place applicants who come from cultures that favor calmness in social settings, at a disadvantage.
The focus of the study was how the emotional presentation of the job applicant affected the likelihood of being hired and this seemed to depend on the “cultural fit” of the employer.
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