How People Skills Can Get You the Job
When we think about going into a job interview or applying for a new position we tend to focus all of our energy on our technical skills. But what about our people skills?
People skills are the secret to success.
Successful people know that you have to be book smart, but you also have to be people smart to get ahead. Unfortunately, we are not taught people skills in school (don’t worry I’m working my buns off trying to change that!) and so we often get turned down from amazing jobs or flunk interviews because we don’t know how to have smooth, easy, charismatic communication.
Enter: Jasmine, aka Jazz
Jazz is one of our amazing students from our Master Your People Skills course and I had to share her inspiring success story with you–I am so so proud of you, Jasmine!
Here is her story:
You are a rock star and an inspiration to me! I absolutely love your work and have found your courses, website and social media extremely valuable!
My name is Jazz and I am a young professional learning how to navigate the corporate business world. I’ve completed your Master Your People Skills class and I received a raise at work as a direct outcome. Every day I look for ways to practice the skills you taught and I am gradually adopting them all into my tool box.
Vanessa, thank you so much for the work you’ve produced! You certainly have achieved your mission of helping people become their best self and realize their value with your programs. I look forward to taking more of your courses!
I was so excited to read this email because I was ecstatic to be able to help Jazz on her journey with easy people to people skills. I asked her about her favorite techniques she learned and what she uses most often. Here is what she had to say:
Interested in improving your people skills like Jazz did? Check out our book Captivate!
Ever wonder what makes people tick? Want to know the hidden forces that drive our behavior? In Vanessa Van Edwards new book Captivate, she explains a simple blueprint for hacking human behavior. In this science packed, anti-boring guide you will learn:
- The formula for fascinating conversation
- How to walk into a room full of strangers and make a killer first impression
- What to do to increase your impact and income using people skills
- Our strategy for hacking the people code–we call it the matrix (Keanu Reeves not included with each book sale)
- The art and science of understanding people
Learn the new–science based way for winning friends and influencing people.