Presentation on theme: "PERSONAL GROOMING & HYGIENE. IMPORTANCE a) it improves personality b) it makes people admire at you c) if you are clean, the action is also clean from."— Presentation transcript:
IMPORTANCE a) it improves personality b) it makes people admire at you c) if you are clean, the action is also clean from you d) makes the environment clean e) easy flow of verbal communications an discussions f) it helps to improve hygiene in you. g) it enhances self-discipline h) people learn from you about your secret of success i) you are the winner in the competitive work life j) it reduces accidents and absenteeism
within three seconds of seeing a person for the first time we have decided their: – social status – politics – education – religion – sexuality – friendliness / approachability – aptitude IMPORTANCE
55% appearance & body language 38% tone, pitch & pace of your voice 7% what you say IMPORTANCE : the 93% rule
First Impression – Will they get selected in the interview?
What influenced you? Apparent level of sophistication Color of tie, shoes, dress Well-groomed appearance Conservative appearance Overall attractiveness Non-verbal signals Apparent level of self-confidence
First Impression Guidelines Grooming Hair – clean and neat Details – no missing buttons, lint or tags Hands – clean, manicured fingernails Fit – clean, pressed and proper fit Smell – little or no cologne; no cigarette odor Breath – fresh, clean breath; use a breath mint
What does your appearance say about you? Your appearance plays a supporting role in the interview process. Your appearance can convey strong feelings of trust to a prospective employer. Your appearance can convey a sense of self-confidence, dependability and professionalism. Your appearance can determine how people you meet will react to you.
First Impression Guidelines - Colors to Avoid Women – Most pastels, especially pale yellow – Bright orange Men and Women – Most shades of green – Mustard – bad, bad, bad Dark Colors make you seem more powerful; only use when you need control.
IMPROVING PERSONAL HYGIENE IN THE WORKPLACE Keep your work place clean. Keep your tools, instruments and machinery clean Keep your office files clean Never allow dust accumulation Never shy in cleaning your tables by yourself. Use toilets in proper ways Use more water to avoid smell and stains Wash your hands and mouth after you use the toilet Always close the doors of toilets Open the doors of ventilation
Don’t throw your waste eatables in your baskets Have it disposed of properly. Use clean water glasses Keep your tea cups on a plastic plate Help in maintaining your canteen clean Don’t waste any food Try to avoid taking full jug and drink water from it. Remember this water is being used by all your colleagues. Don’t waste water and use it in an economic way. Have your table, chairs, fans, phones, etc. cleaned routinely If you drink by using common glass, have it cleaned before and after you drink water. IMPROVING PERSONAL HYGIENE IN THE WORKPLACE
Avoid coughing openly; always use your kerchief or hands Avoid inserting your fingers in your nose and remove waste publicly. Avoid over-sweating and have your body cleaned regularly Avoid combing hair at work place; Go to toilet and do the combing Avoid eating heavily Avoid continuous sitting or standing Avoid talking loudly unless it is warranted Avoid cutting cruel jokes at work place Avoid using office stationery materials for your body needs Avoid inserting pencils or gem clips into your ears. Avoid rubbing the white board by your fingers Avoid parties at work place; have it at proper places Avoid spitting in toilets and wash basins Avoid using pins for your teeth problems Avoid spillage of tea/coffee and if it so have it cleaned immediately. Avoid disposal of your body dirt on company machinery or walls or floors IMPROVING PERSONAL HYGIENE IN THE WORKPLACE
Grooming CHECKLIST – men shave skincare manicures (and pedicures!!?) body hair – including nose and ears! teeth personal hygiene
Grooming PROBLEMS– men one in four men do not shower daily dirty fingernails go uncleaned Nose/ear hair remains unplucked
Grooming – CHECKLIST women skincare hair – cut, colour, condition make-up perfume – be careful manicure / pedicure teeth lingerie a recent survey showed that women who wear make-up have a competitive edge over their bare-faced colleagues The Times, 30 th December 2003 women who wear make-up earn, on average, 20% more than women who wear no make-up
Remember! Remember! You only have one chance to make a first impression. Dress for success and you’ll look like you belong at the top!
POOR BODY LANGUAGE BODY ODOUR WEAK HANDSHAKE-THE FISH TATOOS AND JEWELLERY- RINGS/EARRINGS IMPROPER HAIR STYLES INVASION OF PERSONAL SPACE SWEAT BAD CHOICE OF CLOTHES UNCLEAN BODY CLASS ACTIVITY 2 POOR PHYSICAL TRAITS