If you can’t seem to get into the business, you may want to consider increasing your likability.  While this factor alone won’t get you into the business, it is a multiplier that will help augment your skills and experience to break into the business.  Likability is a multiplier.  Tune in to find out how to make it work for you.
Six Ways to Make People Like You – Principles from Dale Cargie’s Book “How to Win Friends and Influence People”:
  1. Become genuinely interested in other people.
  2. Smile.
  3. Remember that a person’s name is, to that person, the sweetest and most important sound in any language.
  4. Be a good listener. Encourage others to talk about themselves.
  5. Talk in terms of the other person’s interest.
  6. Make the other person feel important – and do it sincerely.
Questions to ask as you apply these Six Principles:
A.  Begin with the end in mind – Have you set your goals?  Are they measurable?
B.  In person – Are you applying the six principles in person?  How so?
C.  On the phone – Are you applying the six principles on the phone?  How so?
D.  Email – What principles are you applying when you email recruiters / hiring managers?