Employers are more likely to hire happy-looking people than unhappy-looking ones. It’s human nature. So, in line at the job fair, in the ladies’ room before an interview, in the lobby afterward, you gotta smile. Not a big ol’ fake smile. Your smile needs to come from a genuine place. You get there by knowing your worth, having a Plan B, and remembering that hard times do not last.
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