You’ve heard the saying a million times … “you never get a second chance to make a first impression.” It’s cliché and overused, but for good reason: it’s true.
A few days ago I walked into a fast food restaurant to place an order and was greeted by a girl—not just any girl—a girl with piercings in her cheeks (!). While I realize she shouldn’t have been decked out in corporate attire, it hardly seems like a lot to ask for food service people not to be covered with piercings. Like it or not, it doesn’t leave a positive first impression.
Over the years, businesses have relaxed their dress codes … in fact, we used to require women to wear stockings and closed-toe shoes, but look around, those days are all but gone.
I’m the first face you see when you come into our office. I take pride in the way I look. Not just for my own delight, but because I represent Curley & Pynn.
What impression are you making for your customers?