You have an impressive track record and a healthy list of contacts, but people with less experience are getting the jobs you want. What’s the problem?
According to Maggie Craddock, president and founder of Workplace Relationships, it might be the power style that you display when you interview.
“In a competitive job market, understanding how your power style shapes the impression you make on prospective employers is as important as spellchecking your résumé,” she wrote in a blog post for the Harvard Business Review. “Fortunately, it’s something you can change.”
Craddock said that most people exhibit a blend of at least two of these four core power styles: