Ultra Competitive Job Market Highlights Importance of Overall Image

Image Experts Dr. Stuart Fischer and Tinsley Mortimer Advise the Employment Line
By: The Park Avenue Diet
 
 
March 9, 2009 - PRLog -- NEW YORK, NY – According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ monthly jobs report, employers cut 651,000 jobs in February, bringing the number of unemployed persons to 12.5 million and making this the most competitive job market since 1983. Furthermore, the 2.6 million jobs lost over the past four months is the biggest loss over that time period since 1975.

“Your comprehensive image is more important than ever in this ultra-competitive, and discouraging, job market,” stated renowned image expert Dr. Stuart Fischer. “If you’re looking for a job in this environment my advice is that you consider not just how your resume looks, but how you look and act. In order to cut through the crowds and land the job, you’ve got to have the social skills, self-confidence and personal appearance to make a strong, positive impression.”

Advice on image improvement for job seekers is available in Dr. Fischer’s best seller The Park Avenue Diet. In the book entrepreneur and contributor Tinsley Mortimer along with six other experts and Dr. Fischer explain all aspects of image and how they interact to make a person successful. They also offer tips on self confidence, food choices, fashion, and more. For example:

Interviewers make their first impression of you within three seconds.

-   Once you’ve made it in the front door, Dr. Fischer advises that “acing the interview requires a proactive and comprehensive approach to your personal image. It’s known that most interviewers make their first impression of you within the first three seconds of meeting you based on your overall appearance, etiquette, poise, fitness level, weight, and fashion sense combined. I offer tips in my book on how to improve yourself in all these areas over a period of six weeks.

Tinsley Mortimer, savvy businesswoman and one of the most famous faces on the New York social scene, explains the importance of social interaction and manners in a job interview. For example:

Don’t monopolize the conversation.

-   Tinsley offers this advice about conversational skills from the book: “Think of a conversation like a tennis match – simply put, you talk, they talk, you talk, they talk, etc.”

-   Job experts agree that the interviewer will feel the interview was the most successful when they speak equally or more than the interviewee.

Dr. Fischer developed his comprehensive approach to weight loss featured in The Park Avenue Diet and practiced at The Park Avenue Diet Center in New York City after decades of experience in internal medicine, emergency medicine and nutrition. The book isn’t a typical diet; it’s a lifestyle makeover with the help of seven top image experts.

Other experts from the book include make-up artist Laura Geller, hair stylist Joel Warren, fashion consultant Helene Hellsten, world renowned psychologist Dr. Stanley Krippner, nutritionist Chef Marie-Annick Courtier, and fitness trainer Bernadette Penotti.  

About Dr. Stuart Fischer
Stuart Fischer, M.D. has developed his unique approach to weight loss after decades of experience in internal medicine, emergency medicine and nutrition. As an author and educator, Dr. Fischer is sought by the media as a resource specializing in providing clear explanations on complex medical information. Now, in his 27th year as a practicing physician, Dr. Fischer has been a featured guest on numerous television, radio and Internet shows, including The Early Show, FOX and Friends, Inside Edition, CNN American Morning, Good Day New York, CBS2’s Healthwatch, The Montel Williams Show and WebMD.

For eight years, he has served as the host of Vital Signs, the popular weekly series on New York’s WEVD-FM, in which he answered call-in questions for thousands of listeners.  His acclaimed “Little Book of Big Medical Emergencies” (Hatherleigh, 2007) has also been the subject of recent multiple television and print interviews.

A graduate of Yale University, Dr. Fischer completed his residency in internal medicine at Maimonides Hospital in Brooklyn, N.Y. and served as an attending physician in the emergency room of Cabrini Medical Center in Manhattan for four years. He also worked with the late Dr. Robert Atkins as the associate medical director of The Atkins Center. Dr. Fischer’s expertise in alternative medicine, nutrition and weight loss is complemented by his strong, traditional hospital-based education. For more information on Dr. Fischer and the celebrity consultants, please go to: www.parkavenuediet.com.
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