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Start Off on the Right Foot
A business card is a great tool for individuals interviewing for a new job. Potential employers will know you mean business when they see you've already invested in yourself. Take a few minutes to carefully think about the way you want to present and promote yourself and your abilities. While building your business card, treat it as a "mini-resume". Use the front of the card to list your name and contact information. Then, use the back of the card to promote your credentials, degrees, professional abilities, etc.
Creating a business card that accurately portrays your abilities to a potential employer may pay big dividends down the line. A great looking, professionally designed business card will assist you in making a good first impression. Potential employers will appreciate having your contact information at hand when they are ready to call you with your formal job offer!
Tips for Your Next Job Interview
- Be early.
- Learn the name of your interviewer and greet him or her with a firm handshake.
- Use good manners with everyone you meet.
- Relax and answer each question concisely.
- Use proper English-avoid slang.
- Be cooperative and enthusiastic.
- Use body language to show interest-use eye contact and don't slouch.
- Ask questions about the position and the organization, but avoid questions whose answers can easily be found on the company website.
- Also avoid asking questions about salary and benefits unless a formal job offer is made.
- Thank the interviewer when you leave and shake hands.
- Send a short thank you note as a professional, courteous follow up.
Our business cards are printed on high quality, thick card stock. We also utilize offset presses and a 4-color printing process. We do not use laser printers or copiers. Using our professionally designed and printed business cards will further enhance the professional image you are trying to convey to potential employers.
Ordering Your New Business Card
If you see a business card that you want to use, simply click on that image. By clicking on the image it will immediately take your selection to the Card Editor. This area will allow you to continue developing your card by entering your personal information (credentials, phone number, email address, mailing address, etc.). It will also give you the opportunity to use the back side of your card if you desire. Once you're satisfied, go ahead and complete your order. We will never sell your information. We are not a data collection company. We print business cards. It's that simple for us. In addition to this peace of mind, we also offer our 100% satisfaction guarantee. This means we will reprint at no charge, if you are not completely satisfied.
Business Card Etiquette
- Cards should be clean, accurate, and easy to read. Remember, they represent you. Correcting info on your cards yourself is just plain tacky.
- When given a card by someone else, treat it with respect, remember it represents them. Act as if it is important to you.
- Read the card when it is handed to you, that way you can ask any questions immediately if they arise.
- Keep the card out so you can discreetly refer to it if you forget a name.
- Wait until an appropriate time to give your card out.
- It is inappropriate to include business cards with thank you notes, congratulations, personal letters and notes.
- Likewise do not hand them out in uncomfortable situations. Funerals, doctor's appointments, and other serious events are not the time for marketing.
- Never be stingy with your cards, even if you are running out.