Poker Face or Joker Face? Your Expressions at Work

facial expressions
facial expressions

With apologies to Lady Gaga, there probably is no such thing as a real poker face. No matter how stoic you may wish to appear, you're probably broadcasting your emotions right up front, and this can be a good or bad thing in the work place.

"When you are talking to someone, he is not generally looking at your feet or your hands, but directly at your face, and every one of your expressions is being read and interpreted. Be careful, therefore, about what your expressions are saying," advises Todd Bavol, who is known as The Job Search Ninja, in the blog entry "Are Your Facial Expressions Giving You Away?"