What to wear (and not to wear!) to an interviewPresentation Transcript
What to Wear to an Interview By Kristen Arnwine
In my opinion job interview attire is probably the most important attire you will ever wear other than your wedding gown. #1 #2
A job interview is the one moment you are really trying to impress someone, so it is vital that you dress for success. Remember that it is always best to be overdressed then underdressed, even if the place where you are inquiring about has a relaxed, casual dress code.
Cover Up! Always dress conservative and be sure to cover any tattoos or piercings.
Shoes While most interviewees only think about clothing it is imperative to think about your shoes as well. Polish leather shoes Keep heels at a reasonable height Clean soles No bright colors Be able to walk in them!
HAIR Your hair needs to be washed and combed nicely. Personally I would stay away from any vivid or “loud” hair accessories; for example, no brightly colored headbands, hair feathers, scarves, ribbons, or extravagant hair barrettes. If you choose to wear your hair pulled back make sure it is done neatly and with neutral colored hair pieces.
NAILS Keep nails manicured Wear a neutral polish Keep nails trimmed Keep jewelry to a minimum(one ring per hand!) Make sure hands and nailsare clean – NO DIRT! Guys, this goes for y’all too!
Career Advice from Monster Jobs said this: “Your image matters because it shows your attentiveness to detail and gives recruiters an idea of how you’ll represent their company to clients, both internally and externally,” Glass concludes. “The visual message you send makes a big difference in how you’re perceived and, ultimately, whether or not you get the job.”
Neat, professional hairstyle Solid color, conservative suit Portfolio or briefcase Limited jewelry Women’s Attire:What to Wear Coordinated blouse Tan or light hosiery Sparse make-up & perfume Moderate shoes Manicured nails
Solid color, conservative suit Neatly trimmed nails White long sleeve shirt Very limited jewelry Men’s Attire:What to Wear Go easy on the aftershave Portfolio or briefcase Conservative tie Dark socks, professional shoes Neat, professional hairstyle