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Dress for interview success

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Learn how you should dress to make that great impression on a possible employer.

Learn how you should dress to make that great impression on a possible employer.

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  • 1. Dressing for Success What to wear for that crucial interview By Zoë Ogilvie
  • 2. Business Attire Today
    • An article in U.S.A. Today spoke about candidates for jobs wearing
      • Jeans
      • Purple sweat suits
      • Spike heels or sneakers.
    • Other applicants showed
      • Pierced body parts
      • Spiked hair
      • Chewed gum
      • Showed up in rumpled clothes
    • According to the article, the outlandish
    • dress costs some candidates the job!!!
    • In a floundering market you must do everything in your power to get that job!
    • That means Dressing for success!
  • 3. The Importance of the first impression
    • Most interviewers state that they can make their mind up about a candidate in 30 seconds. This is how long you have to impress them!
    • According to Kim Zoller at Image Dynamics 55% of another person's perception of you is based on how you look.
    • It makes sense to dress your best for the interview, regardless of the dress code at the organization.
      • If you're in doubt about how to dress for an interview, it is best to err on the side of conservatism.
  • 4. Men’s Proper Business Attire
    • Solid color, conservative suit
    • White long sleeve shirt
    • Conservative tie
    • Dark socks, professional shoes
    • Very limited jewelry
    • Neat, professional hairstyle
    • Go easy on the aftershave
    • Neatly trimmed nails
    • Portfolio or briefcase
  • 5. Examples of Men’s Business Attire
  • 6. Women’s Proper Business Attire
    • Solid color, conservative suit
    • Coordinated blouse
    • Moderate shoes
    • Limited jewelry
    • Neat, professional hairstyle
    • Tan or light hosiery
    • Sparse make-up & perfume
    • Manicured nails
    • Portfolio or briefcase
  • 7. Examples of Women’s Business Attire
  • 8. Dress for Success! Are there any Questions?