Job Search-Dress for It!

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Dress for It! Be ready for your next job interview. It could come at any time. And guess what? You will have competition. Dress for the job you want and let your employer see it.

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Job Search-Dress for It!

  1. 1. DRESS FOR “IT”! (IT = YOUR NEXT JOB)
  2. 2. DRESS FORWHAT’S NEXT•Clothes do matter.
  3. 3. PRESENTATION IS EVERYTHING!▪ How you are dressed for an interview does matter!▪ Imagine yourself as an Employer. Would you not want the jobseeker to look like they put forth an effort?▪ What type of job are you interviewing for? ▪ Research the company ▪ Ask the HR rep what the interview dress code is▪ Always. Always. Always. At least dress Business Casual.  Khaki/cotton pants  Dress shirt. Tuck the shirt in and wear a belt.  You can afford to dress the part.  Goodwill, Salvation Army, Consignment stores all have very nice dress DRESS FOR clothes to chose from if you are on a budget. WHAT’S NEXT!
  4. 4. DRESS TOIMPRESS!•A First impression is Key!•Do not Miss the Opportunity.•There is Competition.
  5. 5. EMPLOYERS NOTICE!▪ We’ve all heard it, “You only get one chance to make a 1st Impression.”▪ You are not the only game in town, so practice beating the interview competition.▪ Learning Example: ▪ You go to the grocery store. You have a selection of canned vegetables. One of the can’s has a dent. You pick over it and chose the nicer looking can with no dents. ▪ Moral: If you are going to pick over a dented can won’t other people do the same?▪ Dress to impress so you are the one that is picked. A nice enough suit will cover up any “dents”. DRESS TO IMPRESS!
  6. 6. DRESS FORSUCCESS!•Dress for the Job You Want•Dress the Part•Dress like you can take charge
  7. 7. HERE’S LOOKING AT YOU!▪ Ask a friend to critique your clothing before you leave for the interview or to attend a job fair.▪ No matter what type of job you want, or that you get an interview for, dress for success. Go back to Slide #3…at least business casual.HARD FACT #1: How we dress also says a lot about how we see ourselves. If I believe I am successful I will look successful.HARD FACT #2: An employer wants to believe in you and he or she can only believe what they see. The first impression YOU GIVE THEM needs to be better than your competition. DRESS FOR SUCCESS!
  8. 8. There is Work to Get out of Volunteer! Visit! be Done! the House! GET DRESSED! YOU CAN DO THIS!! ©PROVOKING GREATNESS, PUSH-TO-SHOVE CONSULTING
  9. 9. PUSH-TO-SHOVE CONSULTINGPush-to-Shove Consulting works to provoke jobseekers and businesses to greatness. We understand that during the pastfew years every aspect of the job market has been dismantled. Technology, whether we like it or not, has catapulted us allto new heights of global and communal expectations. Big or small, white collar or blue collar, push has now come to shoveand you need to be provoked to greatness!Complying with all applicable copyright laws is the responsibility of the user. Without limiting the rights under copyright, nopart of this document may be reproduced, stored in or introduced into a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or byany means (electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise), or for any purpose, without the express writtenpermission of Push-to-Shove Consulting. Information in this document, including URL and other Internet Web sitereferences, is subject to change without notice. Unless otherwise noted, the companies, organizations, products, domainnames, e-mail addresses, logos, people, places, and events depicted in examples herein are fictitious. No association withany real company, organization, product, domain name, e-mail address, logo, person, place, or event is intended or shouldbe inferred. © 2012. Push-to-Shove Consulting. All rights reserved

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