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Albert Aizman
April 18, 2013

Dress For Success

The first impression you make on a potential employer is the most important one.  As always, the first judgment a person makes is going to be based on how you look and what you are wearing. This is why it is important to dress professionally for a job interview.

Often times it is a subconscious decision for the interviewer that the candidate dressed in a suit and tie is going to make a much better impression than the candidate dressed in jeans and a t-shirt.

Below is a list of clothing to make the best impression in your interview.

Men’s Interview Attire                                                                              dress-for-success

  • Suit (solid color – navy or dark grey)
  • Long sleeve shirt (white or coordinated with the suit)
  • Belt
  • Tie
  • Dark socks, leather shoes
  • Little or no jewelry
  • Clean, Professional hairstyle
  • Neatly trimmed nails
  • Portfolio or briefcase

Women’s Interview Attire

  • Dark Suit
  • Skirts should be long enough so you can sit down comfortably
  • Coordinated blouse
  • Conservative shoes
  • Professional hairstyle
  • Neutral pantyhose
  • Light make-up and perfume
  • Neatly manicured clean nails
  • Portfolio or briefcase

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