Originally Posted by MistyPioneer
I've given a lot of interviews in the past and had people take off their suit coat and never thought bad about them. I want people to be comfortable while they are in the interview so they can be relaxed and thinking about the questions I'm asking them, not "How much longer is this interview? I need to get out of this coat"
Wouldn't this help show you how the interviewer deals under pressure? If they can't take their mind off some minor discomfort for an hour or so, how would they perform on the job?