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Black tie to an interview

Can you wear a black tie to a job interview

  • YES!

    Votes: 5 29.4%
  • NO!

    Votes: 12 70.6%

  • Total voters
    17
  • Poll closed .

imabidoof

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Wanting to know if you can wear a black tie to a job interview?!
 

atoms

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Speaking generically (I work in the software industry) color of tie isn't important. All that I notice is that you wear clothes that fit.
 

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Absolutely not. The interviewer will notice and immediately rip your resume in half.
 

js4design

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You shouldn't just wear a black tie to an interview, you should wear full black tie to an interview. Dress to impress!

 

Mattia

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Not unless you are an undertaker or a security guard. Maybe as a waiter at a high-end European restaurant, where waiters wear white coats.
 

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Sure. You can wear whatever you want. I'm not sure how many people will actually care about a thing like that. A medium grey suit with a white shirt and a solid black tie is a nice look. It wouldn't be my choice for an interview, but if you've got the goods, it won't hurt you in the interview.
 

GBR

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I assume you mean a black tie and not 'black tie'. The latter is a certain no, the former would depend on the circumstances. probably not in general but it might be acceptable in some instances.
 

JohnnyMarr

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No.

'A' black tie should only be worn to a funeral or a Mafia social, the two of which sometimes overlap.
 

Macallan

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Can you wear a black tie to an interview - I voted yes
Should you wear a black tie to an interview - no
 

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It also really depends on the industry. If you're trying for a conservative position (e.g. banking, law or accounting), you'd want to avoid wearing black (in general, not just with a tie).
 

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Connery wore a black tie in quite a few Bond outfits.
 
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