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Sharp look for Interview?

acecow

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Most people would recommend you getting a gray or navy suit for interviews. That blazer is too casual for many reasons that you will understand better if you read this forum often. It all depends on the company you are interviewing for. If the workers are wearing jeans and shirts, then this jacket would be alright. If it's a more conservative environment, I'd opt for a suit.
 

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Unless you anticipate doing guerrilla marketing wear a suit.
 

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I interview more than 100 students each year for entry level positions. I can't begin to tell you how important it is to place the emphasis on you and not on your dress. You don't want to have anything detract from you. Having said that, you want to look nice. You need to have a decent suit, preferably a dark color. Your need to make sure your shoes are shined and aren't too far out there. Wear a conservative tie. Iron your shirt. This isn't the time to wear the colorful socks either.

After you have done this, let your personality, intelligence and desire shine. Once you get the job, you will find what is and what isn't appropriate to wear to work. But for your try out, keep it simple and tasteful.

Good luck!
 

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Originally Posted by HarleyBob
I interview more than 100 students each year for entry level positions. I can't begin to tell you how important it is to place the emphasis on you and not on your dress. You don't want to have anything detract from you. Having said that, you want to look nice. You need to have a decent suit, preferably a dark color. Your need to make sure your shoes are shined and aren't too far out there. Wear a conservative tie. Iron your shirt. This isn't the time to wear the colorful socks either.

After you have done this, let your personality, intelligence and desire shine. Once you get the job, you will find what is and what isn't appropriate to wear to work. But for your try out, keep it simple and tasteful.

Good luck!


That was possibly the best response I have every seen to this question on this forum, and we all know we see the question a lot.





whether or not that blazer would work depends a lot on the job. Is it a creative position? is the company relatively conservative? to give you a more specific answer we would need more info.
 

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