What you wear, as a job seeker, can have a significant impact on the success or failure of your job.
Check out Laurie Ruettimann’s post titled: Peep Toe Shoes for an Interview
Is it really that big a deal?
Yes, it is. I remember an interviewee who’s hair was so distracting that I don’t remember our conversation. Another who’s skirt was so short my thought was “if I hire her I’m going to get teased for hiring her for her legs.” One time, out of 12 people, only one person dressed in a suit (or suit equivalent). That had a huge impact on how I remembered him.
So what are the do’s and don’t’s of how to dress? Here are two posts I wrote in 2008 – they were FUN to write, and the comments were great.
Does this change how you might dress?