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Dress for Success

The following is a list of suggestions on dress and appearance when going to a job interview.  The best guideline to following is to dress conservatively.


❒   Dark gray or navy suit

❒   Long sleeve, button-down white shirt with cuff just past sleeve of suit jacket.

❒   White undershirt (no V-neck)

❒   Socks same color as pants

❒   Black shoes and belt

❒   Tie should reach just above belt buckle

❒   Cleanly shaven.  If you have a beard or mustache, it should be neatly trimmed.


❒   Dark skirt/suit with white blouse or color that blends or a formal pants suit.

❒   Dress shoes - Black or a color that matches your suit

❒   Stockings - neutral color

❒   Small earrings and simple necklace

❒   No nail art

Dress Tips for Men and Women

❒   Clothing should be clean, pressed, and color coordinated

❒   Dress one step above what you would normally wear on the job.  (Err on the side of dressing conservatively.) 

❒   Hair should be clean, neatly cut and combed. 

❒   Avoid strong perfume/cologne.


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