What To Wear for Job Interviews Staten Island NY

An image expert offers wardrobe tips that will help you land the job you want.

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What To Wear for Job Interviews

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You have a job interview in five minutes. You've learned everything about the company, you're prepared for any questions they might ask, and you even arrived a few minutes early. You couldn't be more ready. But when you stop in the restroom for a last look in the mirror, your mind starts racing: "Am I dressed the way I should be for this interview?"

"In an interview situation, you're marketing yourself as a product, and so you want and need to have the best image possible," says Amy Glass, a trainer and coach at Brody Communications Ltd. of Jenkintown, Pa., and an expert on presentation skills, business etiquette, professional presence and interpersonal communication. Presenting a professional image is more about doing your homework than spending money. So as you prepare for your interview, keep these wardrobe tips in mind.

It's OKAY to Ask What to Wear

In many traditional industries, like finance or accounting, business professional dress will be appropriate. Men: A conservative suit, shirt and tie. Women: A conservative suit with personality shown through your jewelry or shirt, Glass says. In other industries, such as advertising, public relations, graphic design and information technology, what- to- wear might be less clear. If that's the case, Glass says, ask about the company's general dress policies when you're first contacted about an interview.

"You can say to the person you speak with, 'I want to make sure I understand your company culture and dress appropriately,'" Glass notes. "It's not a bad thing at all. In fact, it shows respect."...


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