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How to Dress for an Interview

By Edited Nov 25, 2013 0 0

If you have just recently landed yourself a job interview and you are unsure about how to prepare for it as far as dress attire is concerned, here are some tips that can help you decide what to wear and be successful with your new job interview. Depending on what type of job you are getting an interview on will decide what you are going to need to wear. If you are getting a blue collar, labor type job, you will not need to worry a whole lot about what you wear, unless you are going for a management position. If you are going to be doing labor work, all that your employer is going to care about is that you are there and ready to do some work. This does not mean that you should dress messy, but you do not have to worry about a suit and tie for the job. A pair of blue jeans and a button up shirt will do wonders, or even a golf tee shirt will probably work too. A pair of beige dress pants will probably work even better, but when preparing for a blue collar interview, don't give much thought to how you look.

If you are applying for a white collar job or a job that you need to perform in a public setting, you might want to be more selective when it comes to interview clothing. You will probably want to pick something nice. A pair of dress pants will work fine. You do not need suit and tie pants, just a regular pair of Khaki jeans will work fine. A nice dress shirt will also benefit you in the interview. If you want to wear a tie in the interview, feel free, but do not worry about wearing a suit and tie to the interview, unless you are going for a business or executive position, then you may need to consider really dressing up. A nice pair of dress shoes or casual shoes will work well. A pair of sneakers might not be that good of an idea for this type of interview.

If you are going for a business interview, a pair of dress pants or business style dress pants with a business shirt and tie and overcoat or blazer are all going to be your best bets. You will probably want to include a type or dress shoe that you can polish up for this type of interview. You want to be able to exhibit as much confidence as you possibly can for this type of interview and that is what this type of dress attire is for.



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