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What to wear


It's a common dilemma that everyone experiences at least once in a lifetime. What to wear to a job interview. While many people look into a company's corporate facts before an interview, they don't investigate the firm's dress code. "Absolutely research the company you are going to interview with". One way to do this is to simply ask the person requesting the interview about the type of attire worn in the office. It is suggested dressing a notch above the typical employee attire for the interview. "This allows you to look as polished as possible, but not overdo it."

The corporate world
Professionals like bankers and lawyers usually follow a traditional business dress code. When company dress is formal, a suit is the way to go. "People have great presence in a suit jacket. It especially gives women an image of strength." For a corporate interview, buy a good-quality suit in a solid colour, like midnight blue. Always remember avoiding dirty shoes to complete a polished, professional look.

The casual company
If the company has a casual dress code, don't immediately assume you should show up for the interview in khakis and a T-shirt. "Never wear anything you would wear on weekends," "Remember, you want to wear something that gives you presence." And don't be afraid to show your creativity and inner personality through the use of accessories but do take off visible body-piercing hardware other than earrings before the interview.