When interviewing, your clothing plays the top supporting role.
Many people are in the process of job hunting, promotions, and starting their own companies. If you are interested in having a positive outcome from these activities, add these tips to your search and your dressing presentation when being interviewed.
Dressing For The Job You Want
There are different types of categories for jobs in a business. Each category of a job has a way of dressing to help the customer feel comfortable doing business with someone from that industry.
When interviewing, your clothing plays the top role. Your conduct, interpersonal skills, and ability to speak intelligently with well thought out responses to questions play the next supporting roles.
Appropriate attire suggests you are a person who takes the interview process seriously and understands the nature of the industry where you want to work.
In some industries, customer contact, and the image you present to the customer is critical. That is why some companies have dress codes. You will need to comply with their definition of the dress code.
Are You Able to Fit Into Their Dress Code?
When you are joining someone’s staff:
It’s about their image first.
Then your ability to comply with the dress code
The way you dress allows you to be considered for a position.
If you are already employed there, it will influence your promotion.
Many companies have image standards that have been developed over many years and at a sometimes considerable expense. So, factor in if you can fit into that dress code and standard before choosing to interview with that company.
When interviewing, your attire should be appropriate, but not take center stage. The way you select your clothing and accessories should always support your face as the place your interviewer’s eyes rest when they are speaking to you.
When the interviewer can focus on your face, they can hear what you are saying when you answer the questions as they cover your skills. Remember, your opportunity to be seen and heard increases significantly when your face is not in competition with something you are wearing.
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