Congratulations! You've got an interview. Perhaps you used these practical tips about and saw that in order to be successful, not only is it important to properly prepare for an interview but, it is important to also look the part.
While your qualifications obviously matter most, your first impression with an employer is also vitally important. In fact, , 50% of interviewers think that a candidate can be eliminated for the position due to the way they dressed, acted or walked through the door. Let us help you dress for the job you want. We’ve complied video guides below to help you dress for success n your next interview!
Before we dive in, let’s start with this critical tip: Learn about the company, its culture, and its attire standards.
Gather Information About the Company:
Find out more about what type of business they do and what their values are as a company. A great way to do this is to view their LinkedIn profile and website. This information will also help give you an idea about their culture and what their employees wear. Another way to find out what is appropriate to wear during your interview is to simply ask. Don’t forget, the interviewer does not yet know you and your appearance is a great opportunity to show them you fit in. If you could not find any information about the company’s dress standards, it is typically best to go for the classic combo: button-up shirt and slacks in either black, white, blue, or grey.
Are you ready to dive in?
Now you’re ready to put together an outfit that will help you give a positive first impression and feel confident walking into the interview.
Hopefully, these videos have helped you figure out what to wear to help you be successful in your next interview!