Dress up for a job interview

How To Successfully Dress for a Job Interview

You have passed the phase of phone screenings and now the employer wants to schedule an interview. You have prepared for all of the common interview questions, searched the best interview tips, done research on the company, and created a perfect resume but still, there’s one thing left. How to dress for a job interview?

Choosing the right clothes for an interview can be as stressful as the interview itself. Almost 65% of the interviewers say that the way a person dress can be the deciding factor between two potential candidates. So, it is always important to dress the right way for a job interview.

12 Must-Do Tips to Dress for a Job Interview

Listed below are some tips that you should keep in mind while dressing up for a job interview. Let’s have a look at them:

  1. Business formal is the standard dress code for a job interview no matter if you are a male or a female.
  2. If you are going to a company where the employees dress business formal, you should choose the same while going for a job interview.
  3. What you should wear for a job interview totally depends on the culture of the company as well as the job you are applying to. Therefore, it is better to customize your style according to the job position.
  4. For men, you can go for a dress pant of solid color with a fresh and light colored shirt.
  5. Wear formal office shoes. Don’t choose sandals or casual shoes for a job interview.
  6. For women, if you prefer skirts, wear one that is at least knee length and of a solid color.
  7. Don’t wear extra high heels. Your high heel size should be between 2 and 2.5 inches.
  8. Do not wear open-toed shoes.
  9. For your hairstyle, try to maintain a good balance between traditional and a more trendy style.
  10. Don’t overdo your makeup, no red lipstick. Keep it as natural as possible.
  11. Medium sized handbags are more appropriate than large bags
  12. Keep jewelry to a minimum.

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