How To Dress For The Interview: Men's Edition
After billionaire and Millennial Mark Zuckerberg made a sweatshirt business casual, corporate perception of acceptable work clothes altered quite a bit (no pun intended). Explore our tips for how to dress for the modern-day interview.
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Keep it smart: Slim-fitting pants, button-down shirt and thick-rimmed glasses. You want to appear intellectual, so make it look like you put some deep thought into your attire.
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Keep it corporate: Suit and tie with cuff links and a pocket square. You want to appear clean cut and business-savvy.
Keep it classic: Button-down shirt, skinny tie and a fitted jacket. The trick here is to have your look tailored to perfection. Dress it up with a designer watch.
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Keep it real: Chinos, collared shirt, fitted sweater and a leather belt. You want to appear smart, sharp and easy-going enough to work well in a team.
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Keep it cool: Dark wash jeans, T-shirt and a solid shirt jacket. You want to look cool, hip and ready to kick-start your new job with fresh style.
Tip: Carry a Hershel backpack for just the right amount of casual and cool.
Keep it casual: Collared shirt, hoodie and jeans. This interview is not about the clothes you wear, it’s about the computer skills you have. Less distraction is better.
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