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July 13, 2020
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Dressing Right For A Job Interview

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Do you ever feel nervous when you go for a job interview? We all do to some extent, but if you are fussing and worrying over how you look as well, it doesn't bode well for a successful outcome.

It's natural to think about how we can make the best impression at a job interview. That means brushing up on our skills and reminding ourselves of our best jobs and best performances in our recent career. Where does our clothing fit in?

We all want to look smart for a job interview. Some of us still think this is less important than what we can bring to the table in terms of experience and skills. However if you focus on dressing right it can bring you more benefits than you might think.

First of all if you know you look your best it will make you feel more confident. An extra dose of confidence will help to quell those nerves. When we look smart we tend to stand taller as well, and it is very hard to feel extremely nervous in that situation.

Where clothing is concerned it all comes down to that all important first appearance. Remember that the first impression the interviewer will get is a visual one as you walk through the door. You only get one opportunity to make the most of this, but luckily you can spend some time on it before you arrive.

Choose a nice smart suit and make sure it has been dry cleaned prior to the interview itself. A shirt and tie is the order of the day, but make sure your tie is understated and does not have any loud designs on it. It may look nice but you don't want the attention of the interviewer to be devoted to your tie!

It's also a good idea to do some research before you attend the interview. Not many people think of doing this and yet it can win you some easy points. Visit the company you are interviewing for and wait outside for a while when everyone either starts work or finishes. Look at what the men tend to wear and see if there is a particular code of fashion that is adhered to. If everyone is quite casual you should still wear a suit to the interview, but you know you don't need to dress it up too much.

In the end mens suits will always be the essential item to wear for any interview. Just be sure the style of the suit matches the impression you want to give - smart, efficient looking and reliable. If you can manage that, you should improve your chances of winning the job position you are interviewing for.


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