Dressing Professionally/ Informative

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Dressing Professional

Day after day, there are people who are going out into the job world. They are faced with interview concerns and questions and do not know the answer to either. What must an individual do in order to ace an interview? What must he wear? First, the interviewee should research the company. He should know what the company dress codes are and how they follow them. This can be done by either calling the company or dropping by the office during lunch hours to observe and ask the secretary about their dress codes (The Black Collegian).

Next, shop around looking for the right interview outfit. Plan for the interview as if one was planning for a date. Moreover, do some research on the company itself? Find out exactly what the company does and what it makes. Be knowledgeable about the company before blindly walking into the interview. Just because one is interviewing for a secretary's position does mean the secretary should not know what the company does (Business Journal).

So many times people make the mistake of concluding that the job they are after is mediocre; therefore, they fail to know anything outside of what their specific job will consist of. Dressing for success means knowing oneself, one's capabilities, and one's potential employer (The University of Texas at Austin).

Appearance counts in a job interview. A blunder people make is how they are dressed. One should be wearing neat, tidy, and pressed clothes. If not wearing neat and tidy clothes, it makes the interviewee look like a slob. In addition, one should have good posture. Sit up strait and stand strait. When one does not have good posture it make you look lazy and sickly. One should also greet the interviewer properly. Give the person a...