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Dress for Success

Learn how to dress appropriately for the Office with our Dress for Success program. When looking for a job, first impressions are critical.

Remember, the first thing the employer sees when greeting you is your clothing. You must make every effort to have the proper dress for the type of job you are seeking.

While dressing for success may not always get you the job, it will give you a competitive edge and create a positive first impression.

How to Make a Good, First Impression:

Dress for success
  1. Get a good night’s sleep the night before your interview
  2. Shower and shampoo your hair
  3. Have a well-groomed hairstyle
  4. Wear clean and polished conservative dress shoes
  5. Avoid trendy fashions. Dress in the clothes that you would wear on the job
  6. Wear clean, freshly pressed clothes
  7. Have cleaned and trimmed fingernails
  8. Shave
  9. Use minimal cologne or perfume
  10. Have no visible body piercing beyond conservative ear piercing’s for women
  11. Brush your teeth, floss and use a mouth wash. It’s important to have fresh breath
  12. Have no gum, candy, or other objects in your mouth
  13. Use minimal jewelry
  14. No body odor
  15. Smile