Although you may have just graduated from college, you definitely should give that appearance when stepping into the office of your potential employer. Forget the freshman fads and give yourself a professional authoritative appearance by considering the following tips about how to dress for an interview from the book “Working World 101.”
- Women’s business wear tip: When choosing a suit, make sure that it fits and flatters your body type. If you’re busty, make sure your suit jacket closes without gapping. If you’re self-conscious when it comes to your hips, them find a jacket that will cover and flatter them. Wool and cotton are professional looking, but beware of linens as they wrinkle easily.
- Women’s business wear tip: Never wear a see-through top. Stick with cotton or cashmere shirts and be conscious of the color of the top that you pair with your suit.
- Women’s business wear tip: Shoes should be professional and conservative. Stay away from high heels and avoid open-toed shoes until you find out what the office’s policy is regarding them.
- Women’s business wear tip: Wear light, professional, conservative makeup, light perfume and make sure your nails are neat and manicured.
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