So you know the organisation inside and out. You’ve done some mock interviews, had a restful night’s sleep and worked out where you’re going for the interview. You’re feeling good, but are you looking the part?
Jody has some handy tips before you walk out the door...
While you’re learning about the organisation you’re going to visit, why not also check out their dress code on the website and social media. Or simply call the HR department or recruiter. They’ll appreciate your interest and attention to detail.
We’ve also put together the following dress code descriptions to help you decide on the right outfit for your interview:
There are a few dress code ground rules that you need to follow, whatever the industry or role. They might seem obvious, but they’re definitely worth remembering:
The strictest dress code, so when required it’s important to make sure you’re not sporting any casual elements:
The most common type of interview attire:
This is more laid back and typically includes:
If you can’t get the information upfront, you can always revert to the golden rule: Go formal.
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