DRESSING FOR THE JOB INTERVIEW: BLEND IN TO STAND OUT!
Now that you've landed the job interview, it's no time to get sloppy. Don't think that in order to make a good impression, your clothes must make a unique statement. The truth is that in order to stand out, you should blend in. Don't wear anything that will distract your interviewer and diminish the favorable impact your resume and cover letter made.
Simply put, think of the interview as a business meeting and dress for success. Even if the position you are applying for is in an industry where dressing casually is acceptable, it's still better to be safe than sorry. Regardless of where your interview is scheduled to take place, you still want to show up for the interview looking polished and professional.
The following tips apply no matter who the company is, the location of the interview, and the specific job you hope to get:
In short, take the interview seriously. Dressing professionally not only gives a favorable impression, but also demonstrates good manners, maturity, and respect.
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