Interview - Getting the Job

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After the Interview Etiquette

Dress for Success

Business Attire for Women

• Pants or skirted suit with skirt length at or just above the knees. Single or double-breasted jacket.

• Navy, black, or charcoal gray are preferred suit colors.

• White, off white or light blue cotton or silk blouse with conservative neckline and buttons.

• Low to medium heel with closed toe.

• Matching scarf is acceptable, but should be understated.

• Moderate amount of jewelry or accessories; Earrings should be no larger than a quarter.

• Professional briefcase or portfolio if needed.

• Minimal makeup and perfume.

• Trimmed fingernails with conservative color, if any.

• Neat hair style with hair away from face.

• Remove visible body piercings.

• Cover tattoos.

• Your cell phone should be turned off before you enter their facility.

Business Attire for Men

• Single-breasted navy, black, or charcoal gray two-piece suit. A subtle stripe or tone-on-tone pattern is acceptable.

• White or blue, long-sleeved dress shirt.

• Conservative silk tie that matches well with the suit. Don’t depend on your tie to make a statement.

• Dark dress socks.

• Belt or shoes of matching color, typically black, brown, or grey.

• Shoes should be polished, with well maintained heels and soles.

• Professional briefcase or portfolio if needed.

• Minimal cologne.

• Neat hair style.

• Facial hair should be neat and trimmed, OR cleanly shaven.

• Trimmed and clean fingernails.

• Remove visible body piercings, including earrings.

• Cover tattoos.

• Your cell phone should be turned off before you enter their facility.