Interview Dress Guide
Think of picking your interview attire as the icing on the cake when you’re planning for an interview — the final detail the brings all your efforts together. Using the best judgment when deciding whether to dress for an interview, just don’t overthink it. You should pick clothes that make you feel relaxed and confident — nothing you will have to tug or pull at, or something that would quickly wrinkle to the interview on your ride.
- Do not reveal clothes and anything that does not fit properly.
- Check for scratches, snags, hair, and holes for cats. A few days before your interview make sure it is cleaned and ready.
- Layout, or hang up your outfit the night before the interview. Kids, housemates, or pets should be out of control.
How to match your workstation outfit
You should have a sense of the workplace and what level of formality is appropriate because you have already researched the company. For get a sense of what people wear at the workplace, look at pictures on their social media pages.
Professional looking casual job interview wear is suitable for more relaxed workplaces.
This could mean, for women:
- Dark jeans and a cardigan and a blouse
- A skirt and button knee-length down top or blouse
- You can wear all choices with flats or heels, avoid open-toe shoes
This could mean, for men:
- Dark jeans or slacks and shirt or polo button down
- Any shoes that are neat and clean when closed-toe.
You’ll need to dress up a little more in a business casual environment.
This could mean for women:
- Black or marine pants or a pencil skirt
- Button-down the shirt and vest or cardigan
- Flats or heels are suitable for
This might mean, for adults
- Black or navy dress slacks with collar, shirt down button and tie
- An optional blazer
- Oxfords or swindlers
Wear a dark-colored suit for a formal workplace. It may be a tailor-made dress with a matching jacket or suit pants or skirt with a matching jacket for women. For men, it means suiting pants and jacket with a shirt and tie-down button.