The power of the first impression
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You will never get a second opportunity to make a good first impression, so finding the right outfit for your dream job interview is crucial. The way you dress reflects on the way people react to you, and you know what they say; you look good, you feel good.
Although there’s no fixed job interview dress code, no one-size-fits-all recipe that will ensure your success, there are a few crucial points that we would like to share with you. Here are our five tips to help you to be perfectly dressed for your big day and score that dream job.
In a job interview, it is essential that you wear something that you feel comfortable in and that demonstrates your personality, don’t try to be someone you’re not. For example, if you never wear heels or skirts, don’t wear them to the interview, even if you think you would look fab. But of course, if being yourself means wearing tracksuit pants, an old T-shirt and flip-flops, then dismiss this advice and go directly to our next one!
Whatever you decide to wear, make sure you look polished. A nice coat, beautiful shoes and bag and good quality clothes that fit you perfectly are a must. Needless to say, you must avoid short, tight or revealing outfits. A crisp white shirt paired with a midi skirt or tailored trousers and a blazer look professional and polished. Add some lovely jewellery that shows your personality, and you’re ready to conquer the world!
Whether you’re applying for a position at a formal office or a more casual one, it never hurts to look smart. Pantsuits are very on-trend right now so you will find plenty of great options in the stores. You can choose the contemporary oversized pantsuits or if you prefer, a tailored suit, which you can dress up or down with your accessories according to the company you want to work for. Sleek tailored separates are also perfect for your big day.
It is important to know what type of clothes look best on you and to stick to them. By wearing those high-waisted pants or the midi skirt you know make you look fabulous, you will feel confident and that will show during your interview.
Prefer classic tailoring for your job interview. You can adapt the classic look to your personality with trendy accessories that will give an edge to your outfit while still look chic and professional. Remember to choose your outfit in advance so you won't have any last minute surprise or stress; your job interview outfit will cause the first impression before you even open your mouth so you must look impeccable.