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Professional Dress Guidelines The Dos and Don'ts of Business Attire
Different jobs have a varying definition of what appropriate attire may be. For this assignment, we will assume that we are applying for a typical business position in an office setting.
Nothing makes an impression like a FIRST IMPRESSION! Dress to impress This could make or break your opportunity at a company
Basic Guidelines Your clothes should be clean, neat, and ironed. Clothes should be conservative: Either a solid color, a subtle pattern, or stripe.
Basic Guidelines NEVER WEAR: Jeans, shorts, tennis shoes, or casual sandals! Also, cover or remove outward expressions of individuality: tattoos, piercings, hair coloring or styles Remember: Not hiring, or firing, someone for refusing to adhere to company dress code policies IS NOT DISCRIMINATION.
Mens Professional Dress Men should wear: -Button down shirt *TUCKED IN* -Tie -Slacks -Dress shoes -Belt
It is also acceptable to wear: -Suits -Jackets -Sweaters -Vests Mens Professional Dress
Outside of school, where facial hair is permitted, it needs to be well groomed. Here in school, you need to have a clean shave. Cologne is appropriate if you do not go overboard. Mens Professional Dress
Hair should be neat, and clean. You should wear dress shoes or boots. Mens Professional Dress
Womens Professional Dress Women should wear: -Pant Suits -Dress Suits -Dresses -Nice Blouses -Skirts -Nice Slacks
Womens Professional Dress Clothes should fit correctly but not be tight fitting. Skirts and dresses should be slightly above the knee or longer.
Do not show cleavage or undergarments. We are not going to the club. Sleeveless shirts should be covered with a jacket or sweater. No spaghetti straps.
Womens Professional Dress Hair color and style should be conservative and neat. Make up should look natural and never overdone.
Womens Professional Dress Jewelry should be minimal. Scarves and simple jewelry are OK. Shoes and sandals should be dressy. Heels should not exceed
Please, do not wear something that is going to get you an office referral.