Presentation on theme: "DRESS for SUCCESS For: The Internship Class By: Janice Valle- WBL Coordinator."— Presentation transcript:
DRESS for SUCCESS For: The Internship Class By: Janice Valle- WBL Coordinator
You will Learn: First impressions What to wear What not to wear Personal Hygiene Grooming
Do You Know? True or False #1-You can lose a job opportunity by a first impression #2-You can wear anything you want to your job interview #3-Wearing too much perfume is not a good choice on your job interview #4-Brushing your teeth and combing your hair may help you get that job #5-You can wear your best flip flops to an interview
First Impressions The first introduction is your appearance Your attire sets the tone of the interview Create a positive first impression Dress for a competitive edge
What To Wear Men Ladies Dark suit or sport coat and slacks White long sleeved dress shirt Polished dress shoes Matching belt Tie if possible Dark business suit w/skirt or slacks Light colored blouse Low heeled shoes Blazer if no suit Natural shade pantyhose
What Not to Wear Sporty, revealing, or dressy clothes Heavy perfume/cologne Excessive jewelry Casual shoes or flip flops Heavy makeup Wild nail designs Wild hairdo
Personal Hygiene Bath or shower No body odor Clean hair Clean and trimmed fingernails Brushed teeth, fresh breath
Final Check Before interview check the mirror Make sure you look confident Have your resume in a folder No candy, gum, or objects in mouth
Q&A #1- Is it ok to chew gum during a job interview? #2- Would it show you want the job when you dress in sweatpants? #3- Could you get a job by a first positive impression? #4- If you have body odor do you think you will get the job? #5- Will you show more confidence looking well put together?
Summary Remember the first impression Wear the appropriate clothing Smell good, look good Feel confident
Answers-Q&A #1- No #2- No #3- Yes #4- No #5- Yes
Assignment Research the listed resources Prepare an outline of how you would prepare yourself for a job interview Or you may share your experiences preparing for a job interview Bring it into our next class for class discussion Pay attention to details on your outline Be creative- add a photo, etc.
Resources Books: Quintessential Careers: Dress for Success Books:books for making a first great impressionQuintessential Careers: Dress for Success Books Web Sites: SYMS Dress to Achieve: a career site created to help you with the basics of proper job interview attireSYMS Dress to CareerGear:a non-profit organizationCareerGear
Need Help? Questions/concerns talk to me I can help you Janice Valle Your WBL Coordinator