Presentation on theme: "Professional Dress Guidelines"— Presentation transcript:
1 Professional Dress Guidelines The Do’s and Don'ts of Business Attire
2 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.
3 Dress to impress Nothing makes an impression like a FIRST IMPRESSION! This could make or break your opportunity at a company
4 Basic GuidelinesClothes should be conservative: Either a solid color, a subtle pattern, or stripe.Your clothes should be clean, neat, and ironed.
5 Basic GuidelinesNEVER WEAR: Jeans, shorts, tennis shoes, or casual sandals!Also, cover or remove outward expressions of individuality: tattoos, piercings, hair coloring or stylesRemember: Not hiring, or firing, someone for refusing to adhere to company dress code policiesIS NOT DISCRIMINATION.
6 Men’s Professional Dress Men should wear:-Button down shirt*TUCKED IN*-Tie-Slacks-Dress shoes-Belt
7 Men’s Professional Dress It is also acceptable to wear:-Suits-Jackets-Sweaters-Vests
8 Men’s 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.
9 Men’s Professional Dress Hair should be neat, and clean.You should wear dress shoes or boots.
10 Women’s Professional Dress Women should wear:Pant SuitsDress SuitsDressesNice BlousesSkirtsNice Slacks
11 Women’s Professional Dress Clothes should fit correctly but not be tight fitting.Skirts and dresses should be slightly above the knee or longer.
12 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.
13 Women’s Professional Dress Hair color and style should be conservative and neat.Make upshould look natural and never overdone.
14 Women’s Professional Dress Jewelry should be minimal.Scarves and simple jewelry are OK.Shoes and sandals should be dressy.Heels should not exceed 2.5-3”.
15 Please, do not wear something that is going to get you an office referral.