Presentation on theme: "WHAT IS APPROPRIATE OFFICE ATTIRE AND WHY IT MATTERS Dress for Success."— Presentation transcript:
WHAT IS APPROPRIATE OFFICE ATTIRE AND WHY IT MATTERS Dress for Success
Navigation Menu Front Cover Why is it Important Office Attire for Women Office Attire for Men Grooming Company Culture What Not to Wear Women’s Do and Don’ts Key Things Recap Bibliography
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Why is it important? Send the message you are a professional Says you respect yourself You are serious about your job People will take you more seriously
Office attire for women Blouses Skirts Slacks Cardigans Minimal jewelry Closed toe shoes
Office attire for men Dress shirts Slacks Nice simple dress shoes Minimal (if any) accessories Belts must match shoes
Grooming The importance of grooming is very important Personal hygiene Make sure hair is neat Shirt tucked in Clothes need to fit well Clothes are clean and nicely pressed
Company Culture You want to determine the dress code Business casual – knit tops, casual pants, and sometimes even jeans Mainstream business – slacks, blouses, button up shirts, sweaters and closed toe shoes. Formal business – suits required.
Should never be worn Low cut blouses Short skirts Gym attire See through clothing Tank tops Short shirts that show your stomach
Women Don’t do’s No skirts more than 2 inches above knee Revealing and see through shirt should not be worn Bra should not be visible underneath clothes No sleeveless shirts for women Clothes that do not fit and are too small
Key thing to keep in mind Sock should be black if wearing slacks Make sure your clothes fit Keep everything pressed and clean Your hair needs to be done and polished Makeup should be minimal Everything should be understated
Recap You have to think before you wear something Make sure that you have proper hygiene The way you look give the appearance that you take your job seriously. When make an effort about your appearance it reflects good on you.
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