What do I wear for my job interview?
I am not sure what to wear to my next job interview. I applied for a position of Office Administrative Support Assistant. The job title indicates the word offie, therefore I am visualizing an office environment. Nevertheless, the qulifications for this position indicated a more casual environment such as moving furniture, deliveries, some office maintenance. I applied for this job based on the qualifications and I was called for the interview. What is the appropriate style of clothes to wear. I think a suit will be over dressed, but I am not sure. Please advise.
Asked By: Inseguro - 1/22/2008
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suit or white shirt comfy black trousers
Answered By: keal j - 1/22/2008
Additional Answers (8)
Better to be overdressed than underdressed. It shows that you are serious about the job.
Answered By: hirebookkeeper - 1/22/2008
If you can, go by the office beforehand and scope out the general dress code of the other employees. It's always better to dress up a little more at the interview.
Answered By: HeatherWillow - 1/22/2008
Go with a black pants suit with heels or a nice cardigan sweater/blouse and knee length skirt and heels. Wear your hair up and a little bit of makeup (not too much). ALWAYS look professional...it's better to overdress than underdress any day!
Answered By: Cynthia - 1/22/2008
for the interview itself - a suit. you can ask in the interview about dress code when they ask if you have any questions
Answered By: amie w - 1/22/2008
For an interview wearing a suit is not over dressing (please believe that). Also wear a tie. And just relax!!!!
Answered By: kishika05 - 1/22/2008
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Answered By: robert w - 1/22/2008
If you are sure that you are expected to dress more informally for this interview then a pair of well-pressed khaki trousers, a golf shirt or long-sleeved, buttoned down shirt, black or brown laced shoes would be appropriate. To make sure that you are not expected to dress in a more formal way, ie. a suit, you should... More
Answered By: The Recruitment Expert - 1/22/2008
I interviewed on "casual day". Some of my co-workers looked like they just walked in from working on the corner and once I worked there those same women made fun of the temps for wearing "stripper heels". Always, always, always wear a suit- even if you're interviewing for a position as street sweeper... More
Answered By: Diva Bee - 1/22/2008
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