What to wear to a job interview?

I have a job interview for an accounts payable clerk position today. I am wearing a dress shirt/blouse, but I am not sure if I should wear a skirt or dress pants. What looks more professional and what do employers like to see you wearing? I am female. Thanks so much!

Asked By: Mary G - 9/17/2008
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
A skirt or pants are both fine. Pick what will make you feel better about yourself. If it's a skirt, wear panty hose and make sure the hem touches your knee when standing.
Answered By: violin_duchess86 - 9/17/2008
Additional Answers (15)
I nice skirt - knee length and a dark color. Simple is better for a job interview. :)
Answered By: Bella - 9/17/2008
A suit is the best.and a little bag. not the big one
Answered By: Amili - 9/17/2008
I would be leaning towards a matching set if you have one, either a pant suit or skirt suit. Power colors are charcoal navy and of course black, but a good trick is to try to wear similar colors to the company uniform if they have one and if possible a similar style to the cut of suit they require as a uniform... More
Answered By: DollFaceMN - 9/17/2008
I went on a job interview about 2 weeks ago and now I have the job in the accounting department... More
Answered By: Kourtney - 9/17/2008
If the pants don't have a matching jacket, go with the skirt. If they do, wear whichever is more flattering on your body. DO NOT wear flats either way.
Answered By: MonaLisa Overdrive AM VT wannabe - 9/17/2008
Answered By: Cassy - 9/17/2008
skirt (knee length) or a dressy pants/ White shirt..make yourself look professional as much as possible
Answered By: Babylynne - 9/17/2008
dress the part. look like the current employees do
Answered By: Murzy - 9/17/2008
i would wear either a nice dark blue or black dress with a white sweater and a headband. Or a pencil skirt down to your knees and a nice white blouse and a headband.
Answered By: ohhsnapitsannie815 - 9/17/2008
Pants are much more professional high heels
Answered By: Maddog101 - 9/17/2008
khaki slacks with any color shirt or black slacks with white, gray or red shirt.
Answered By: sweetpea1804 - 9/17/2008
A black pencil skirt is the best way to present yourself. It looks neat and professional yet at the same time can be fashionable with whatever tops/blouses you choose to wear. Make sure you buy a good one with good materials so that it doesn't have crinkles from sitting down (which doesn't look good at all).
Answered By: rafan - 9/17/2008
The dress shirt and a skirt or dress pants would be suitable. (the skirt shouldn't be to short - arms length) Clothes ironed, hair nicely groomed, not a lot of make up, nice shoes, and show up about 15 minutes early.
Answered By: A L - 9/17/2008
you really should dress how you feel comfortable. eg. if ur more of a jeans and t-shirt type person-DONT go in wearing a pencil skirt, blouse and heels, u will look uncomfortable to the interviewer/s and it will show big time. i went wearing a smart top, jeans and dolly shoes.. a week later- i have the job :D
Answered By: naughtyfemme - 9/17/2008
wear what you are most comfortable in but i always think pants look better at least they cant perv on your legs
Answered By: Shirley M - 9/17/2008
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