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How do I dress for an interview during the winter time?

I have a job interview as a companion to an eldery at an agency. it snowed here yesterday about over 12 inches and it's cold. I was about to wear black pants, black shoes, gray shirt with a white cardigan and a black wool coat over it. i know i dont have to take my coat off. is this appropriate?

Asked By: - 12/27/2010
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Unless you are being interviewed in the great outdoors, it would be in bad taste to leave your coat, hat, scarf, or gloves on. However, your conservative and warm choice of black dress pants with shirt and sweater is totally appropriate for the type of job you are interviewing for. Best wishes!!
Answered By: I'd rather not say - 12/27/2010
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What do you mean "I know I don't have to take my coat off"? It would be considered very odd if you sat in your coat throughout the interview.
Answered By: Edward Fox - 12/27/2010
 
YOur attire sounds good. As far as your question about taking your coat off. I know its weird to just take your coat off if you dont get prompted to but you should take it off or it looks odd. I have had interviews where they dont prompt you too and its awkward....especially when they dont take it for you and you sit... More
Answered By: Summer Lover - 12/27/2010
 
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