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What To Wear During A Non-Mangament Job Interview?

It is my first to undergo job interview. The job I am applying for is a retail sales staff, do I still have to use long-sleeved top or can I just wear short-sleeve blouse with the collar? I know this q sounds silly to most but I am at a loss, I would not have asked if I know already. Thanks.

Asked By: Oraiza - 7/12/2009
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It's summer so long sleeves aren't necessary, but don't wear a sleeveless shirt. Don't wear a revealing neckline. Don't wear a skirt shorter than fingertip length. Slacks are fine as long as they aren't skin tight. Your clothes should be clean and pressed. Don't have your hair hanging in your face. Don't chew gum... More
Answered By: Prairie Girl - 7/12/2009
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You need to look professional. Like a receptionist at a lawyer's office or a manager of a bank.
Answered By: nomo - 7/12/2009
 
It's not silly at all for you to ask. If you have tattoo's cover them up. Don't wear anything that is even slightly suggestive. A nice top with short sleeves or long with a to-the-knee skirt and flats or high heels would be totally appropriate. Since you would be in retail you are a representative of the store and... More
Answered By: Judith - 7/12/2009
 
People generally advise you to dress up at least two levels higher than the current job for which you are appearing. It will create a good first impression. For professional and senior management positions, a suit, with a tie and dress shoes is quite suitable. For women, a formal pant suit will be very apt. Women... More
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Answered By: Mitch - 7/12/2009
 
Always think to yourself that you should dress for the job. When they look at you, just wear what you think you would be asked to where for the position. Don't stress over it. Just be yourself, answer questions honestly, smile a lot. A smile and charm can go a long way. Keep the outfit PG rated and you are good to... More
Answered By: Red Flag - 7/13/2009
 
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