What do our clothes say about us?

Practically Perfect PA

It would seem that professional and smart attire is back in fashion. In the article Forbes interviewed the physiologist Dr Jennifer Baumgartner’s about her book “ You Are What You Wear: What Your Clothes Reveal About You ” in which she examines how psychology determines which clothes we choose to wear and how changing the way we dress can overcome issues that our clothes might express to others. Consider: Keep every piece of clothing you’ve ever owned.

What do our clothes say about us?

Practically Perfect PA

It would seem that professional and smart attire is back in fashion. In the article Forbes interviewed the physiologist Dr Jennifer Baumgartner’s about her book “ You Are What You Wear: What Your Clothes Reveal About You ” in which she examines how psychology determines which clothes we choose to wear and how changing the way we dress can overcome issues that our clothes might express to others. Consider: Keep every piece of clothing you’ve ever owned.

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Interview Attire Dilemmas (Again)

Musings of a High-Level Executive Assistant

A long time ago I blogged about what to wear since I was interviewing for non-corporate roles or companies. All my interviews are at companies that either never existed until recently, aren’t traditional companies, or are cutting-edge leaders that are forging new paths they don’t “obey the rules,” and thus, corporate culture is highly specific to that industry. What throws me off more is when I interview for senior management at a very atypical company.

Interview Attire For Hollywood & Other Non-Traditional Jobs

Musings of a High-Level Executive Assistant

For my entire career I've been dressing up the same way for a job interview in Hollywood. When I was interviewing to work for a Chairman/CEO as his office Executive Hostess where I greeted clients, served beverages, and was in charge of catering for office functions, I was told what to wear by the girl I was replacing. Once, my agent/recruiter suggested I wear an all red suit to a job interview. My dad brought up an interesting point about attire.

Answering Reader Mail: 7 Tips on Attire, Scheduling & Etiquette

Musings of a High-Level Executive Assistant

However, I will say that I’ve worked for CEOs and if they were gone, out of the country for winter holiday so we were 100% certain they would not see us, me and other assistants dressed in a loose-fitted sweatpants/shirt set or gym clothes. They were not old, grubby, smelly, or stained clothes - just very lounge-y comfortable clothes. Now that I think about it, when I was interviewed by the other assistant, they were wearing athletic attire and I was wearing a suit!

Investing in Your Interview Wardrobe Pays Dividends

Job Advice Blog

Home Founder Resume Writing Career Coaching Marketing Yourself Selling Yourself Job Stress General Advice Interview Skills "The Relocated Spouse [link] — jobconnection Investing in Your Interview Wardrobe Pays Dividends On June 30, 2010, In Interview Skills by Alex Freund , By Alex Freund 0 The day for your interview has been scheduled. What will you wear to this coveted interview?

Casual Dress Gone Wrong

On The Job

After reading the story, I remembered an interview I once had about the same subject with an employer who was clearly frustrated with the situation. The boss took the employee aside to tell him his attire was not appropriate for the workplace, even if the attire was casual. Same with tennis shoes, flip flops, frayed pants or shirts, any kind of flannel and any piece of clothing comfortable enough to sleep in.

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