Dress for Success and Get the Job
Your resume looks great, and it's time to go in to seal the deal on a potential new job. It may seem superficial, but how you look and the attitude you project can be the dealbreaker - or maker - when it comes to landing your dream job. It's probably easy for a guy, who just has to shower, to be somewhat groomed and throw on a suit. But for a woman, the choices are broader and more confusing. Do you stay completely conservative, show some creativity or get trendy? Should you follow a casual corporate culture, if that's the case at the company, and dress down? The rule of thumb is always to err on the side of conservative styles. As you prepare, start with grooming. Lots of deodorant is essential for nervous people who tend to sweat! Do without perfumes or perfumed lotions -- personal taste in these products is highly subjective, not to mention risking an allergic reaction in your interviewer, which is not the best way to impress. Keep your chosen outfit in mind as you put on undergarments; it helps to have a "dress rehearsal" a day or two beforehand to check the fit of your outfit and whether or not panty lines, panty hose runs or other problems are visible.