Interview – Wear T-shirt and Joggers

I heard this morning of a man who horrified his wife by turning up for a management interview in t-shirt and jogging bottoms, rather than a suit.

There was a reason behind this: the job was operations manager in a factory, and he was expected as part of the interview to work on the production line. The company had forewarned him to dress appropriately. In these circumstances he did the right thing.

The moral is that slavishly wearing a suit for an interview (if a man) is not always right. You should instead strive to dress appropriately, but generally err on the conservative side. That means matching the general style in that company, and if in doubt call the receptionist to find out.

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Interviews and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s