When I was looking for my first job, back in the early 1980’s; I was told to dress up, meaning a nice dress, hair done, not to much perfume, little make-up not much. Smile when I walked into a place of business, shake hands firmly, not rough. Always say thank you for your time. During the interview process I knew my answers, I knew I was qualified for the job, and I went after it. I normally got the job I really wanted, and succeeded at the job, usually getting raises along the way. Continue reading
I have been told men have a harder time with the casual dress issue than women.
What are your thoughts on this?
Does anyone have an idea what a “swacket” is? Hint referred to men’s fashion.
I have worked in places where uniform was required; also worked as a department manager, I dressed the part, skirt, dress with jacket, dress slacks with sweater or blouse with jacket. I believe in looking professional. First impressions are a lasting impression.
It bothers me when I go into a professional office, and I see employees dressed casual. Wearing pants and pull over shirt. They are clean, neat, and we’ll groomed.
I am doing a paper on Casual Dress Friday’s ( it does not matter what day this is just the name of paper.) I am looking for honest opinions from employees, customers, and employers.
I have given my honest opinion, that is all I am asking in return. I am not looking for blame; accusations, or hostility. Everyone is entitled to their own views, thoughts, and opinions; that is all I am asking. Please no fowl language.