|Professional Dress and Etiquette|
It is important to make a good first impression, whether it be at a networking event, job fair or an interview. Impressions can come from your appearance, grooming, treatment of people, non-verbal communication, and, of course, dress. Below are some resources to help you make a good first impression.
Business Casual Attire
Some offices and events allow for business casual dress rather than business professional, but what exactly is business casual? Check out these resources for a description and examples of what business casual looks like for women and men. If you are ever in doubt about dress code, ask. If you are still unsure, professional attire is recommend - it is better to be overdressed than underdressed. (see Professional Attire below).
Dress Coding: Business Casual, by Lauren Conrad
Work It: 9 to 5 Style, by Lauren Conrad
Dress Code: Business Casual for Men
Dress Business Casual - Men
Professional attire is what is expected for job interviews, job fairs and many networking events. When you really want to show how serious you are about your professional image, this is the style of dress for you.
Interview Etiquette and Dress Checklist
Bargain Shopping Guide for a Professional Wardrobe
Video Guides to Professional Dress published by Global Image Group:
Career Spots Videos & Quick Tips - Interview Attire: