Strategic Interview Attire
"How to dress for interview success" is a frequently requested topic in the workshops and support groups I conduct. Here are a few strategic suggestions on looking your professional best, no matter your shape, size, gender, or age:
If the job is a major step up for you: Dress the part. If that means borrowing a great watch and/or investing in a fabulous new suit and shoe leather, then do it. Don't forget to check out factory outlet and thrift shops for real deals. Be prepared to mix and match so you'll have enough outfits for multiple interviews.
If the job represents a step down: If you don't want to be the VP of Sales any more, don't strut into the