Depending on the industry (i.e., law, investment banking, etc.), how you dress and an overall professional, clean-cut appearance is a must if you’re meeting with executives to vie for a job. However, the last decade or so has brought with it a more laid back approach when it comes to office dress codes, so you’ll encounter a lot less power suits, and more Hawaiian Shirt Friday policies than the last generation of job seekers.
If you’re looking for jobs in fields like marketing, tech, creative, or with start-up organizations, you’ll find that suits, ties, and pantyhose have made way for tattoos, streaked hair, and converse sneakers. But before you can land work in such a relaxed environment, you still have to make a good first impression. In other words, leave the tongue ring at home. Here are some other guidelines to consider…Continue Reading