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Dress for Job Interview Success

According to "Dressing for Success: How to Dress for an Interview" on's Careers page, job candidates who wear jeans, sweat suits, rumpled clothes, short skirts, or sneakers; show pierced body parts or tattoos; wear their hair spiked or unnaturally colored; or chew gum rarely find success in the job market. Their appearance costs them the job. Like it or not, how you dress really does have the power to make or break a job interview.

Consider the following tips:

Women's Interview Attire

Men's Interview Attire

More tips and hints on how to dress for job interview success can be found in the following books, available for checkout at your Springfield-Greene County Library Branch:

Emily Post's the etiquette advantage in business / Peter Post with Anna Post, Lizzie Post, and Daniel Post Senning

Work It! : Visual Therapy's guide to your ultimate career wardrobe / Jesse Garza , and Joe Lupo 

60 seconds & you're hired! / Robin Ryan

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