For men: Avoid extreme hair styles or colors and apply minimal styling product; facial hair should be neat and trimmed; excessive earrings and facial jewelry should be removed. Choose a silk tie, but avoiding flashy or extreme designs.
For women: Apply natural-looking makeup, wear conservative earrings, and choose fitted shirts or light-weight shells under jackets with appropriate collars and necklines.Grooming Tips Continued
When choosing interview attire, remember these basic guidelines:
For men: Wear leather lace-up or slip-on business shoes in black, cordovan, or dark brown; coordinate your shoes with your belt. Socks should be calf length in a dark color matching your suit.
For women: Wear comfortable closed-toe pumps that coordinate with your suit; avoid stiletto or chunky heals. Hosiery should be plain, opaque, or natural toned to complement your suit; skirts should be long enough to cover your thighs while sitting. Avoid high slits.Interview Attire Cont’d
Casual wear makes you appear more friendly and relatable than traditional business dress.
Employees are more relaxed in comfortable clothes and tend to be more at ease with their coworkers.
Casual days boost employee morale by demonstrating that even though you're business, you're not JUST business
Relaxed attitudes lead to relaxed performance.
An increase in tardiness, absenteeism, and early departures.
An increase in foul language and inappropriate conversation.
A decrease in polite, mannerly behaviorPros and Cons of Business Casual