Do’s and Don’ts of Dress for Success

First impression are made in the first 5 seconds. Always wear business attire, unless the employer tells you otherwise. A suit is always the interviews uniform. ( added with a smile with a sprinkle of enthusiasm.) 


  • Make sure your clothes are nicely pressed
  • Lean towards the conservative side of style
  • Bring an extra tie, shirt or pantyhose just in case
  • Have clean, manicured Nails
  • Shower and brush your teeth
  • Use Antiperspirant Deodorant
  • Have Breath Mints
  • Comb Hair
  • Make eye contact
  • Stand/Sit up straight
  • Keep head and chin up
  • Use open palm gestures 


  • Over-accessorize
  • Wear too gaudy, too short, or too tight
  • Wear loud colors and printed fabrics
  • Use too much cologne/perfume
  • Slouch or cross your arms
  • Tap your feet
  • Bite your lips or nails
  • Play with hair or put hands in pockets