10 Worst Entry-Level Fashion Mistakes Men and Women Make
December 15, 2009
We hate to admit it, because we personally feel that clothes shouldn’t matter. In a perfect world, a person would be judged at their workplace based solely on their performance. Unfortunately, that’s not how the world works.
How you choose to dress each morning reflects how you feel about your job – that you take your position seriously, that you are ready to work and that you pay attention to detail and know what you expect to encounter that day. Would you go to a construction site wearing your best suit? Of course not. You’d go in a hard hat, because it’s appropriate for the situation. Appearances matter!
Whether you’re interviewing for an entry-level job or working at your first job out of college, you don’t have infinite time to prove that you are the go-to-person. You need shortcuts that help convey the message, “I am a professional.”
You don’t have to look the most fashionable or look like a model, but by avoiding these ten mistakes, you’ll start out on the right foot.