Interview 101: What to Wear

Posted: June, 12, 2020 | Categories: Interview 101 for Job Seekers


Keep in Mind

Whether your interview is in person or online, always dress to impress.



Your hair should be profesional, clean, and styled appropriately.

Tip: It is also recommended to be clean shaven


Men's Attire

Wear a suit in a solid color such as navy, black, or dark gray with a button-up shirt that coordinates.

Tip: A tie is the perfect finish for a professional look


Women's Attire

Wear a pant or skirt suit in a solid color and a coordinated blouse or dress.

Tip: Skirts and dresses should reach just below or above the knee.



If you choose to wear jewlery, it should be simple and small. Such as a simple watch, small earrings, or a ring.

Tip: DON'T wear excessive or gaudy jewelry.



Shoes should be formal such as dress shoes or oxfords for men and pumps or heels for women.

Tip: Interview shoes should be a flat color (no patterns).


Nails and Makeup

If you choose to have your nails or makeup done, they should be in neutral or natural colors.

Tip: Avoid using highlighters and bright blushes



Some interviewers might be sensitive or allergic to certain smells so avoid wearing any fragrance, even if it is "light" and "airy"

By JWilliams Staffing

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