Should You Wear Jeans to Your Next Interview?

Job interviews test your nerves. You sit there, desperately hoping the throbbing vein in your neck doesn’t betray your palpitating heart rate, or the sweat forming in the palms of your hands won’t form telltale wet marks on the arms of your chair, simultaneously trying to ignore the multiple pairs of eyes staring at you and the fact that strangers are typing out notes after every sentence you say. Almost every aspect conspires to make it an uncomfortable experience. Is it too much to ask that your clothes at least be comfortable? You’d give anything to show up in flannel… Read more »

How to Dress for a Light Industrial Job Interview

One of the hardest parts of a job interview comes before the interview even starts: choosing what to wear. You want to dress to show respect and indicate you take the opportunity seriously. However, you don’t want to overdress and look like you don’t belong. Show up in a suit at a casual workplace and they might ask what funeral you’re headed to. Or worse, they might not think you understand what exactly they do. But if you show up underdressed, they might assume you’re not a serious candidate. It’s a fine line, so here are five tips for showing… Read more »