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View Poll Results: What to wear?
Wear a Suit 105 55.26%
Wear Business Casual 68 35.79%
Wear Casual 10 5.26%
Take off all 42 items and go naked. 7 3.68%
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Old 09-22-2016, 12:24 AM
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why can't you wear something between casual and business casual? Nice jeans and a button down shirt that you've ironed would be a good choice imo.
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B-cas, or jeans and a Bazinga t-shirt.
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why can't you wear something between casual and business casual? Nice jeans and a button down shirt that you've ironed would be a good choice imo.
This is what I thought, except maybe substitute in a pair of Chinos.

Do I have to start another thread to ask if I should dye my hair purple beforehand as well?

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This is what I thought, except maybe substitute in a pair of Chinos.

Do I have to start another thread to ask if I should dye my hair purple beforehand as well?

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I actually went through this for an engineering job I once had. There were people at this company who regularly came in wearing sweatpants and sandals, including my immediate supervisor. I wore a suit for the interview (or at least a dress shirt and tie, it was a while ago) and fit in just fine. As dressed down as these guys were, even they still put on the nicer clothes when they had to have client interactions. When you're at a job interview, the employer is your client.
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The company dress code doesn't apply to you until you're hired. In the mean time, wear a suit. You're not one of them yet.
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You need to address your hair situation first. Get rid of that rat's nest and get a big-boy haircut imo.
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You need to address your hair situation first. Get rid of that rat's nest and get a big-boy haircut imo.
That's generally the advice I receive from balding men.

How do you feel about hair dye though? What if I turned the rat nest from a natural color to like a bright green?

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It's always better to be overdressed than underdressed. You can't go wrong with a well-fitting suit.
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Unless you are explicitly directed (without asking) how to dress, you dress in a suit for an interview.

If you are explicitly directed (without asking) how to dress, dress better than the recommendation.
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