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View Poll Results: What to wear?
Wear a Suit 104 55.32%
Wear Business Casual 67 35.64%
Wear Casual 10 5.32%
Take off all 42 items and go naked. 7 3.72%
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Old 10-14-2016, 04:30 PM
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Let's say that you're interviewing at a company that is full on casual. We're not talking about the type of company that lets you wear casual clothing and most people still dress up. Except for occasional events, everyone in the company, from the CEO down to the bottom feeders mainly wears a t-shirt and a pair of jeans to work. Get the picture?

Now let's say you have an on-site interview at this place and you're trying to decide what to wear. Of course, the best thing would be to contact HR to find out the normal attire. But since we like to be illogical at times on the AO, let's say we have an overwhelming fear of calling HR and asking them about this, so you're left making the decision yourself.

What do you do?

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I would recommend wearing a suit for the interview. It shows that you are professional and you are serious about the company.

The last company I worked for is super casual and employees can even wear shorts to work. However, executive still dress better (but more professional) than average employee.

I remember all the employees coming in for an interview wore suit, regardless of entry level or managerial position. It just conveys a more professional image when all eyes are on you.
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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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When is the answer ever "don't wear a suit"? Wear the darn suit!
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When is the answer ever "don't wear a suit"? Wear the darn suit!
Unless we're sitting solely in an actuarial bubble, I don't think it is too outrageous to think there would be a negative cost benefit for wearing a suit to some interviews.

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I would wear a pair of slacks, dress shirt, and a jacket. Obviously no tie because you look like a stiff when you're the only person around wearing a tie imo. Something like this:

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I would wear a pair of slacks, dress shirt, and a jacket. Obviously no tie because you look like a stiff when you're the only person around wearing a tie imo. Something like this:



This was my plan.

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That'll be mildly embarrassing when you both show up in that same outfit.
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That'll be mildly embarrassing when you both show up in that same outfit.
Besides, Riley would have to wait for whoanonstop to take it off.
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This is directly from the email for the on-site from the internal recruiter...

"To give you a better idea of what the work environment and dress code are like at the office, please check out our website and this helpful article. Please feel free to dress casually (WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND THAT YOU NOT WEAR BUSINESS FORMAL ATTIRE)"

Yes, it's in caps as well. I didn't even have to ask. Obviously they've had enough idiots show up in suits that they had to start addressing it for everyone. :P

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