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View Poll Results: What to wear?
Wear a Suit 106 55.21%
Wear Business Casual 69 35.94%
Wear Casual 10 5.21%
Take off all 42 items and go naked. 7 3.65%
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Old 09-21-2016, 05:57 PM
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Default Would you wear a suit to this interview?

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.

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Post about it on AO?
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if you look great in a suit wear a suit. aww yeeeeeee
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unless it's super hot then khakis with a navy blazer. aww yeeeeee
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I wore a suit to an interview like that, the head honcho was wearing shorts.

And I work in a casual office, where jeans are the norm. And every single person we interview, I tell them the office has no dress code, and wear whatever. And every single person shows up in dress clothes, men and women.

And, to be honest, that's fine. My gut says you're more likely to get marked down for not wearing a suit than getting marked down for wearing a suit.
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Think I'll get the job if I show up in my Halloween costume (squirtle)? Or will they tell me I'm too much of a liability since my AO post count is low.
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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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For the millionth time on the AO, wear the freakin' suit.

If someone asks, "Why did you wear a suit?"
Answer: "I always wear a suit to interviews. It allows me to think of more important things than wondering what to wear to interviews."
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Think I'll get the job if I show up in my Halloween costume (squirtle)? Or will they tell me I'm too much of a liability since my AO post count is low.
I approve of squirtle
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I can't believe I was the only person to vote casual
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I can't believe I was the only person to vote casual
linen blazer and khakis is basically casual
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