The Best Outfits for Job Interviews

Here's information on how to dress for an interview including advice on what, and what not, to wear on a job interview, appropriate interview attire, how to impress a prospective employer, business vs. business casual attire, and tips on dressing for success.

Professional / Business Interview Attire

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The first impression you make on a potential employer is the most important one. The first judgement an interviewer makes is going to be based on how you look and what you are wearing. That's why it's always important to dress appropriately for a job interview.


Non-Professional / Business Casual Interview Attire

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Here's what to wear when dressing for an interview where you don't need a suit, for a non-professional job, or to work when the dress code is business casual.


Best Job Interview Hairstyles

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There are lots of ways to style your hair for a job interview. While some options are funky and others are more traditional, remember that your hairstyle should strike a balance between your wardrobe and your makeup. Here are the best job interview hairstyles for short, medium and long hair. More

How to Do Your Makeup for a Job Interview

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When you do your makeup for a job interview, it's important to make a good impression - without making too much of an impression by overdoing your makeup. Check out these job interview makeup do's and don'ts before you get ready to interview. More

College Job Interview Attire

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While college students might dress casually in the classroom, they should  dress professionally when interviewing for a professional job or internship. Less formal is acceptable when interviewing for campus jobs and more casual jobs.


High School Interview Attire

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As is the case with any interview, it's important to look well-dressed and put together even if you're a high school student looking for a part-time job. Here's how to dress for an interview for high school students. More

Internship Interview Attire

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Internships are an important part of career development, and like any job, acing your interview is one part of getting the position you want. Making a great first impression - coming across as polished, professional and attentive - is important when it comes to your internship search. Here's what to wear for an internship interview. More

Startup Interview Attire

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If you have an interview at a startup company, nix the head-to-toe formal business attire. Rather than showing up in a black suit and dress shoes, opt for something that is relaxed but still presentable: relaxed-fit khakis, dark-wash jeans, and a nice top, for example. More

Summer Job Interview Attire

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Are you interviewing for a summer job? Here are tips to wear to make the best impression including interview attire for male and female applicants, what to bring with you, and how to dress for a casual interview. More

Teen Interview Attire

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Applying for a part-time job is a little different from applying for a full-time professional position. Dress should be, at the least, neat and tidy. Business casual is usually appropriate. More

Warm Weather Interview Attire

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What to wear to a job interview so you can stay cool in warm weather, including business and business casual interview attire for men and women and tips for keeping it cool when it's hot outside. More

Interview Accessories

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When you dress for an interview, how you accessorize is important. When wearing accessories to an interview, less is more. It's also important to choose accessories that will enhance your interview attire - not overwhelm it. More

Wearing Pantyhose to Interviews

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Advice on when to wear pantyhose to work or to job interviews and when it's appropriate to skip the leg wear. More

How to Tie a Tie

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How to tie a tie, plus tips for dressing professionally for a job interview. More

What Not to Wear on an Interview

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When you are dressing for a job interview, image really is everything (or most of it). Here's what not to wear when you are interviewing for a new job. More