First impressions count
While it may be the CV that gets you the interview, when there are several people with the same qualifications, skills and experience, it will be the way you present yourself that differentiates you from all the other interviewees.
Given the time and effort we spend acquiring degrees, honing our workplace skills and increasing our experience, this may seem a little unfair: but whether we like it or not, the way we dress has a large impact on the way we are perceived...especially at interview.
It’s really about making life easy for the interviewer and dressing in a way that allows them to instantly visualise you managing other people and dealing with important clients. So with this in mind, here are my “top tips” to ensure that the way you dress does justice to your competence and credibility.