You’ve been putting in job applications for weeks with no luck until one magical day, you get a call back. They want you to come in within the next few days for an interview! You race to your closet to try and find something to wear, just to come up mostly empty.
You haven’t been to a job interview in years and while you have clothes that may work in your wardrobe, You don’t exactly have the best accessories. No worries, you can hit up a thrift store and quickly put something together that you’ll like. To help you with your shopping, here are a few accessories that never fail to impress any interviewer.
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Jewelry can be the perfect accompaniment to any outfit. If you’re a woman, you want to make sure that whatever jewelry you wear doesn’t dangle and don’t wear an arm full of bangles.
As far as men go, you’ll want to wear very little jewelry. A wedding ring if you’re married is fine and so is a nice Rolex Cellini watch.
Never wear casual shoes such as sneakers or flip flops to a job interview. Ladies, your heels shouldn’t be so high that the interviewer is questioning how you’re walking. A nice pair of neutral colored pumps will do just fine.
Men, you can get by on a pair of lace-up or slip-on dress shoes. As far as color goes, just make sure it goes with your suit.
If your slacks or skirt has belt loops, you’ll want to wear a belt. It can be the perfect way to tie your outfit together and look super professional. Make sure whatever belt you get matches your outfit or whatever briefcase/purse that you’re carrying.
There is some gray area for pantyhose mainly because a lot of interviewers will silently want you wearing them and some don’t really care. Your best bet is to just wear them because you have no way of knowing where the interviewer stands on the issue.
Nothing looks more professional than pulling your resume hot off the press out of a briefcase. Not only can it carry your resume, but it can also carry anything else that you need for the interview, and your belongings in general.
Make sure that if you’re going to carry a briefcase that it’s a neutral color. You don’t want to carry in a hot pink case that’s going to do nothing but clash with your outfit.
Land Your Dream Job with the Best Accessories
So you bagged an interview for your dream job. Now you just the best accessories to finish off your outfit and impress the interviewer. Try rocking one of these accessories and get yourself hired.
So you got the job, but how to do you keep up appearances once you start working? Keep reading to find out how you can be fashionable no matter what job you’re doing.