Dressing up for work is different than what it was in years past. There was a time we had no “Casual Fridays.”
Despite the easing of some dress codes, the best advise is to dress professionally for the job, after all, you and what you wear are a reflection of the company.
Robert Half Staffing and Recruiting has some interesting findings on what to wear and what not to wear.
Forty-four percent of executives have spoken to employees about inappropriate attire, and 32 percent have sent someone home due to their clothing.
Fifty percent of managers had no problem taking action when someone’s clothing wasn’t up to standards.
Men and younger employees take the longest time selecting clothes.
2 in 3 employees (67%) have a separate wardrobe specifically for the office.
Showing too much skin can be a problem in the workplace, use common sense.
You might be able to dress down, Jeans, tennis shoes and leggings topped the list of items that are more acceptable to wear in the office now compared to five years ago.
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