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Interviewing? First Impressions are Key!

In Advice, Cleanliness, Contracting, Events, Grooming, Health, Impressions, Interview, Interviewing, IT, IT/IS, jobs, Neatness, Posture, video on May 12, 2011 at 2:51 pm

Spring is upon us and the fresh air may just inspire you to begin your job search. Before you start actively looking for your next position, you might take a peak into your wardrobe.

Dressing professionally for job interviews is extremely important – your appearance could make or break an interview. First impressions are key!

Before you meet with anyone affiliated with the company at which you will interview, be sure to follow the basic grooming methods. Remember Grooming 101 from your childhood?

According to Mien Magazine, the 4 pillars of good grooming are as follows:

  • Health
  • Posture
  • Cleanliness
  • Neatness

Check out this classic video circa 1949 that demonstrates good grooming tips.


Still confused? Check out eHow.com’s “How to Dress for a Job Interview” for men and women.

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  1. The survey revealed that 90 of HR pros believe being well groomed is key to making a strong first impression and setting yourself apart from less tidy competitors. To help give you a leg up on the competition I offer my tips on proper grooming a job interview interview…Interview Morning .Make sure you start your day well rested and be sure to wake up in plenty of time to shower shave and dress so you dont look or feel rushed for the interview.

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