Finding the right clothes for the job is almost as tough as finding the right job. Buying each of these pieces will allow you to create at least 10 outfits, enough to carry you for one week, and all on a budget of $500. So go shopping, get creative and don’t break the bank!
I have met with more than a few candidates in my day who were either tipping over as a result of sky-high heels or had their black gym shoes double as dress shoes. Getting the footwear right is crucial to pulling off a professional and put-together look. It’s all in the details!
In a matter of months or years, however, students need to have a wardrobe appropriate for the working world. You will need some of these items in order to look appropriate for interviews, so it makes sense for you to start integrating them into your wardrobe now.
Dressing appropriately in the workplace is something students and recent grads struggle with, whether it’s for part-time jobs or full-time employment. John McGowan, business manager of the McMaster Student’s Union (MSU), explains how students and grads can make their wardrobes work appropriate.
Although most students have the skills and potential to fulfill their job description, many do not know how to dress appropriately for their jobs. Gen Y can still maintain their personal style and adhere to the latest trends without looking unprofessional.