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What is your first impression?

·         Professional dress.  This person is serious about their livelihood.

·         Professional, mature, responsible

·         Very good.  Professional look.  Keep hands out of pockets.

·         Well dressed, good fitting suit, nice shirt and tie.  Well groomed, seems comfortable.

·         Very sharp and professional looking

Is this appropriate for a career fair?

·         Yes!

·         Absolutely

·         Yes(3)

Is this appropriate for an interview?

·         Yes, however the candidate should infuse their own sense of style with the suit.

·         Yes

·         At some companies, yes.  However, this wouldn’t be appropriate for all companies.  Learn the culture before you plan your interview outfit.

·         I would say it’s mandatory.  Anything less would be a huge red flag.

·         Yes!

What is your first impression?

·         This person is working their day- to- day 8-5 job.   This is a perfect outfit to wear to work.

·         Undergraduate wanting to be professional.

·         Nice.  Somebody with probably a good sense of style and an expansive wardrobe.

·         The attempt is there – he looks nice, but this would be more business casual rather than a professional business suit.

·         A nice business casual outfit…

Is this appropriate for a career fair?

·         Yes and no.  Yes, because the nature of the outfit allows it to be dressed up and personalized.

·         Yes, I would button the jacket

·         Yes

·         Would like to see a tie with sport coat.

·         It could be just fine.  Some employers might judge him, but we’d be OK with it.

·         Yes

Is this appropriate for an interview?

·         No.

·         Depends on the position.

·         Not quite enough.

·         You should really buy a business  suit

·         No

 

What is your first impression?

·         This person is working their day-to-day 8-5 job.  This is a perfect outfit to wear to work.

·         Semi professional

·         Business causal

·         “Casual Friday”

·         Shirt is a little too crazy/busy for me.

·         Dressy casual…looks nice.

Is this appropriate for a career fair?

·         No.  When job-searching, you need to have the right balance of personality and credibility in your outfit. 

·         I would add a jacket with it.

·         Yes

·         No

·         He’d be remembered as the guy with the crazy shirt-so I’d rather him not.

·         Yes.

Is this appropriate for an interview?

·         No (4)

·         Depending on the culture – yes.

·         Probably not.

 

 

 

What is your first impression?

·         Professional casual.

·         Business casual.

·         Off to dinner with a date.

·         He looks nice, if he had a button down shirt underneath – I’d say he looks very nice. Not a suit, but a nice in-between.

·         Date night.  Casual.  Doesn’t look sloppy, but looks like he’s ready for a family picture.

Is this appropriate for a career fair?

·         Perhaps.  With a collared shirt and tie under the sweater, this would be acceptable.

·         Yes (3)

·         No (2)

Is this appropriate for an interview?

·         No

·         Prefer a suit

 

 

 

What is your first impression?

·         Unprofessional

·         Casual

·         Everyday look for a college student

·         Going to the mall, too casual.

·         Bad

Is this appropriate for a career fair?

·         No (6)

Is this appropriate for an interview?

·         No (6)

 
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What is your first impression?

·         Professional dress.  This person is serious about their livelihood.

·         Professional

·         Business professional.

·         Professional.  Prepared.

·         Very nice!

·         Very sharp…ultra professional

Is this appropriate for a career fair?

·         Yes (4)

·         No

·         Certainly

Is this appropriate for an interview?

·         Yes (6)

 
 

What is your first impression?

·         Professional dress.  This person is serious about livelihood.

·         Professional

·         Business Professional

·         Professional.  Prepared

·         Looks great!

·         Very nice…professional

Is this appropriate for a career fair?

·         Yes (6)

Is this appropriate for an interview?

·         Yes (5)

·         Yes.  Skirts aren’t for every woman.  This is acceptable

 

 

 

 

 

What is your first impression?

·         Nice but not professional

·         Casual

·         Everyday college look

·         Going to the mall?

·         Ready to go out

Is this appropriate for a career fair?

·         No (6)

Is this appropriate for an interview?

·         No (6)

 

What is your first impression?

·         This person is working their day-to-day 8-5 job.  This is perfect outfit to wear to work.

·         Unkempt

·         Business casual

·         Fine

·         Looks a little too slouchy.  I’d rather see heels or nicely hemmed pants to go with the flats.

·         Dressy casual…somewhat sloppy with flats…

Is this appropriate for a career fair?

·         Yes (2)

·         No (2)

·         No – I would like to see someone try harder to make a good first impression.

·         If it was the only option.

Is this appropriate for an interview?

·         No (4)

·         For a part-time job; nothing career orientated

 

 

 

What is your first impression?

·         Too short

·         Short dress- evening wear

·         Off to a dance club soon…

·         Too short and it looks like she is going clubbing

·         Ready to go to the club…Waaaaaaaay too short of a skirt

Is this appropriate for a career fair?

·         No (4)

·         No!

·         Absolutely  not

Is this appropriate for an interview?

·         No (3)

·         No – I would immediately question this person’s common sense.

·         NO!

·         Absolutely not

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