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Update wardrobe for job success: Look the part for job or interview

I was interviewed for this article about your wardrobe at your job in the Chicago Tribune about a year ago. Here's an excerpt below:

Image may not be everything, but it can help look the part for job or interview

By Carolyn Bigda


“Dress for the job that you want, not the job that you have,” said Hallie Crawford, a certified career coach based in Atlanta who specializes in helping recent college graduates.

You’ll signal to your boss that you will fit into the workplace, Crawford said.

“You might think about Google and other casual workplaces and get the impression that that’s the norm everywhere,” she said. “But it’s not.”

If anything, you want to err on the side of being overdressed.
“Otherwise, you may not be taken seriously, especially when you’re young and trying to build credibility,” Crawford said.

Read the entire article here

Have a great weekend!
Hallie Crawford
Career Transition Coach