11 Feb

Essential Tips in Dressing Professionally

When you first read this, you are probably thinking about business professionals and what to wear to a business type job interview. Truth is, there are many types of professionals and each have their own way of dressing there best for their specific profession. The main thing is to fit the title that you would like to obtain or all ready carry.

For example, take a professional Singer/Actor/Dancer or anyone in the Entertainment field. They, along with professional Athletes, by far, have the best options when it comes to dressing professionally. From Entertainers, to NFL Stars, to Pro surfers, as long as they wear the right brands  amp; dress up for special events when need be, they’re fine.

Truth is, they can afford to dress professionally  amp; some have stylists. What about the rest of the world, or the people who are just breaking into those types of industries? How can a construction worker, teacher, nurse or businessperson dress more professionally? What’s the best attire นำเข้าแรงงานต่างด้าว must wear?

First, take a look at the industry that you are about to enter into or are already in. Do some research; see what everyone else is wearing on the job site. Go shopping if you need to or can afford to and have fun creating “Professional” outfits for yourself with just a few guidelines and a some tips.

For all professionals, there are four general guidelines to follow:

Hair

Make Up

Style of Clothes

Shoes  amp; Accessories

Guideline #1: Hair

Tip: Your hair should always be sytled

Men: A little bit of hair gel could make a big difference in your look, don’t leave home without styling. Even if you are in construction, a little gel won’t hurt.

Women: Try a few rollers on the ends of your hair  amp; blow dry. If you don’t have time, a pony tail or quick up-do French twist with a butterfly clip and some strands hanging out will do.

Guideline #2: Make Up

Tip: Always do your make up at home in good light and give yourself ample time to finish.

Men: This may come as a shock to some, but not to most, yes men do wear make up. If you do not wear make up, skip to Guideline #3. If you do wear make up, the key men, is to make it look as if you are not wearing any make up. Don’t over do it with the foundation or lip-gloss.

Women: Make sure you wear your best colors and blend well. Don’t over do it. If you don’t know what your best colors are, get a get a professional makeover and do some test colors for foundation/shadow/blush/lips. MAC in Macy’s usually gives a free makeover if you spend at least $50 on their products. It’s a great way to test their products for free and find out what is best for you without spending or wasting a lot of money. If you don’t have the money to go to MAC but have a friend who is trustworthy, somewhat professional and has quality make up, ask her.

Guideline #3: Style of Clothes

Tip: Your clothes can make or break you.Choose wisely.

Men: Wear something that is slightly fitted that shows your physique. Whatever you wear, make sure it is clean and ironed depending on the type of industry. If you are auditioning for a certain role, dress the part from head to toe.

Women: Your clothes should fit well, not too tight or too loose. Try not to show any cleavage or legs. Keep them guessing. If you too are auditioning for a certain role, also dress the part from head to toe.

Guideline #4: Shoes  amp; Accessories

Tip: Shoes must be stylish yet comfortable. Accessories should be kept to a minimum.

Men: Use your best shoes, belt and watch that fit the industry you are in or are planning to dive into.

Women: Make sure your shoes are comfortable above everything. Don’t wear the expensive shoes that make your feet hurt. We are trying to dress to impress. Unless you are auditioning for a part as a falling or injured woman falling or limping during any part of an interview or audition will not be pretty.

So there you have it, just a few simple guidelines to keep you on the right track. Above all, don’t loose your identity. Remain true to yourself and accentuate the “inner you” as you dress professionally.

One last thing to remember is that if you are the interviewee or being auditioned and you are dressed more professional than the person conducting the meeting, it’s okay. If you get a call back for a second or third interview/audition, continue to dress professional until they advise you that it is okay to dress more casual. If you are on the other side of the table conducting the meeting, don’t let it break your self-confidence; they are there to impress you.