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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To The Perfect Job Interview by Marc Dorio

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For Women Only

While women have a greater range of interview dressing options than men, they are also under greater economic pressure to invest in current fashions. A man can wear a three-year-old suit without raising any eyebrows—provided, of course, the suit is in impeccable condition—but a woman’s interview attire must be more current. This is, without doubt, a blatant double standard. It’s also simply the way things are in most business environments.

The Suit du Jour

A suit is appropriate for most white-collar interview situations. The good news is that your suit doesn’t have to be a severely cut imitation of a man’s two piece. Although a charcoal-gray suit with a white blouse is perhaps the safest interview combination, solids, pinstripes, ...

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