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Big Career in the Big City by Vicki Salemi

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CHAPTER 5

DRESS TO IMPRESS:AT THE INTERVIEW,ON THE JOB, ANDON THE TOWN

The beauty of dressing for success (we’ll focus on the interview suit in a sec, don’t you worry) is that it doesn’t cost a fortune. You can simply wear all black from the Gap or Banana Republic and stop traffic. Get a few accessories, mix and match, and poof! You’re set. Wear a little makeup or do whatever makes you feel pretty. Invest in one or two really solid pairs of shoes that you can wear for comfort and style. (My personal fave? Aerosoles.)

Because your appearance is a reflection of your professional persona, it’s important to play the part from head to toe. Think about it: Your work ethic, determination, organizational skills, and education are not easily seen when ...

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