Appendix I

Men's Interview Attire and Grooming Checklist

The key to appropriate interview attire is to keep things simple. Do not wear anything that may distract the interviewer. Your appearance should be professional and tasteful, yet completely unremarkable.

Do:

Box Make sure you're clean shaven.
Box Keep shoes well-polished and clean (don't wear military/uniform shoes) with dark socks.
Box Wear a belt that is in good shape and free of scratches.
Box Invest in two suits. Keep the style conservative: dark color (e.g., dark grey, blue, or black), solid or with subdued patterns. Single- or double-breasted suits with two or three buttons are acceptable. (Two-button jackets are the current style.) Wool is always a good choice, but any high-quality fabric will do.
Box Wear a high-quality white shirt with a straight collar.
Box A good-quality tie with a conservative pattern in blue or red is always a good choice. ...

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