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Discussion in 'Jobseekers' started by Lara mfl 05, Jun 18, 2012.
Is that andie male or female?
I'm a woman and have an interview this week. I'll be wearing a long smart skirt with a plain black top and a blazer jacket. Smart flat shoes. Just make sure you're comfortable and confident in whatever you are wearing.
Thanks, i thought a suit but a friend who has been to quite a few recently said no one had a suit on?! I don't have a suit so will have to go shopping. Might just settle for a skirt / trousers and a smart blouse though as i don't want to get hot a flustered.
Do you have a lightweight jacket or blazer? I usually have a linen jacket, just for the formal interview. Sometimes I've worn it with a summer dress (comfortable to teach in) and sometimes with a matching skirt and blouse.
I don't have a lightweight jacket. Don't really have many smart clothes as the school i worked in before was fairly relaxed and casual. Just used to wear black trousers and a smart top or top and cardigan. I just don't want to feel over dressed. When i visited the school the SLT were wearing trousers and shirt but no tie or jacket. I should probably be worrying about the actual interview rather than what i'm wearing!!
Wear your black trousers and find a nice blouse. If it rains, wear your raincoat/jacket and take it off at reception and carry it over your arm. A pair of black trousers and a nice blouse looks great. If, you can, go to Primark or Matalan as they do really nice cheap but Next looking blouses. Avoid Tee-shirts, too casual. If you have an M&S factory outlet near you, try those too. I've just checked Matalan online and they have some smart blouses under a tenner. Hope there's one near you. Good luck for the interview!
PS Even though the dress code is casual, it well make a good impression if you look smart. Best wishes.
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