We can’t grab the fashion department and stop by to pluck the perfect outfit out of your closet, but we can offer a few pointers. First: Dress the part, says Barbara Corcoran, founder of the Corcoran Group, a real estate firm.
Too much makeup and jewelry or impractical shoes often turn off employers. Avoid super-high heels; you should look as if you can work a long day and be okay. A good rule is to dress one step above what is expected to be worn on the job.
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