Organizing one’s life at the very beginning of a new year usually starts with his or her goal to lose weight. Further down the line is the goal of finding a new job. There is more than enough evidence to show that a high profile professional wardrobe would help maintain the right image for a current job as well as encourage you to get a new one. In fact, you are what you wear when it comes to the business world. If your industry is quite competitive, what you wear and how you wear it will help you stand out from the rest of the crowd.
Clothing is actually a communicator that indicates your personal style to the interviewer. The author of Your Executive Image, Victoria Seitz, states that in job interviews, 75% of the decision to hire depends on the appearance of the applicant. Although it may seem a hard pill to swallow, what you wear and how you wear it matters in the corporate world.
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Look at the successful people in the business you want to get into. This is the first step to succeeding in the enterprise world. Do you like their looks? Take a closer look at your present wardrobe. It is time to ditch the items that no longer serves your goal of where you want to be in your career. Make sure to look at the accessories too. What about the remaining items? Have they got enough life to last another season?
When you have gone through all the sections of your wardrobe, look for what is missing in the wardrobe. It can be a pair of new shoes or a couple of tailored jackets. A pair of new shoes and a good haircut are important aspects that will help improve your looks instantly if you do not want to change the wardrobe overnight. Purchase a few new pieces to update the wardrobe focusing on your goal of a new job.
Many business entities take a relaxed approach where jeans are being accepted as work gear. If this is your case, you may look for a new cut of jeans to update your looks. Why should you be content with the old under such circumstances? Put interesting pieces together with your jeans in order to create a style that matches your personality. It may ideally fit into the business world that you are entering.
Take a closer look at your casual weekend clothes. Think about what you will be wearing for weekend shopping and relaxing activities. If you don’t plan to workout in your spare time, exercise gear may not be part of your wardrobe. Make sure you design a capsule wardrobe to reflect the newly organized self in you. This step can even motivate you to take up some exercise. It is all about the mindset.