Can you do a post on what to wear to an interview during a snow storm?
I have a few interviews set for this week, but with the approaching east coast storm, I don’t want to walk into an office with my winter coat, scarf, hat, laptop, etc. plus a huge bag just for snow shoes (not to mention awkwardly changing into heels nearby or in the lobby).
Do you recommend just bringing an extra bag to change shoes or do you have another trick or solution?
We’ve talked about general interview tips, as well as how to look professional in cold weather as well as a New York winter, but not this particular situation. Note that “professionalism” includes your own judgment about how to dress appropriately for the weather, so I wouldn’t worry about wearing “normal” interview attire TOO much — if you have to leave a bag with snowboots at the hiring office (or bring it with you to the interview), it isn’t the end of the world. That said, I did come up with a few tips for you: