A reader wondered whether she could interview in patent leather, and I wondered: what ARE the rules for interview shoes? What have you heard, what have you been advised, and what would you advise women interviewing at conservative offices to wear for shoes?
Interview advice for the professional woman, including what to wear for interview attire, from skirt suits to high heels. Please be sure to check out our Guide to Interview Suits!
What do you think is the best interview attire for different types of jobs?
When it comes to job interviews, what advice do you have to share? We’ve rounded up some reader tips!
Nov. 2019 Update: All links have been updated below… Which are the best women’s suits of 2019, whether for a stylish interview outfit, a power suit, or some other major career event? (Or, hey: a simple, chic suit often makes a great work outfit all by itself!) We’ve recently updated The Corporette Guide to Interview … Read More about The Best Women’s Suits of 2019: Affordable, Designer, and Everything In Between
2019 Update: We still stand by these recommendations for budget-friendly interview suits; links have also been updated as of Jan. 23, 2019. You may also want to check out our roundup of the best women’s suits of 2018 across every price point! Sure, we all know what work wardrobe essentials professional women are supposed to … Read More about The Hunt for Budget-Friendly Interview Suits
This summer we’ve been updating our Guides to Suits (here are our latest roundups of the best suits for women in 2018, a specific roundup of plus-size suits and stylish petite suits) — so over at CorporetteMoms today we’re updating our roundup of the best maternity suits for professional women. Of course… pickings are slim, … Read More about Where to Find Interview Suits if You’re Pregnant
With OCI week coming up at different schools, I thought now might be a great time to round up some of our interviewing resources, as well as to ask the readers — what are your best on-campus interview tips? Do you think on-campus interviews need a different set of skills than regular interviews? What’s the … Read More about Our Best On-Campus Interview Tips and Resources
Updated: Check out our Guide to Basic Women’s Suiting and the best women’s suits of 2019! With interview season for schools right around the corner, we thought now would be a great time to do a general guide to suits — where to get ’em, how much to expect to pay, and what the general pros and … Read More about The Corporette Guide to Interview Suits
Reader M had a question about post-interview anxiety, something I notice coming up in the comment threads a lot… I had a second round interview this week, and I’m waiting to hear back. The job is working in-house for a big company. Their legal team is spread throughout their offices, so my first interview was … Read More about Dealing with Anxiety (Post-Interview Or Otherwise)
When you’re applying for a job, do you have to give your salary history? How can you avoid providing it without taking yourself out of the running? More and more cities and states (NYC, California, Oregon, Delaware, etc.) have moved to target the gender pay gap by preventing employers from asking for salary history during … Read More about Do You Have to Give Your Salary History?
2019 Update: We still love these job interview heels — but you may want to check out our most recent roundup of the best black heels for business attire instead. Sure, we all know what wardrobe essentials for work professional women are supposed to have in their closets, but if you’re buying one for the … Read More about The Hunt: Job Interview Heels
In today’s world, video interviews are happening more and more often — at least 60 percent of employers use them for online job interviews! — and we haven’t talked about how to put your best self forward during a Skype interview in far too long. We asked Rebecca Berfanger, a journalist, adjunct journalism professor, and recent … Read More about Video Interview Tips: How to Ace Your Online Job Interview