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Comments from businesses in the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

What is your First Impression?

  • Perfect for an interview or career fair; great suit, dress shirt and tie - demonstrates that the candidate is serious about securing a job
  • Professional
  • Nice

Is this appropriate for a Career Fair?

  • Perfect
  • Appropriate
  • Perhaps a bit over dressed for a career fair unless he was meeting someone to set up an interview

Is this appropriate for an Interview?

  • Suit would be appropriate for an interview
  • Perfect
  • Appropriate


What is your First Impression?

  • Casual
  • A bit casual - The shirt color might be a bit bright - could be distracting; However, with a dark tie and suit it might work, but the khaki pants are definitely too casual
  • Bright

Is this appropriate for a Career Fair?

  • Ok for a career fair
  • Could, would, but a bit casual
  • Appropriate

Is this appropriate for an Interview?

  • Casual, should add a sport jacket and a tie
  • Adding dark pants and coat, with a coordinating tie could be acceptable; I would still be careful with the color of shirt
  • Not appropriate - too bright


What is your First Impression?

  • Professional appearance
  • Professional
  • Very nice

Is this appropriate for a Career Fair?

  • Ok for a career fair
  • Acceptable
  • Appropriate

Is this appropriate for an Interview?

  • Adding a sport coat or matching suit jacket would make it an A+
  • Appropriate for most interviews - may consider jacket
  • A shirt and tie without a jacket is suitable for an interview


What is your First Impression?

  • Sloppy
  • Blue jeans should never be worn. This candidate's shoes are dirty and distracting - choose a dark shoe; He may also want to shave prior to attending a career fair or job interview

Is this appropriate for a Career Fair?

  • Did not dress to impress, shirt should be tucked in if this is the only available clothing for the occasion
  • Unprofessional - would not look at this candidate as seriously pursuing a career
  • Not appropriate

 

Is this appropriate for an Interview?

  • Definitely not; The shirt could work if paired with a nice dark suit, tie, and dress shoes
  • Absolutely not appropriate
  • Jeans are not appropriate


What is your First Impression?

  • Add a tie and remove hands from pockets (presents a less than professional image)
  • Add a tie and it would be perfect!
  • Relaxed, casual

Is this appropriate for a Career Fair?

  • Ok for a career fair
  • Acceptable
  • Appropriate - consider removing jacket

Is this appropriate for an Interview?

  • A tie is a necessesity for an interview
  • Adding the tie would make all of the difference
  • Appropriate

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Last Updated: Friday, July 29, 2011 9:20:38 AM