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Comments from businesses in the College of Human Development and Education

What is your First Impression?

  • Professional and prepared
  • Very appropriate
  • Business
  • Wow

Is this appropriate for a Career Fair?

  • Yes, always try to look your best
  • Appropriate but could be intimidating at times
  • A bit overdone for the career fair; It may be very warm and you are mostly gathering info

Is this appropriate for an Interview?

  • Very appropriate
  • Excellent choice
  • A very serious look and says so; It would not be needed in my area


What is your First Impression?

  • Casual and comfortable, great smile
  • Appropriate - though if summer would make a better impression
  • Casual, neat
  • Confident - enjoys color and yet conservative

Is this appropriate for a Career Fair?

  • Would definitely work here, but the addition of a tie would add many points
  • Appropriate
  • Ok, maybe add a jacket

Is this appropriate for an Interview?

  • Not appropriate unless second or later interview knowing the interviewers dressed similar
  • A bit too casual
  • No, at least add a tie
  • This would be a work related piece for schools


What is your First Impression?

  • Professional and comfortable
  • Very appropriate
  • Neat and business
  • Great - struck the balance of formal and informal

Is this appropriate for a Career Fair?

  • Appropriate
  • Add a jacket
  • Give a strong first impression of care and understanding of education as a field
  • A bit overdressed

 

Is this appropriate for an Interview?

  • Very positive - with that smile and confident look - would likely make it past the first interview to the classroom
  • Appropriate especially if warmer weather
  • Ok, but I would add a jacket


What is your First Impression?

  • Appropriate clothing for school and not an interview
  • Not appropriate
  • Very casual
  • Ready for on the town

Is this appropriate for a Career Fair?

  • Not appropriate for career fair
  • No - unless all that is being done is picking up materials and you are not trying to make connections

Is this appropriate for an Interview?

  • Not appropriate
  • No, never wear blue jeans to an interview
  • No - does not speak to the serious nature of job seeking


What is your First Impression?

  • Appropriate but would prefer a tie with outfit
  • Business casual
  • Very nice - Can go anywhere

Is this appropriate for a Career Fair?

  • Appropriate
  • Ok, I would add a tie
  • Excellent - gives a bit of the 'I'm hip' in that I am ready to adjust quickly to the style and process that is needed

 

Is this appropriate for an Interview?

  • A clear go - better than with the tie and yet a tie can be in the pocket if it appears it is needed
  • Would suggest a tie
  • Appropriate if second or later interview knowing interviewers are dressed similar
  • Ok, I would add a tie

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