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BuisnessVS.professionalIn the dark ages of the past business attire was a simple matter. Suits for men and women were assumed and there was no room for either deviation or confusion. Gradually the suit gave way to a sport jacket, then to just a tie, and finally to something called “business casual.”

The change in dress reflected a more relaxed approach to business that was both a blessing and a curse. No one minds a relaxed, comfortable work environment, but no one is really sure what “business casual” is, either.

The people at Purdue University’s Center for Career Opportunity have done a favor for everyone with this excellent graphic helping you decide what to wear, especially to interviews where you are not quite sure how your potential employer defines business casual in his workplace.

Download the image or save the link to our page, but keep this for future reference, using it literally means dollars in your pocket.

In the dark ages of the past business attire was a simple matter. Suits for men and women were assumed and there was no room for either deviation or confusion. Gradually the suit gave way to a sport jacket, then to just a tie, and finally to something called “business casual.”

The change in dress reflected a more relaxed approach to business that was both a blessing and a curse. No one minds a relaxed, comfortable work environment, but no one is really sure what “business casual” is, either.

The people at Purdue University’s Center for Career Opportunity have done a favor for everyone with this excellent graphic helping you decide what to wear, especially to interviews where you are not quite sure how your potential employer defines business casual in his workplace.

Download it or save the link to this page, but keep this for future reference, using it will literally mean dollars in your pocket.

 

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