Dress For Success: A Case Study

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In order to be prepared for an interview, Tamara must consider her apparel options for her job search. A well-groomed appearance is a necessity during the interview process and sometimes it is the small details that make a big impression. A quick research via the web has helped Tamara to determine a general consensus about the appearance required of a woman interviewing for a position in a bank. It is recommended that if it is possible, she should go to the bank where she is to be interviewed and observe how the employees are dressed. She should overdress rather than underdress. Tamara has focused on three websites in order to get a general feel of what is considered proper: a college website (, a work-related website (, and a banking website ( Here are the recommendations that formed the general consensus of what she should wear to her interview according to the sites Tamara researched. She should choose …show more content…

It is located at 309 Guthrie Street, in downtown Louisville. The website for Dress for Success gives this mission statement: “Our mission is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help them thrive in work and life”. She must have a referral from a social service agency, non-profit organization, job training program or a domestic violence or homeless shelter. With that referral, Dress for Success will provide her with at least one business suit, shoes, hosiery and professional accessories for her interview. The staff will advise her on all aspects of what to wear. If she is hired, she is allowed to come back for a second complete

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