There are instances when employees represent the company where following dress code is not as important. If one is trying to impress someone at dinner, one would feel comfortable in more casual attire and therefore make a good impression not only of themselves but of the company.
The article titled, "Dressing for Creativity," states that allowing employees to dress casually at work, has many benefits. Those benefits include, boosting morale, creativity, and confidence. Arguing that just because a business has, "Casual Fridays," or a dress code that consist of, “sneakers, jeans, and T-shirts,” doesn't prove that the company or the company’s representatives are unprofessional or unproductive. Like the article explains that many new era companies began in “dorm rooms, garages, and basements,” appearance was never an issue for these now, “million-dollar businesses.” An
We need to adapt the way we communicate with people to different situations or environments. If attending a meeting, whether it’s a staff meeting, meeting with other professionals or dealing with a parent we need to be more formal and conduct ourselves in a professional manner. The way we dress can completely send out the wrong impression if you are having a formal meeting. Dressing smartly creates an impression that you will act appropriately and professionally and any input you have will be respected.
Dress codes exist for a reason. Sometimes it is for safety reasons but sometimes it’s just about what the employers or clients are willing to accept. If a certain look or appearance might make a client uncomfortable then the company will decide that such an appearance is inappropriate or might pose an unnecessary risk for that company.
Older people may not understand or seek necessary treatment from staff sporting tattoos. My degree is in Health Information Manager we can get a job working in a business or clinical setting. In my profession the appropriate professional attire could range from a uniform to business clothing. It depends on what part of the health care organization I am currently working in as some department like to see their staff dressed in uniforms, where as other sections prefer staff to dress more businesslike. The health care organization where I currently prefers a more business casual look for their staff as we interact with patients but on a business level. The preferred attire for my department would be dress pants and shirt, appropriate length skirts or dresses, khakis, polo shirts, and dress or casual shoes, but no sneakers and ties are not required for the males.
The dress code is highly strict this year and I have asked the principal why this is so, he replied, “We are trying to prepare you students for jobs in the future”. I understand his explanation and concerns but why would we dress incorrectly for the occupations that we need in the future. According to these dress codes, students are not allowed to wear athletic slides, flip flops, head scarves, hair styles must be neat, and clothing must be clean. These are some examples I feel that discriminates against some students
We still need to continue to display a professional image towards our clients and the public. Employees need to use their best judgement in dressing appropriately for “Casual Fridays”. Below is a list of acceptable and unacceptable
When it comes to dress code, every individual has a different viewpoint for its implementation. There are clothes that could be fashionable to one person but seen as offensive to another. A dress code can be justifiable when put into a situation that really does require certain attire to be
I don’t think PFP (pay for performance) is a bad idea in the workplace. However, I feel that employees should be aware that is how they will be paid before they begin work at a company who pays that way. This is fair and the employee knows what they are getting into. Many people are doing their job correctly so working for their pay by PFP is no big deal. My daughter is currently getting paid that way and she is happy at her job and is getting paid well because the customers are leaving wonderful comments about her. It is a personal preference, but do not see a problem with it.
Many businesses in Ontario have applied dress codes in their workplaces that employees must follow. The issue of having employees ‘dressing too sexy’ for work maybe an issue to some employers. This is why it is important to look at how important the dress code is in a business and how workers may feel about the dress codes that are set. This paper will discuss whether some dress codes are set to be too sexy for work by looking at the laws that are set in provinces throughout Canada and Ontario. Also looking at cases and financial implications will help to see how this issues impacts the workplace.
The article, Should Schools Have Dress Codes?, tells us, “...dress codes are necessary in our schools, just as they are essential in the adult world for which students are preparing.” By following a loose set of rules, students can learn to dress in a way that expresses their joy to learn. When people dress appropriately at school, it sends the message that they care about their surroundings. By knowing how to dress, “...you’re showing those around you that you care about your appearance and that you know what’s appropriate for a particular situation.” If an individual really wanted to excel and learn, they wouldn’t show up to school in clothing that disturbs those around them. This also applies for the adult world. When showing up for a job, wearing clothing appropriate for that job would be crucial. Dress codes assist students in the learning process to successfully “survive” outside of the world of
In addition, different businesses would require different standards and could have a much stricter dress code policy. Employees that have direct interaction with the public should be well groomed and dressed appropriately. The more formal or professional the culture the need is greater for a policy governing hygiene and grooming along with dress code. In addition, organizations that require work with heavy machinery and dangerous machinery requires standards to satisfy safety hazards (Sussman, 2017). Keep in mind that employees have rights that need to be taken into consideration when policies are being
A shirt, tie and business suit has always conveyed the message of importance and that you take your responsibilities seriously, arriving for an important business meeting in appropriate attire sends a strong positive message to others, as opposed to the effect of wearing a t-shirt, jeans and trainers
Business & workplace attire require the clothes to be in fashion also. If the newest fashion is off shoulder and cold shoulder dresses, then isn’t the rule hypocritical to the rule about dress code. Since many businesses like to show they are at the top money and politically wise , both of these rules only result in controversy. To show the leadership in their companies they have to find a way to bring benevolence and a balance in their work habits . Maybe a start is by accepting the workers for their individual
There are many qualities that lead to how an employee is compensated. They are judged on their efficiency, productivity, compatibility with their fellow coworkers and their ability to generate profit in addition to many other skills required for their position. When companies take into account all of these attributes how do they determine how much money employee should receive? Chief executive officers are responsible for a company’s success or failure, all responsibility is placed on their shoulders, so how much payment should CEO’s receive? According to entrepreneur.com an employee is an investment, “You never want to pay more than the job is worth to you… How much more valuable will this person make my company?” These questions play a pivotal role in deciding an employee’s value. When there are succinct indicators to decide an employee’s salary why would a company continue to overpay their employees?