Essay about Professional Dress Code in the Workplace

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Professional Dress Code in the Workplace
Rosaura P Bernal
EN 306 – Nadia H Morales
Park University

The first impression is a lasting impression whether it is at the office, a party, a lunch date or an interview. What you wear to these events can be either a positive impression or a negative one. That is why I think it is very necessary to have a professional dress code in the workplace if your place of employment is that of a professional setting such as a bank or even an insurance company. If the professionalism does not show on what the employees are wearing, how are their customers going to accept that they are professionals at what they do. The business could lose the credibility of how they handle their business. Nowadays,
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The way an employee dresses up for work can impact on how a person perceives that employee. It can hold a positive or negative impact depending on where they work. You don’t expect to find a personal banker dressed in skinny jeans, a bright pink polo shirt, and tennis shoes. You expect for them to be wearing a suit with a tie, polished shoes and be nicely groomed. By dressing in this fashion, you can see that the employee is committed to his job and place of employment and that they are responsible. By dressing otherwise, they would seem irresponsible and need their parent to dress them up. It also shows how they manage their time wisely. They took their time to iron their clothes and got them ready for the day. If not, they would look like they just crawled out of bed and had no time to get themselves ready. It also reflects on their organizational skills because they are able to tailor the look together and they get it ready for the start of their business day, which can also show how competent they are in getting themselves ready. The competence doesn’t stop there, it can also affect on how people see how competent they are at doing their job. If they are not capable of getting themselves dressed appropriately, how efficient are they at doing their job? It can also lead to how serious they take their job. If they don’t care for how they dress to work, how serious are

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