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Job interview in 1hr. Which shirt/tie?

Which Shirt?

  • Blue criss-cross

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hotphil

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I have a job interview in an hour or so.
Off for a shave in a mo.
It would appear that in my recent house move all of my ties and most of my shirts have gone missing. Not normally a problem as I currently work in t-shirts and sandals.
So, I've got one tie and three shirts. Which combo do you guys reckon?
The role is one at an IT service provider. I want the job (unlike some other interviews I've been for recently!).
I'll be in a black suit and shoes.


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Laura Knotek

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I voted for light blue vertical stripes, since that shirt appears to be long-sleeved. The other two shirts appear to be short-sleeved.

I'm not sure if that is the case, or if the shirts just looked short-sleeved in the pictures. However, short-sleeved dress shirts with suits are generally considered a no-no in men's fashion.
 

hotphil

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Good point re the sleeves. I don't own many long sleeves though - too many expensive shirts have come to an end with sleeves snagged on server racks, or covered in toner or the stuff under people's desks. Or Nando's. A good few lost through careless Nando's eating.
 

Guytronic

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As one on the interviewer end...
I always appreciated the red or grey tie wide knot with a white shirt and jacket buttoned.

Eye to eye.
Sense of humor.
Pen with note pad.
No smartphone visible.


Good luck there...
 

Laura Knotek

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Good point re the sleeves. I don't own many long sleeves though - too many expensive shirts have come to an end with sleeves snagged on server racks, or covered in toner or the stuff under people's desks. Or Nando's. A good few lost through careless Nando's eating.

My suggestion would be to get a couple of long-sleeved shirts just for job interviews, weddings and funerals. They wouldn't be everyday shirts worn for anything else.
 

hotphil

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Not too sure yet. Should here something this week. Not getting excited though.