> The last interview that i had i wore a jeans, t-shirt and pair of boots to
> it and i got the job.
My reading of that is that you got the job in spite of not showing you could
dress appropriately when asked to; your skills sold themselves, luckily.
Of course, the job could have been as a brickie, and you may have been
dressed safely and comfortably for a building site. Assuming the boots had
What did you wear to the last funeral you attended? Or the last Debs/Grads
Ball? Or the last wedding?
Sometimes suits are appropriate, sometimes not.
Slagging suits somehow strikes me as ageist, at the very least. Sure, slag
sales droids, marketeers - whatever - but not because of how they choose to
dress, just the way they choose to act. You remember how names used to hurt
in school? Your mother ever make you comb your hair in a way you didn't want
it to go? How did your mates feel about your frilly knickerbockers?
I'm still not wearing a suit today. But I do own one. And I'd like to take
this off-list, if possible, as it's got very little to do with PCs, and a
lot to do with Political Correctness.
I've also concluded that I don't care as much about this as the above mail
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