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9 Ways to Ruin Your Ad Agency Interview

Kayla Baxter | Excelle

Not Dressing Appropriately – 61%


She’s here for the open marketing position… ?

For the seasoned workforce, dressing professionally may seem like a no brainer, but all too often the graduate fresh from college has lost touch with what is expected in today’s workplace. Wearing flip-flops, jeans, or basically anything but a suit says you don’t take the interviewer seriously.

The Cure

Just wear a suit. You’ll almost never go wrong! If you want to give it more pizazz and you’re applying for an artsy or creative job, dress it up with some bright or funky accessories. However, if you’re interviewing in a more formal environment like banking or law, keep your accessories very minimal.

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