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Old 08-02-2012, 11:26 AM
 
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Which looks more professional on a woman for an interview--A skirt suit or a pant suit?
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Old 08-02-2012, 11:53 AM
 
Location: Suburbs Of Memphis, TN
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Which looks more professional on a woman for an interview--A skirt suit or a pant suit?

If put together well, both can look very professional & classy. When it is 90+ outside, people wearing pants makes me cringe! I'd say as long as the skirt goes right past the knee and is a suit...go for it!!!!

Good Luck
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Old 08-02-2012, 12:29 PM
 
Location: Dallas TX
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I would say a pant suit. Mainly because my current manager thinks that any type of skirt/dress is unprofessional. It is one of those quirky things you never know. Better to be safe than sorry.
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Old 08-02-2012, 02:47 PM
 
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I don't think it matters either way as long as it's well tailored and the skirt is no more than 2" above the knee.
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Old 08-02-2012, 03:59 PM
 
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Pant suit. You are competing against men. You don't want to be too feminine in the interview. Don't wear bright nail polish or any nail polish unless nude or clear.

You don't want your nails long. Don't wear too much jewelry. You don't want to show that much skin so pants are better than a skirt for this reason.
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Old 08-02-2012, 04:03 PM
 
Location: Columbus, Ohio
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Skirt if you have the legs to impress. Otherwise, it really does not matter. Just remember, a lot of recruiters are male.
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Old 08-02-2012, 06:03 PM
 
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I say **** it up and go for the pants.
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Old 08-02-2012, 06:38 PM
 
Location: California
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Pant suit. You are competing against men. You don't want to be too feminine in the interview. Don't wear bright nail polish or any nail polish unless nude or clear.

You don't want your nails long. Don't wear too much jewelry. You don't want to show that much skin so pants are better than a skirt for this reason.
^^^^^Ignore.

Who are you and what world do you live in? i work in recruiting, and this is the dumbest advice I have ever seen. And that is saying something.
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Old 08-02-2012, 06:57 PM
 
Location: Wicker Park, Chicago
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Well, I'm a guy and if I was going to hire a woman being very feminine would impress me! I love the look of a woman in a skirt suit the most! I registered Beautifulskirtsuits.com but haven't done anything with it because all my skirt suits pics are of me in them! I need a real pretty woman posing in my 120 + skirt suits in size 4 to 8! I only have about 6 pant suits, and about 8 skirt / pant suit sets.

I wish I was a beautiful woman working in a skirt suit everyday! And I prefer skirts about 2" above the knee in length!

Best experience for me was going to a Chicago Job Fair in a skirt suit! I made a past thread about it! Was nice putting on my lipstick in the women's bathroom when a whole line of women were doing the same!

My skirt suit collection is probably worth $20,000! Especially when I have a few St John's! 2 most expensive skirt suits - St John's at $918 and $760 each.
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Old 08-02-2012, 06:59 PM
 
Location: Kirkwood, DE and beautiful SXM!
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Either, as long as the suit is tasteful and professional. Same for makeup and nail polish--it needs to be tasteful and professional. Skip the perfume.
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