If you really want to crack that next job interview you ought to work harder towards it. First things first, update your CV and read about the company you are heading to, the next step is to groom yourself for the big day. We all get butterflies in the stomach at the mention of an interview. It's not just the interview questions that worry people, what to wear and how to look are the other worries.


Being presentable is important, but one should go for a look that conveys that they're serious about the job. Here's a quick guide to what you can wear to an interview and make a great first impression.

It's okay to wear a dress

Wearing pants and button down shirts is not the only way to look professional. Feel free to wear a dress or a skirt. However, avoid sleeveless as it can make you look a bit casual. Your dresses or skirts should be an inch or two above your knee.

Anything shorter qualifies as a party dress, anything longer than that needs to be hemmed.

Better to be over dressed than underdressed

If you are unsure about what to wear and how you should be dressed for an interview, make sure you're more dressed up. This conveys that you are a professional and are serious about the job. Professional businesses pay attention to detail like over or under-sized clothing, if your shirt is tucked in or not, or how you stand out of the crowd.

Watch those nails

There is nothing worse than an old and chipped nail paint spotted by your interviewer. It's a small indicator that shows them you may have trouble keeping everything