Outfits That Will Seal That Job Interview

We know how tough this past year has been, especially because of COVID. So in light of that we want to help you to prep for any new job interview you have upcoming with the help and advice from top Female CEOs.

Choosing that job interview outfit can often be more nerve-wracking than going to the actual job interview! To be honest there is no right or wrong way to dress but there is certainly a key part in dressing your best to leave a lasting first-impression.

Take a look below at what some of the top female CEOs in South Africa think when it comes to dressing for a interview.

Kirsty Chadwick – CEO of The Training Room Online 

According to Kirsty she advises one to dress professionally and wear clothes that make you feel confident and comfortable because at the end of the day it is not all about what you wear, but rather how you present yourself. When it comes to the interview Kirsty suggests you do a background check prior, find out about the organisation you’re meeting with and what they do. Always remember first impressions matter most and aren’t just limited to what you wear, so don’t forget to bring along your smile.

Matsi Modise – CEO of Fuhraha Afrika Holdings 

Matsi suggests that how you present yourself speaks volumes about who you are and who you aspire to become. Her perfect interview outfit is bold colours, well-fitted dress paired with comfortable pumps and studded earnings and a watch as accessories. According to Matsi when it comes to a professional setting less is alway more, so rather be simple and stylish while keeping it classy.

Zakiyyah Smailovic – CEO of House of Zs

According to The House of Zs CEO being well-groomed is essential because you are not only representing yourself but will potentially be representing the company that is representing you in the near future. Zakiyyah works in the fashion industry and suggest a cute interview outfit would be a cute dress paired with a pair of chic heels.

Here are 5 tips to follow when walking into your next job interview: 

  1. Express your passion
  2. Don’t undersell your expertise
  3. Sell your experience
  4. Focus on your positive
  5. Convey your integrity

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With these tips you will be sealing that next job interview in a matter of no time.

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