Is it okay to go to a job interview in my sweat pants?

There are no laws against sweatpants, but that doesn't mean they're a good idea. A job interview is a lot like a sales pitch. Only here you're not selling a product, but rather yourself (not literally, of course). That means the packaging is also taken into account. Otherwise, Apple would sell their iPhones in a plastic bag.

Did you know that picking the right outfit for each situation is also a soft skill? The soft skills professional appearance is one of the 7 most important ones according to employers.

That doesn't mean you have to dress like you're going to a gala event each time you're going to a job interview. That would deflect the attention from your skills and experience. For a job interview, it's best to pick an outfit that is smart but modest, but still comfortable for you.

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