On day 2 of our how to act on your first (or really, any) job, today we’ll address dress codes.
My company never cared about this, but most still do. The easiest way to get yourself negative attention is to show up under-dressed by your employer’s standards.
How do you prevent this? If you didn’t notice the way people were dressed during your interview(s), as awkward as it sounds the best thing to do is to simply ask for guidance from the person offering you a job. If that… opportunity passes, call and ask your interviewer, HR (if the company is big enough) or really anyone who picks up.
Two seconds of discomfort is well worth the comfort of being appropriately attired.