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Attire

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 15, 2010 4:12 pm

What is the proper dress for a callback? Is a sport coat and tie sufficient or is the dark gray suit with tie more appropriate? Thanks.

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Re: Attire

Postby bk1 » Wed Sep 15, 2010 4:13 pm

Anything that hides your identity.

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Re: Attire

Postby reasonable_man » Wed Sep 15, 2010 4:15 pm

Anonymous User wrote:What is the proper dress for a callback? Is a sport coat and tie sufficient or is the dark gray suit with tie more appropriate? Thanks.


Is this a serious question?

Same attire as worn on the initial interview.

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Re: Attire

Postby Renzo » Wed Sep 15, 2010 7:19 pm

reasonable_man wrote:
Is this a serious question?

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Re: Attire

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 15, 2010 8:06 pm

full suit. are you kidding? i can't imagine a city or firm where anything less would be appropriate...


thought i'd share this story for kicks: girl at my school wore knee-high patent leather (aka super shiny) high heeled boots with a skirt, button-down, and a vest (no jacket) to our school's first day of oci. she stuck out like a sore thumb high-priced hooker, poor girl.

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Re: Attire

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 15, 2010 8:09 pm

Anonymous User wrote:full suit. are you kidding? i can't imagine a city or firm where anything less would be appropriate...


thought i'd share this story for kicks: girl at my school wore knee-high patent leather (aka super shiny) high heeled boots with a skirt, button-down, and a vest (no jacket) to our school's first day of oci. she stuck out like a sore thumb high-priced hooker, poor girl.


Penn? Girl going for a MRS degree?

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Re: Attire

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 15, 2010 8:13 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:full suit. are you kidding? i can't imagine a city or firm where anything less would be appropriate...


thought i'd share this story for kicks: girl at my school wore knee-high patent leather (aka super shiny) high heeled boots with a skirt, button-down, and a vest (no jacket) to our school's first day of oci. she stuck out like a sore thumb high-priced hooker, poor girl.


Penn? Girl going for a MRS degree?


indeed

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Re: Attire

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 15, 2010 8:16 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:full suit. are you kidding? i can't imagine a city or firm where anything less would be appropriate...


thought i'd share this story for kicks: girl at my school wore knee-high patent leather (aka super shiny) high heeled boots with a skirt, button-down, and a vest (no jacket) to our school's first day of oci. she stuck out like a sore thumb high-priced hooker, poor girl.


Penn? Girl going for a MRS degree?


indeed


Lol, nice girl though. Id date her.

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Re: Attire

Postby Renzo » Wed Sep 15, 2010 8:28 pm

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Lol, nice girl though. Id date her.

Sounds like you'll need to get a good job first.

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Re: Attire

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 15, 2010 10:28 pm

Business formal.

However, I knew one firm I was interviewing with was super-casual (i.e. t-shirts, shorts, flip flops to work), so I wore a pantsuit instead of a skirt suit since they said business casual. However, they refused to go to lunch with me unless I removed my jacket and left it behind. This was an IP firm in San Diego, though.

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Re: Attire

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 15, 2010 10:31 pm

I have a quinn callback coming up. they "strongly suggest" "business casual" attire at the callback... but that's quinn for you.

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Re: Attire

Postby romothesavior » Wed Sep 15, 2010 10:40 pm

Go with whatever they told you to wear. If they didn't direct you on what to wear, wear a suit. Navy or charcoal.

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Re: Attire

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 15, 2010 10:54 pm

Anonymous User wrote:full suit. are you kidding? i can't imagine a city or firm where anything less would be appropriate...


thought i'd share this story for kicks: girl at my school wore knee-high patent leather (aka super shiny) high heeled boots with a skirt, button-down, and a vest (no jacket) to our school's first day of oci. she stuck out like a sore thumb high-priced hooker, poor girl.



Very classy comment...jealous much? I thought we were finally out of high school...

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Re: Attire

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 15, 2010 11:44 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:full suit. are you kidding? i can't imagine a city or firm where anything less would be appropriate...


thought i'd share this story for kicks: girl at my school wore knee-high patent leather (aka super shiny) high heeled boots with a skirt, button-down, and a vest (no jacket) to our school's first day of oci. she stuck out like a sore thumb high-priced hooker, poor girl.



Very classy comment...jealous much? I thought we were finally out of high school...

At no point will people stop commenting on a person whose dress is completely out of place, be it high school, law school, or a firm. Get used to it.

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Re: Attire

Postby rayiner » Wed Sep 15, 2010 11:58 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:full suit. are you kidding? i can't imagine a city or firm where anything less would be appropriate...


thought i'd share this story for kicks: girl at my school wore knee-high patent leather (aka super shiny) high heeled boots with a skirt, button-down, and a vest (no jacket) to our school's first day of oci. she stuck out like a sore thumb high-priced hooker, poor girl.



Very classy comment...jealous much? I thought we were finally out of high school...


Tits or GTFO.

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Re: Attire

Postby Mike12188 » Thu Sep 16, 2010 12:03 am

rayiner wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:full suit. are you kidding? i can't imagine a city or firm where anything less would be appropriate...


thought i'd share this story for kicks: girl at my school wore knee-high patent leather (aka super shiny) high heeled boots with a skirt, button-down, and a vest (no jacket) to our school's first day of oci. she stuck out like a sore thumb high-priced hooker, poor girl.



Very classy comment...jealous much? I thought we were finally out of high school...


Tits or GTFO.


literally LOLed

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Re: Attire

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 16, 2010 12:18 am

my pops used to be hiring partner at a firm and wore jeans to interviews. he once hired a kid who showed up in jeans. wear jeans.

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Re: Attire

Postby Mike12188 » Thu Sep 16, 2010 12:35 am

Anonymous User wrote:my pops used to be hiring partner at a firm and wore jeans to interviews. he once hired a kid who showed up in jeans. wear jeans.


I give credit where credit is due, but this was a sorry attempt at humor

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Re: Attire

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 16, 2010 12:45 am

Anonymous User wrote:my pops used to be hiring partner at a firm and wore jeans to interviews. he once hired a kid who showed up in jeans. wear jeans.


haha yea, i guess. but true story. the kid stood out (though by accident because something went wrong to cause him to wear jeans).

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Re: Attire

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 16, 2010 12:48 am

This person probably has multiple callbacks as well. It's people like this that kill me.

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Re: Attire

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 16, 2010 1:01 am

Anonymous User wrote:This person probably has multiple callbacks as well. It's people like this that kill me.

depends on the interviews. females probably shut that down immediately.

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Re: Attire

Postby chup » Thu Sep 16, 2010 8:31 am

Hey guys should I wear underwear to my callback or should I go commando? I hear Quinn wants boxer-briefs.

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Re: Attire

Postby bmontminy » Thu Sep 16, 2010 10:16 am

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:my pops used to be hiring partner at a firm and wore jeans to interviews. he once hired a kid who showed up in jeans. wear jeans.


haha yea, i guess. but true story. the kid stood out (though by accident because something went wrong to cause him to wear jeans).


Martin Frohm: What would you say if man walked in here with no shirt, and I hired him? What would you say?
Christopher Gardner: He must have had on some really nice pants.




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