Prepare Your Work Wardrobe For A New Job By Scoping Out Your Future Boss

Nobody wants to spend tons of money on workplace attire, especially in light of how little wear it gets outside of office hours. If you're starting a new job, use these simple tricks to get your wardrobe up to speed cheaply.

Over at the financial blog The Simple Dollar a reader wrote in with a dilemma. Set to enter her first professional job after university she wanted to look the part without spending thousands on attire. They offered her some excellent advice, including:

Your best bet would be to dress at a level similarly to your boss, but not in a way that's miles beyond the workers at your level. In most workplaces, you're better off overdressing a bit than underdressing. The problem is that each workplace has something of a different definition of what "overdressing" and "underdressing" is and by finding out what your coworkers wear, you can get a bead on that right off the bat.

Indeed, it is far better to overdress and have your boss jokingly ask you if you're going to a formal dinner than to have him ask if you just got back from a rough camping trip. Check out the full article at the link below for more advice and stocking your wardrobe inexpensively.

Dressed for Success, the Frugal Way [The Simple Dollar]


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