Can you score some points at an interview simply because of the way that you are dressed? Yes. Yes, you can. In fact, Executive Coach and all-round HR expert David Mills says that it is impressive when a candidate dresses for the job. In Ghana here, it is difficult to feel comfortable for an interview in anything other than formal clothes. However, David says that no hiring committee will hold it against you when you dress the part. You have to know the place that you’re interviewing for though.
Banking, Consultation or Law Firms
When you are interviewing for institutions like these or institutions that are generally old-fashioned, it is best to wear more traditional interview clothes. That would be your shirt, trousers and a tie.