Stand Out, Don’t Stick Out

Created by: Ashley Pinney, 2011-2012 Career Fellow

Dress for Success, Dress to Impress, Avoid Being a Hot Mess.

However you say it, it is important to wow potential employers not only by what you say but also by what you wear. On Tuesday, Marianne and I attended the Dress for Success workshop put on by representatives from Brooks Brothers.

Representatives from Brooks Brothers

There is a plethora of information about what to wear and how to wear it. Check out the Syms Dress to Achieve website for information on how to dress well for career fairs, interviews, workdays, etc. Remember, it is important to stand out, not stick out.


Author: Ashley Pinney

I am a Career Counseling Fellow at Elon University. The position is a post-graduate fellowship with an emphasis on providing career counseling services to students through individual meetings and co-facilitation of transition classes, as well as collaborating with residence life to develop career-related programing.

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