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So I have an interview as a hcp (not doctor or high level) next week and beginning to panic about what I have bought for my interview.
I have read lots of threads that seem to suggest that a dress and cardigan is not smart enough...is this always so? <desparately hoping not!> I will be wearing very smart shoes etc.
I am very short, and after extensive searches I could not find a suit that would fit. Where I live there is no such thing as petite sections (alterations to cuffs and hems is offered but does not help when the body of blazers and shoulder positioning...rambling
Whats the position? I'm a senior nurse and had interviewees from HCA to staff nurse level wearing dress/cardigan outfits- no judgement, as long as they were clean, ironed, not too much flesh on show etc. Good luck to you!
Thank you everything the job is a Band 5/6, non-hospital position but will be wearing a uniform. I do feel slightly silly worrying about this, but really want the job so probably overthinking this a bit.
The dress is very demure, plain to the knee with a fairly high round neck. The cardigan is quite structure, same colour as dress, planning to wear a small tonal? scarf to inject a small bit of relief.
Uniform wearing HCP here ( 'tis nice not to have to worry too much about what I wear, as long as its clean and correct uniform, )
Hands. Clean nails, not too much jewellery (infection control) Maybe take a wipey freshen up in case your hands get clammy . You might be ok with nail polish depending on what your doing, but most hands on jobs are not.
And yes, they're interviwing you not your wardrobe but you need to be comfortable in what you wear, so nothing that you'll fidgit in. Like pesky labels that dig in .
Oh thank you lovely mumsnetters! Just letting out a sigh. I have spent the last couple of weekends going over my portfolio and doing background reading, getting excited about the prospect of working somewhere new .
Just panicked when I read threads about needing to be 'suited and booted', dh has kindly pointed out that I am not applying for a ceo role and that I look very smart in my chosen outfit.