Published 09/03/12

Dressing for success not always easy to define

In this Providence Business News article about the “soft skills” employers seek in their new hires, Judy Clare, director of the Amica Center for Career Education, discusses the role played by a professional appearance and the challenges posed by a “business casual” dress code.

"I have a lot of employers talk about a problem with 'business casual,'" Clare told the PBN. She said that some students don't understand what the term means. "They forget the word 'business' is in there," she said.

Dressing professionally is one of the "soft skills" employers seek in their new hires, she said.

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