You Say Snobby, I Say That Dressing Like 52nd and Madison Pays Dividends in NYC

I give the younger job seeker the bad news after 10min. of speaking with him.  He’s dressed no better than the manager whom he is interviewing with.  When interviewing, dress shoes aren’t supposed to be walking shoes. 

Well, sure the sales manager whom these job applicants interview with has a $60 shirt, etc. and that’s really expensive for these graduates graduates. 

Therefore, all the younger job seeker spends the $60 like the sales manager….in time, they become that sales manager and stop there – that is where their career can take them. 

But, unassuming to most, the CEO’s all shop at places like Pravda 52 at Madison where things are not sold in bulk, though when I go in, the owner a very nice gentlemen named Phil has clothing that stands out.  

“Ok, ok.  As a young professional and job seeker, you don’t feel comfortable standing out with?” That is fine.  Pharmacy and dentistry wear uniforms.  Go do that.

But, if this persuasion thing were really true why would they wear white and blue, they are not pretty?

No.  Those colours are nothing special.   It’s just that all pharyngitis wear the same thing it’s like a sheet. Look closer says my buddy, Amanda  who is the head pharmacist at Duane Reade on 85th St. and 2nd NY, NY.  The whiter your dress, the cl earner you appear to the potential client and the sickly.  

There is competition there, it just comes in a different shade of persuasion.  Competition is part of life and the more money you earn in sales, recruitment or whatever job you do, it just gets more fierce. 

Well, younger job seekers, life is about persuasion.  You may hate it, but were just human beings…who have to stop hitting the bar and start dressing nicerl 

Ken Sundheim is the President of KAS Placement Los Angeles Headhunters Chicago Recuruitng  

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