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Beta1
23-05-2005, 21:13:45
Have my interview on thursday for the PGCE course.

Undecided over what to wear.

Could wear a suit but maybe thats too business like. esp if tutors turn out to be beard and leather elbow patch types.

Could do trousers/tie/jumper sort of thing.

Or something else.

?

Japher
23-05-2005, 21:19:56
Do the suit.

Provost Harrison
23-05-2005, 21:50:00
Ditto. Do the suit, look your best...

People always make this mistake about looking 'too formal' for an interview. It is crap - dress to impress...

Japher
23-05-2005, 22:29:44
It shows how much you want the job

My dad says "You gotta make the team, before you get to wear the uniform."

Beta1
23-05-2005, 22:36:29
right.... No idea what japhers dad means but I get the message from the rest of you!

So suit it is, better go and iron my shirt!

zmama
23-05-2005, 22:40:19
suit

Provost Harrison
23-05-2005, 22:40:45
you sir!

MOBIUS
23-05-2005, 22:49:07
Arrgh!

*Sound of MOBIUS keeling over onto the floor*:p

Yeah, you can never be too formal for these things, but then I would go smart/caj for this sort of thing...

Spartak@work
23-05-2005, 23:17:02
Yeah, go suit. Add leather patches to the elbows if you like.

Cruddy
23-05-2005, 23:41:52
Suits YOU, sir! Suits YOU!

They won't care. Just so long as you can tie your shoelaces and don't dribble.

Qaj the Fuzzy Love Worm
24-05-2005, 00:42:23
You can look too formal. I wouldn't think turning up for an interview for a McJob wearing a suit would go down all that well. But for white-collar work, go the suit!

Sir Penguin
24-05-2005, 01:03:41
Yup, unless they tell you to wear something else. I had an interview last week and when the guy called to schedule, he expressly said to wear casual.

SP

mr.G
24-05-2005, 06:14:45
Maybe SP can lend you his awesome tie.

Funko
24-05-2005, 09:49:50
Originally posted by Beta1
right.... No idea what japhers dad means but I get the message from the rest of you!

So suit it is, better go and iron my shirt!

Japher's dad means - it doesn't matter what the dress code is for the job, you have to get the job before you can wear it.

Suit!

Drekkus
24-05-2005, 10:04:30
Originally posted by mr.G
Maybe SP can lend you his awesome tie. Or his snake, to tie around your neck. It would certainly be something different.

Sir Penguin
24-05-2005, 10:08:52
I'd be up for that.

SP

Drekkus
24-05-2005, 10:13:01
I bet you would. Do you get it wet now and then these days?

Lazarus and the Gimp
24-05-2005, 10:42:55
Suit. Regardless of what the interviewer might wear, it shows respect for the situation.

mr.G
24-05-2005, 10:47:44
Originally posted by Drekkus
I bet you would. Do you get it wet now and then these days?
huh, what kind of question is that?

zmama
24-05-2005, 10:52:41
Drekkus must think a lot about SP's snake :D

Drekkus
24-05-2005, 10:58:35
Originally posted by mr.G
huh, what kind of question is that? http://www.counterglow.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=13580&highlight=snake

mr.G
24-05-2005, 11:04:39
damn good thread

want a snake, want a snake

Drekkus
24-05-2005, 11:12:34
badger badger badger badger

Gary
24-05-2005, 11:12:57
Do something else.

Like spy on whether the tutors turn out to be beard and leather elbow patch types.

Called preparation ;)

Sir Penguin
24-05-2005, 21:46:11
Originally posted by Drekkus
I bet you would. Do you get it wet now and then these days?
No, this is my first summer in Victoria in a couple years, and I haven't been in heat enough to bring out the snake.

SP

Provost Harrison
24-05-2005, 21:50:38
Originally posted by Funko
Japher's dad means - it doesn't matter what the dress code is for the job, you have to get the job before you can wear it.

Suit!

Absolutely - I never dress formally at work but it would be impractical anyway working in a laboratory...

mr.G
24-05-2005, 21:54:14
are you a rat?

Provost Harrison
24-05-2005, 21:55:23
I will be when I get my promotion :beer:

mr.G
24-05-2005, 21:56:37
cool, free food and drugs and all.

Japher
24-05-2005, 21:56:50
We actually use Guinea Pigs here, to my surprise.

My wife uses rats.

Provost Harrison
24-05-2005, 21:58:06
Don't be so hard on yourself Japher ;)

I used to use rats when I did my stuff on animals...

MoSe
25-05-2005, 08:44:27
this rat?