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"My friends walked right past me. They didn't know it was me."
•Shave! Or if you have a beard, trim it neatly.
•Look well-groomed; get a haircut.
Unless it's a highly creative job, flip-flops, jeans and gym shoes are out.
•Tuck in your shirt (men and women).
•Details count. Polished shoes, pressed shirt and pants; a belt.
•Suit and tie for the interview but then dress like your co-workers.
•If pants touch the ground, get them hemmed (most dry cleaners can help).
•Shirts look best when professionally laundered.
•Tattoos should be covered; remove facial piercings.
•When shopping, always ask if there's a discount with your student ID.
His new outfit: Pants, $98.50; shirt, $79.50; reversible black/brown belt, $59, all Banana Republic. His own shoes. Total: $237