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post #1 of 4 Old 08-12-2011, 11:20 PM Thread Starter
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Job interview at a barn- appropriate clothing?

I've been asking around, emailing, calling, etc, trying to find a job in a stable of some sort. Should it pay off, and I score an interview, what would be appropriate to wear?

I've always been taught you want to dress nice for an interview, no matter what it's for. But at a stable? Jeans and a nice shirt? I want to make a good impression, obviously!

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post #2 of 4 Old 08-12-2011, 11:30 PM
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I would treat it just like any other job interview and dress professionally.

If I was a BO or someone looking to hire someone to help around my barn, I would consider someone who came to an interview professionally dressed over someone who came in even nice jeans and a nice shirt.
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post #3 of 4 Old 08-12-2011, 11:40 PM
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I wouldn't dress up too much. A nice polo shirt and a pair of black pants (not sweats, but not dress pants) should do the trick.
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post #4 of 4 Old 08-13-2011, 12:42 AM
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I've always followed the axiom of dressing like you would if you were actually showing up for work at that place. Show up for a job mucking stalls in a business suit is going to get you placed in the to prissy to work here club. Wearing a nice button up shirt/polo, blue jeans and boots would more appropiate for a barn job.
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