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PollyParrot23
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I have an interview in a couple of weeks for a placement and the email says the interview will be 'reasonably informal'. What does that mean? What sort of thing do I wear? There's a chance I may be outdoors in the middle of December as part of this interview so I need something that can cater to several hours of travel, being interview appropriate AND outdoors appropriate (a smart coat would obviously suit all of the above but what about footwear?!)

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Where’s this for?
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Where’s this for?
It's for a wildlife conservation trust, the role would be practical park management. I don't really want to arrive looking like a high maintenance princess when they're looking for people who can work outdoors in all weather and I'd regularly be dirty and muddy and sweaty, but I also don't want to underdress and be too casual or informal.
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Perhaps wear a formal trousers with a nice blouse and some boots?
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(Original post by PollyParrot23)
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Clean and smart but outdoor footwear or wellies in a bag would be fine.You can pretty much guarantee your interviewer will be in a plaid shirt or polo shirt and a sweatshirt/wooly jumper. You need to be slightly smarter than that but you don't need to be in a suit or even office clothing. Something like chinos, a cotton collared shirt, jumper and a body warmer with clean outdoor leather/canvas shoes or clean walking boots would be fine. Too casual wudl be jeans with holes and muddy coat and shoes.
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just think "what would Kate wear ?"

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