The old saying you only get one chance to make a first impression is something to remember when you are looking for employment. Your potential employer will get that first impression when you walk in to drop off your resume. That first impression of you can lead to an interview and a job, or it could lead to the employer discarding your resume. Here are three personal hygiene issues to take care of that will give you an advantage to getting that job you want.
1. Wash: This sounds like common sense, but you would be surprised how people can miss things. Make sure you wash your hands, have clean finger nails, wash your hair and make sure you are well groomed. Combed hair looks like you care about your self and gives employers the feeling you might care about your job.
2. Clean clothes: Wear clean clothes. If you, or people in your home smoke, maybe keep a set of interview cloths in a sealed bag (like a garbage bag) to keep the smell of stale smoke off your clothing. Avoid things like slogans on your tee shirts or clothes that are too revealing. Try to look like you are ready to go to work right now if you were asked.
3. Scents: Its okay to wear some colone