Pantyhose and stockings will develop a run at the worst possible time. Keep an extra pair in your purse or briefcase.
The briefcase is a symbol of authority and the female applicant should carry one into the interview.
Do NOT bring both a purse and a briefcase into the interview.
Colors of briefcase can be brown, burgundy, navy or black.
Belts should match or complement the shoes you wear.
The belt is a functional item; if it is instantly noticeable, it is wrong.
Less is more.
Rings should be restricted to engagement or wedding bands, if applicable.
Earrings and necklace should be subdued and professional looking. No dangle or jangle to the earrings.
No ankle bracelet is acceptable.
No tattoos should be visible.
Take care never to appear overly made-up.
Eye makeup should be subtle.
Very little lipstick.
Bad breath, dandruff, body odor or dirty, unmanicured nails have the potential to undo all of your efforts at putting across a good first impression.