It’s suit up or ship out at work as casual days become less popular | News.com.au
“The GFC has changed things for employees and they are having to sharpen up,” she said.”Dress-down Fridays are certainly not as common as they used to be. The feedback we constantly get from clients is that for those people who are serious about their careers, what they wear to work is important.”
AMP economist Shane Oliver said because of the uncertain economic times people were dressing more formally because they were worried about their jobs.
“Much of the dressing-down trend started with the IT sector in the 1990s, but as that declined many thought what is good for the IT sector is not appropriate for the broader industry.
Strange Random Dress Code Quote:
“I don’t care about that dress code. When you always look good, it’s not a problem.” – Peja Stojakovic
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Posted on February 13, 2012, in Article and tagged Australia, Casual, Casual Friday, Dress code, Employment, Formal wear, Friday, Hays plc, Late-2000s financial crisis. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.