CHAPTER FIVE HOW TO DRESS FOR SUCCESS Success and how we dress goes hand in hand. As employers typically look out for certain traits in making their decision either to employ, promote, demote or terminate the appointment of an employee, so does anyone wanting to do business with you. Your first impression is key and have the ability to effect subsequent meetings or encounters. To dress for success simply means dressing for the right profession. The clothes you wear reflect your personality as it speaks much about who you are and how you do business.
The dress code could say all students need to wear a shirt with fabric in the front, back and sides under the arms and pant/ jeans or the equivalent. Less strict dress codes would make everyone happy and schools should have less protests about
There should be dress codes in places such as school, restaurants, and places of business because dress codes create positive impressions, they help avoid with various problems, and they make a safer environment. There should be dress codes because dress codes create positive impressions. Businesses need to find clients to make money. Businesses with dress codes will have better impressions with customers. In schools students might wear a school uniform.
The dress codes go against the laws of the United States. Dress codes help students be appropriate but it can also be too much. There are many ups and downs for dress codes they are helpful and have rules, positive, and are negative . Although some people dislike dress codes they are very helpful with guidelines. When you are a younger child and wear appropriate clothing you will grow older to wear appropriate clothes.
There have been discussions about dress codes for schools, specifically for public high schools. There needs to be a reasonable dress code in our schools. It has been shown that dress codes make schools safer by reducing the amount of gang violence and recruitment. They also improve learning by enforcing comfortable decent clothing. Some people who are not in favor of dress codes say dress codes should not be put in place in publicly funded schools because they limit a student’s freedom of expression.
The current regulations with the dress code prohibit the freedom of expression and limit diversity (Haynes 3). As a result, the dress code lowers students’ self esteem, confidence, and decision making in the community. Furthermore, a lack of self confidence and decision making halts progress for individuals to make certain decisions such as leading a group from an uncertain circumstance instead following rules that prohibit what to wear for a job (“Should Schools Have Dress Codes?” 2). Because of these reasons, students becoming decisive individuals in the future that will impact our democracy with their new ideas will we questionable and hazy. Additionally, it is important to note that the students that the school prepares for is ready to become successful and independent thinkers and not just followers of some limiting factors such as dress code policies and “arbitrary rules” (Robson 3).
To begin, dress code is typically a set of rules that gives a detailed list to what you can and can not wear. Dress code is very common in places such as offices, workplaces, and schools. Having a dress code in offices and workplaces isn’t a problem because it makes the workers dress appropriate and represent the company. Although people can argue that dress code in schools does the same thing as workplaces and offices, there is a lot of controversy. Dress code and uniform policies in schools hasn’t always been a problem, because clothing used to be simple and plain.
Having a dress code sends a negative message that a person self-identity doesn 't matter and all that matters is focusing on their education. While that is the ultimate goal, to be successful in life is not to conform but to adapt as well. A majority of jobs in our society allow for one to express themselves by what they wear. Dress code takes away people 's personality that they put in their clothes they wear in everyday
Why We Shouldn’t Have A Dress Code? Students should be able to wear whatever kind of cloths they want to school because its freedom of expression. There shouldn’t be a dress code mainly because some people can’t afford the clothes the school wants the students to wear. Then there parents would have to worry about there kids getting in trouble at school. The kids should be able to dress the way they want and not have to worry about buying clothes you can’t even wear to school.
The uniformity of clothing can repress creativity and students might feel limited by the choice made by the dress code. Strict uniform policy might create a mob thinking pattern: “ School uniforms teach students that it is more important to think and act like a group instead of thinking and acting like an individual” (Vitanna 4). To override a student’s