I attended a workshop last month on Worker’s Compensation. Yes, I learned some things — but what I remember most was the attire of the female presenters. It immediately took me back to an article from Women of HR’s Krista Francis about frumpy women in the workplace.
Sitting there, I felt like some kind of HR Fashion-Goldilocks — and my porridge was frumpy, dumpy and lady lumpy!
Women in the workplace, especially HR, have to be mindful of the message we convey with the clothes we wear. What I loved about Krista’s article is her acknowledgement of clothing as an extension of your professional personality. That’s why this post gives honey to her.
No matter who you are, the goal is to be stylish in a way that makes you appear confident and competent and makes feel others comfortable being around you. If that isn’t the message your wardrobe is sending, you may want to make some changes.