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This is not to say that you need to go out and buy a whole new wardrobe. Go for quality over quantity. One or two well-chosen business suits will serve you all way to first day on job and beyond. Then, when you are making some money (and have a chance to see what standard "uniform" is for company), you can begin to round out your wardrobe. For now, no one will fault you for wearing same sharp outfit each time you interview. If you desire some variety within a limited budget, you might consider varying your shirt/blouse/tie/accessories as a simple way to change your look without breaking your wallet.
5. Leave a lasting impression.
There are two simple steps you can take to make a lasting impression after your interview and greatly increase your odds of success.
The first is to call interviewer to thank them for their time. If possible, you may want to add additional information which was not discussed in interview. An example would be: "I understand from speaking with receptionist that Microsoft Office is your corporate software standard. I just wanted to mention that I'm also fully proficient in each of tools in Office suite." This phone call should ideally take place same day. If you are unable to reach interviewer directly, leave a voicemail message.
The second activity is to immediately write interviewer a short note, thanking them for their time and reemphasizing your interest in position. Then do your best to get it to them as quickly as possible. E-mail it, fax it, hand deliver it, messenger it, use overnight mail, whatever. But be sure they have it before end of following day. Ideally, you want to get it in their hands by end of day of interview or first thing following morning. Why? Because quicker your letter arrives, greater likelihood of affecting a positive impact. A thank you note provides an opportunity to thank interviewer for his or her time, and one last chance to express interest in position and reinforce why you are right person for it.
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