"Do you suggest a suit and tie for Zoom/video interviews?"
Part 2: "Thus far I've leaned towards staying casual, but I'm curious as to your opinion based on your suggestion to try to make it as close to in-person as possible."
> This question was asked in response to a LinkedIn post about Zoom etiquette. My answer:
If you notice in my post I said it should not be "much" different on Zoom compared to in person. So in general I would say to at least try to make it close. I think its a mistake to go totally casual on a zoom interview, because there's a chance that it might not look good to your interviewer.
So my final answer is - go with a jacket and dress shirt at minimum, and consider wearing a tie as well - i.e. at least close to what you would do in person.
I know of someone who wore a jacket and tie to a zoom interview where everyone was dressed very casually. That may be a little awkward, but it's not a mark against you. Way better to have that than the other way around.
I think if you went with jacket and dress shirt and no tie, you would still be formal enough without the risk of WAY out-dressing everyone else and feeling awkward.
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