dmammone at muskingum.edu
Sun Nov 2 04:50:32 EST 2008
Yes. Unfortunately, it didn't last long.
Dan Mammone CBRE, CBNT
From: sbe-bounces at sbe.org [mailto:sbe-bounces at sbe.org] On Behalf Of Frank
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Subject: Re: [SBE] Suits
But did you get the job ?
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On Sun, 2 Nov 2008 01:52:39 -0500 "Dan Mammone" <dmammone at muskingum.edu>
>2 years ago, I was flown in for an interview and met with the DoE and VP of
>Tech Operations [DoE's boss]. I wore a suit... The VP said I was
>overdressed, and the DoE said it's good to know that you're not afraid to
>wear a suit when appropriate.
>Dan Mammone CBRE, CBNT
>From: sbe-bounces at sbe.org [mailto:sbe-bounces at sbe.org] On Behalf Of Bob
>Sent: Sunday, November 02, 2008 1:54 AM
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>Subject: Re: [SBE] Suits
>I remember when soliciting one of my first contracts that I went in suit
>and tie to impress. I got the contract, but the GM said we expect you
>to get dirty, so come to work in jeans or other clothing that you don't
>mind getting messed up.
>Henry M. Seiden wrote:
>> If I'm doing installation work anywhere, I wear the appropriate clothing
>> for that job and no one seems to have a problem.
>> If meeting in an office environment however, I dress to fit in. If I
>> don't know what their clothing / dress code is (example: manager wear
>> suits, worker-bees wear office casual, etc.) then a tie, business slacks
>> and business shoes.
>> General rule- dress for the people you are going to be meeting or a
>> small step up to impress.
>> Henry S.
>> On Nov 1, 2008, at 10:29 , chscherer at everestkc.net wrote:
>>> I often hear complaints that engineers are not given the respect they
>>> deserve. It starts with the individual. It's true that business casual
>>> dress is accepted in many offices now, although there are times when
>>> it is appropriate to wear a suit. If you look like a janitor you'll be
>>> treated as a janitor.
>>> We are also all aware that wearing a suit to fix the transmitter makes
>>> no sense either. You might need to change your clothes during the day
>>> depending on the tasks that day. I have a friend who keeps disposable
>>> coveralls on hand when he has to get dirty. He wears a tie to work
>>> every day.
>>> For some, the heavy-work attire may be acceptable. For others,
>>> dressing like the other managers may be essential to earning respect.
>>> From: Cowboy <curt at spam-o-matic.net>
>>>> And I'd disagree !
>>>> They look like high-dollar, professional, front office engineers.
>>>> Too many of us look like low-dollar, back shop, handy-men too often.
>>>> Just an opinion..........
>>>> ( ask your favorite successful salesman )
>>>> Jon Frank wrote:
>>>>> I love those guys in the suits. They look like they work at a
>>>> funeral home.
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