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What beard to have during a job interview?

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What beard to have during a job interview? Through this article, here are all my tips for not making mistakes with your beard during a job interview.

 

The question we ask ourselves when we have a job interview is whether we should shave our beards or leave them. It is true that this is not a trivial question because, as we all know, the first impression we give is always the most important during a job interview. The first seconds are essential, they can decide your interlocutor to continue your application or not.

Here are my tips for how to wear a beard in a job interview.

Should you have a beard during a job interview?

 

This is a very important question because depending on the person you have in front of you during the job interview, it can be decisive. I would tend to give you the following advice:

  • if you know the name of the person who will interview you, try to find a photo of this person. If it's a man, see if he has a beard or mustache or not. If so, it will indicate that he is familiar with the beard and does not mind it. If not, then maybe he doesn't like beards (not everyone can be a pogonophile ). Even, that the beard is frowned upon in the company in which you pass your job interview.

  • if you do not know the name of the person who will receive you, then I invite you to try to find the photos (on Linkedin) of men who work in this company. Generally, companies are taking more and more photos of staff to put them in their organization chart. And people reuse them for their Linkedin profile. So, if you see men with beards, then it is tolerated and you will have no problem having a beard during your job interview. Take a good look, however, at the style of beard worn. If all men have 3-day beards , then maybe that means long beards are not welcome.

What style of beard during a job interview?

 

As you know, there are different types of beards, mainly characterized by their length. Here are some tips based on your beard

3 day beard for a job interview

If you have a 3-day beard, you will have to be very careful to make it look as good as possible for your job interview. Indeed if the hairs if the hairs of the 3-day beard during the job interview are too short, then the person in front of you may think that you have not shaved, as if it were a beard the next day. Basically, that you didn't take the time to take good care of yourself for this job interview. He may think that you are taking this interview lightly.

10 day beard for a job interview

If you have a 10-day beard , then you're going to have work!

  • your beard must be perfectly clean, both in terms of the outline of the beard, but also in terms of the size of the hairs. As we know, with the 10-day beard, some hairs can protrude from the beard, because they grow faster than the others. You must then perfectly trim your beard during the job interview so that they are all the same length.

  • if you have holes in your beard, do not hesitate to apply a beard balm to try to hide them.

The hipster beard for a job interview

If you have a hipster beard for a job interview, then it's make or break, depending on who's in front of you. In any case, here are some small rules that it would be good to respect:

  • draw the contours of your beard well, do not leave hairs here and there on the cheekbones in particular.

  • brush your beard well and make sure that all the hairs are perfectly disciplined. If the hairs go all over the place, then it could give a bad image of your daily organization.

Taking care of your beard for a job interview

 

If you want to have a beard for a job interview, you're going to have to present it in its best light. Indeed, the way your beard will be maintained will give information about you, your way of behaving. These tips are valid whatever the company in which you are going to apply and whatever the position. Even though it's a cool company and a position that allows for some eccentricity, there are rules you have to follow.

Wash your beard for a job interview

First, you will have to wash your beard for a job interview. It must be perfectly clear and clean to show your interlocutor that you are a good candidate, clean on him. Also :

  • wash your beard well with beard shampoo or beard soap ,

  • remove any beard dandruff you may have. Having it will not give a clean image of you and your interlocutor may stay focused on it.

  • moisturize your beard well in order to have a shiny beard. By putting a beard oil, you could also perfume your beard.

Trim your beard for a job interview

You must show your interlocutor that you are going to do a neat and impeccable job. You must show a flawless beard during your job interview.

 

  • draw the outline of your beard well. No beard hair should stick out over your cheekbones, and you should have a perfectly clean neck. Above all, avoid having chest hair and neck hair join together.

  • your beard must be perfectly trimmed. Take your beard trimmer before you go to your job interview in order to have perfectly homogeneous hair. This will be all the more true as your beard is long. If the position is really important and you want it, do not hesitate to go to a barber.

 

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