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We asked about office dress codes and boy did you answer. Loudly. Nearly 4,600 people responded to our survey and proved dress codes are, and always will be, a hot topic that gets fairly contentious in a hurry.
Dress codes---whether to have them, what clothing should be allowed/prohibited and how to implement them---will all vary depending on the atmosphere of the individual companies. A small beachside surf and skate shop will likely be more informal than three-piece suits worn by employees at a Fortune 500 company.
But whether your ideal job consists of T-shirt and jeans or strictly formal business wear, our survey results indicate people make assumptions about work ethic, intelligence and professionalism based on how others are dressed while at the office.