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A statement necklace adds individuality to an interview look. John Stennes/Grand Forks Herald.

Interview attire: ‘Conservatism is key’


GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Job interviews can stir a lot of nerves and anticipation of new possibilities, which can put clothing at the back of one’s mind. But employers around the Grand Forks area agree that the first impression is everything, and one’s clothing choices have a lot to do with it.

“Everything is about that first impression,” said Mickie Nakonechny, owner of True Colors. “You don’t want to overdo and you don’t want to under-do it.”

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Jasmine Maki
Jasmine Maki is a features reporter for Accent. Her main beats are arts and entertainment and life and style. She also occasionally covers health, family and TV.
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