Dress codes should not be encoded
June 12th, 2018 by hrsimple
Translation: lay it all out ahead of time (dress code pun) and be clear.
The Hartford Small Business Ahead blog provides five tips:
- Have an answer for "Why not?" other than "Because your Furoshikis* look silly"
- Send out reminders – like now, before the dress code begins to suffer the dreaded summer creep
- Be really specific – casual wear means different things to different people
- Understand the talking point do's and don'ts
- Have "The Talk"
Need a dress code policy? See our blog "Dress codes: who, what, wear" or login to your hrsimple.com HR Library.
* Disclaimer, I have a pair and they kinda do.
This blog was written by Mathew Parker at Fisher Phillips, which authors several of our resources. You can find the original here and their On the Front Lines Workplace Law Newsletter (which is excellent) here.
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