Re: Inland Empire interview attire

Subject: Re: Inland Empire interview attire
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2015 13:56:47 -0700

If I were a prospective customer visiting a software shop and the
developers weren't dressed like developers, I'd worry that the company
might also be doing waterfall development based on 500-page technical
specs and measuring productivity in KLOCs.

On Fri, Jul 10, 2015 at 1:49 PM, Keith Hood <bus -dot- write -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> I want to see companies do Formal Friday. Nowadays, especially in IT
> companies, everyone dresses like flood survivors every day. I think there
> should be one day a week when the workforce proves its capable of wearing
> both socks the same color.
>
> One place I worked years ago, they had one of the company bigwigs coming in
> for meetings with us and an important client. The boss said we had to get
> neatened up, and everyone was freaking out. We had a bunch of programmers
> who were fresh out of college, first jobs they ever had, and they had
> absolutely no clue how to dress outside the student union building. Some of
> them, it was literally the first time in their lives they had ever had to
> shop for their own clothing. The results looked like a real-life Mike
> Meyers movie. I didn't know whether to laugh at them or cry for them.
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References:
Inland Empire interview attire: From: Mike Christie
Re: Inland Empire interview attire: From: Chris Morton
RE: Inland Empire interview attire: From: Lynne Wright
Re: Inland Empire interview attire: From: Chris Morton
Re: Inland Empire interview attire: From: Robert Lauriston
Re: Inland Empire interview attire: From: John G
Re: Inland Empire interview attire: From: Robert Lauriston
Re: Inland Empire interview attire: From: John G
RE: Inland Empire interview attire: From: Cardimon, Craig
Re: Inland Empire interview attire: From: Robert Lauriston
RE: Inland Empire interview attire: From: Fitzpatrick, Jacqueline
RE: Inland Empire interview attire: From: Alan Salo (Ariens Plant 1)
Re: Inland Empire interview attire: From: Keith Hood

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