Well dressed staff taken more seriously at work

By SiliconIndia   |   Wednesday, 19 May 2010, 10:30 Hrs   |    47 Comments
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Well dressed staff taken more seriously at work
Bangalore: According to a survey conducted by Team Lease, a staffing company, about 89 percent of respondents feel that the style of dressing has a long-term impact on the overall image of an individual. Three fourth of the respondents felt that well dressed people are taken more seriously at work place as compared to those with crumpled sleeves and faded collars.

However, 69 percent of respondents, both male and female, felt attire has a direct impact on sexual harassment faced by women at the work place. On a similar note, 72 percent respondents feel that focus shifts from work when women frequently wear skirts and tops at workplace. But only 53 percent of respondents in Bangalore felt that way and over 80 percent agreed to it in Kolkatta and Ahmedabad.

Also, breaking the myth of female vanity, the survey revealed that 74 percent felt men spend as much time, if not more, focussing on grooming as women. Coming to implementing a dress code at work place, 47 percent felt it was necesssary. More than half the respondents in Kolkatta and Pune opined that it enhanced work productivity. In IT domain, 53 percent considered implementing dress code is strict but necessary.

Overall 44 per cent respondents' organisations have a strict dress code. Sixty six per cent of organisations in Chennai and 59 per cent in Mumbai have a strict dress code. Overall 54 per cent respondents feel that incompetent/average performer cover up with meticulous dressing and accessories. Overall 44 per cent felt that formal dressing applied to only senior manager and client interfacing employees. The respondents included employees across cities of Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune between the age group of 21-45 years across industries.

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