Haircut for men in job interviews

Jan 9 25 Comments

My hair is quite long now and has been termed 'wild' once or twice. I'm in the process of interviewing now for hardware engineering and was wondering if this will be an issue for f2f interviews or if I need to cut it.

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  • Juniper / Eng bluerize
    No one cares about your looks afaik.
    Jan 9 6
    • New
      JaneMcPop

      New

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      Harvard Business Publishing, Dick's Sporting Goods
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      JaneMcPopmore
      Hah! You must be white af to say that
      Jan 9
    • Juniper / Eng bluerize
      Lol. I'm Indian and problem ugly af.
      Jan 9
    • Qualcomm / Eng dynasty001
      @juniper if youve a significant other, probably youre not as ugly as you think :-)
      Jan 9
    • Juniper / Eng bluerize
      Thank you bro. Good vibes today on blind.
      Jan 9
    • Qualcomm / Eng dynasty001
      Now that means i am ugly cuz i dont have a SO :-(
      Jan 9
    • Juniper / Eng bluerize
      That just means you are lucky.
      Jan 9
  • Microsoft Micr0s0ft
    Half of your interviewers will look like shit. They could care less about your hair and look. Though they might care if you look really good.
    Jan 9 2
    • Amazon what¿
      Interviewers already have the job, they have nothing to lose there.

      I agree that it 'should not' matter, but why intensionally handicap yourself?

      If the hair is sloppy or generally bad grooming for a scheduled, planned interview, then what subtle message does that give about organizational skills and even your code organization.
      Jan 9
    • Mist Systems Ollly
      Rms eats his toe fungus what does that say about his code organization
      Jan 9
  • Microsoft UMbR31
    Me: 9 to 5 hauling home mortgage paying software engineer

    Barber: Say no more fam
    Jan 9 0
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    ' Airbnb

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    ' Airbnbmore
    Get the Drake cut
    Jan 9 0
  • Clover Health / Eng doenfh
    Just make sure you smell decent and all is well.
    Jan 9 2
    • Microsoft curioususr
      And please please please don't use the whole bottle of your favorite perfume!!
      Jan 9
    • Clover Health / Eng doenfh
      👆👆👆 agree. Everything in moderation.
      Jan 10
  • Amazon what¿
    Long wild hair? This is the latest syle at the barbershops
    Jan 9 1
  • OP
    Is the legolas style acceptable?
    Jan 9 1
    • Intel UGeJ58
      It's not terrible for an interview, but that style should be put up in a man bun.

      I have a friend who has that style and rocks the man bun for professional interviews. I can tell you that it definitely makes him look more put together for a judgmental stranger.
      Jan 9
  • Microsoft curioususr
    Don't forget to wash your hair.
    Jan 9 1
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      JaneMcPop

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      With bleach
      Jan 9
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  • Intel UGeJ58
    If it is long, rock the man bun. Seriously, even if you never put it in a man bun. It shows at least some amount of preparation and organization. The hair length wont get you, but looking like you came from the sidewalk will
    Jan 9 1
    • Intel UGeJ58
      Also don't slack and try putting it in a man bun a couple days before the interview so you aren't a complete noob.
      Jan 9
  • New / Other
    Tarot

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    Man bun or gtfo
    Jan 9 0

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