plain black Vans for SWE interview

Nov 23, 2019 11 Comments

is it ok to wear plain black Vans sneakers for a Software Engineer interview in Denver?


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TOP 11 Comments
  • E*Trade / Finance cbEV72
    I’d pass on you if you wore vans but didn’t come with a skateboard. I don’t like posers and pretenders
    Nov 23, 2019 3
    • AT&T / Eng watrmln
      I’ll wear the vans. How about you hold my skateboard when I whiteboard?
      Nov 23, 2019
    • Quanergy Systems p2p2b2c
      you must whiteboard while on the skateboard
      Nov 23, 2019
    • E*Trade / Finance cbEV72
      I can’t hold two 🛹 🛹 , mate
      Nov 24, 2019
  • If it’s not snowing, yes
    Nov 23, 2019 0
  • Microsoft h.a.l.l.
    Isn't that expected?
    Nov 23, 2019 0
  • Amazon / Eng Chad🕶
    I'd say what you wear is more determined on the company you're interviewing for, than the location
    Nov 23, 2019 0
  • Google / Eng cloudy sky
    I literally wore plain black vans during my interviews.
    Nov 23, 2019 1
    • Travelport / Eng buttnpushr
      Why would this even stick out as a detail to remember? It's as mundane as it gets
      Nov 23, 2019
  • Google fancythat
    Your interviewer is unlikely to consider your shoes unless they are particularly loud, which black Vans aren't. Mostly they're considering your ability to get the job done.
    Nov 23, 2019 0
  • Google no_you
    Vans? I thought it's Merrell in Denver. Or at least allbirds.
    Nov 23, 2019 0


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