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Nursing Interview Attire - What to Wear to a Nursing Interview


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Question: Nursing Interview Attire - What to Wear to a Nursing Interview
What should I wear to a nursing interview? Can I wear scrubs?
Answer: This is a very common question regarding nurse interview attire. Typically, nursing candidates should wear professional interview attire, as opposed to wearing scrubs. A suit would be ideal, but if you are a new nurse or if you are applying for an entry-level position, you may be able to get by with a shirt and tie with slacks for men, or dress pants (or tailored skirt) and a blouse for women.

If you are applying for a management position or an advanced practice nursing position, a suit would be expected.

Whatever you wear, be sure that you appear neat and well-groomed. Clothes should be pressed, tailored, and preferably in neutral colors with a simple or traditional design. Keep accessories to a minimum as well.


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