News that a female candidate got sent home from an interview with Boots, for not dressing conservatively enough, has re-ignited debates surrounding sexist dress codes and advising candidates on how to appear at potential interviews.
Rosie Reilly, who interviewed at Boots Opticians in Richmond, was told by the interviewer: ““The second half of the interview takes place on the shop floor. However, I don’t think that you’re dressed conservatively enough to go on the shop floor, so we’ll arrange to do the second part of the interview another day.”
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