Workplace Dress Codes: What Tech Companies Teach Us about Attire and Attitudes

| November 29, 2018

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Thanks to shows like HBO’s Silicon Valley (not to mention real-life business leaders like Mark Zuckerberg) portraying hooded sweatshirts and jeans as the standard uniform of the tech industry, it’s become hard to imagine something as stuffy and old-fashioned as a dress code being enforced at your average technology company. Ironic tees and flip-flops set the Hollywood stereotype, with suits and ties nowhere to be seen outside of the boardroom.

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