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Everyone knows salary, benefits and potential for career advancement are just a few of the factors that determine whether or not candidates accept job offers. But according to our survey, job hunters are also looking very closely at dress codes when figuring out if they'll be a good fit.
More than half of those surveyed said a company's dress code is either very important or moderately important when it comes to accepting a job offer. That includes people on both sides of the dress code debate.
One person said he judges the productivity and seriousness of the company by how they handle the dress code, saying "A lax dress code reflects on the lax office work ethic." But another man said "If my potential future employer and co-workers are going to be more concerned about the kind of shoes I have or the suit I wear than the quality of my work, then I am much less inclined to want to accept a position there."