“Dress for the …

“Dress for the job you want, not the job you have.”

Oh really? Let’s play out this recommendation in real life. Let’s say the job I want is that of an eccentric billionaire…and the job I have is lifeguard at the local pool. Well I gotta tell you, it’s going to be increasingly difficult to tread water in this three piece suit and top hat. See, the problem with this stupid quote is that it assumes the job you have is somewhere in the realm of the job you want. But assuming your goal in life is not to become manager at whatever depressing hourly wage job you’re stuck at this summer, dressing for the job you actually want is more likely to get you fired than promoted. They’re not coming to the strip club to see you dressed as a kindergarten teacher. Wait. Nevermind, bad example…

Excerpt from:  http://www.collegehumor.com/post/5233204/five-quotes-people-should-really-stop-using

Advertisements

Quote

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: