The psychology of this hairstyle enacts a sense of authority
Are you attending a job interview or looking for a job? There are so many factors that combine together to create an overall impression.
Your clothing attire, posture and even grooming standards must be impeccable – including your choice of hairstyle!
Gillette conducted a survey with over 500 human resources professionals. The survey revealed that 90% of HR Pros believe being well groomed is key to making a strong first impression.
So, with that in mind, here is a list of 7 stylish hairstyles for men that are guaranteed to leave a strong impression on any interviewer and get you closer to the job that you desire.
Classic Undercut Hairstyle
This classic undercut is also known as the “businessman’s haircut”. It rightfully is so, as its purpose is to make you appear very confident.
The haircut is stylish and practical and it accentuates all face types.
Jawal Rais, a student, was pleased with this hairstyle for his job interview:
“The classic undercut was ideal for me because it looked professional and gave me confidence,” Jawal tells DESIblitz.
After washing the hair, use a blow dryer to straighten the hair backward and add volume.
Apply a little bit of styling cream and finally comb to achieve a sleek precision.
Crew Cut Hairstyle
If you have short hair and don’t really have the time to style your hair, then opt for the crew cut.
The psychology of this hairstyle enacts a sense of authority. But with the neat and soft cut it reveals a sense of patience.
The crew cut hairstyle works for all sorts of job interviews, as you will appear articulate and sharp.
What’s best about this hairstyle is that the tip of the hair can be styled according to your preference.
Neat Pompadour Hairstyle
The pompadour hairstyle is the perfect style which you need to impress your interviewers.
Adam, a stylist emphasises: “It’s sharp, simple and requires only a small amount of styling to get right.”
With a neat and classic finish, the hairstyle makes you look passionate and confident.
This hairstyle will guarantee that you leave a great impression at your interview, especially in the creative sector.
Go ahead and give this hairstyle a try.
Pulled Back and Side Part Hairstyle
This sophisticated look is a man’s must-have interview look.
Having the hair pulled back and parted to the side, psychologically makes you appear poised and keen.
To achieve this look, first wash your hair. Using a fine-toothed comb, create a parting or trace one that you already have.
Push the hair to the other end of the parting. Blow dry this hair upwards and back to highlight the side part.
Continue to comb and style the hair once it is dry. Use a tiny amount of wax or hairspray to create texture in the hair.
Stylist Arrojo from Brooklyn says:
“By keeping the back and sides short, you retain a strong masculine shape.”
Pushed Back and Curly Hairstyle
For job interviews, it’s a taboo that men with curly hair look immature and unkempt.
This curly hairstyle will instead make you appear optimistic and dedicated.
Jas, a finance graduate, gives his take on the hairstyle:
“I have curly hair and for job interviews I keep it pushed away from my face. It looks neat and gives me a positive appearance. It just does.”
All you have to do, is style the curly hair away and back from your face!
Buzz Cut Hairstyle
It’s the cut that every military soldier has. And why? Because it highlights strength and confidence.
The haircut is short and can be managed within seconds. Just make sure that the shape of your head does not conflict to this hairstyle.
Brent Pankhurst the founder of brand Pankhurst London mentions: “The buzz cut is a timeless style.”
You would need to get your barber to cut your hair to the short length. Then you’d need to add hair spray or a little molding cream to give it a cropped finish.
Modern French Crop Hairstyle
The french crop is a simple hairstyle with short sides and back, and has a textured crop.
The hair is cut at about 1 to 2 inches of length. And, you can style the look according to your preference.
As per www.coolmenshair.com a short and simple hairstyle like the french crop makes you appear “diligent”.
The simple hairstyle will guarantee your success at an interview. Not only does it make you look smart, it makes you look detail-oriented.
Enjoy these hairstyles, which will leave a worthy impression on your interviewer.
Your interviewer will be looking for versatility, confidence and neatness. Which all of these hairstyles portray!
But, no matter what the outcome, always be confident with who you are and what you have to offer to the world.
After all, you have to be your best self, and showcase your outstanding personality.