Self-representation: Related Definitions

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professional
exhibiting a courteous, conscientious, and generally businesslike manner in the workplace
casual attire
clothing that meets personal standards but may not meet an employer's standards; clothing that a person might wear while relaxing at home or with friends
business attire
the clothing that employees wear to work; depending on the workplace, various levels of formality in dress are expected
attire
clothing
business casual attire
the clothing worn in many workplaces can be described this way; the standards for this are not as formal as they are for business attire, but they are more formal than personal standards for casual attire
dress code
a policy that spells out what is allowed and expected in terms of workplace appearance; this policy will also explain repercussions for employees who do not adhere to the standards set by the company or organization
policy
a high-level overall plan embracing general goals and acceptable procedures
appropriate
especially suitable or compatible
distract
to draw or direct (someone's attention) to a different object or in different directions at the same time
personal hygiene
practices performed by an individual to care for one's bodily health and well being, through cleanliness
workplace
place of work or employment
manners
social conduct
self-representation
the way a person presents himself/herself to the world through appearance as well as verbal and nonverbal communications
polite
well-mannered and respectful
self-image
the way a person thinks about himself/herself in terms of abilities or appearance