Beards aren’t considered unprofessional all the time, in all settings and for all men. Unkempt beards are just as unkempt hair and apparel is considered unprofessional, but it’s wildly inaccurate to suggest that all beards are unprofessional.
Is facial hair OK for an interview?
Conventional wisdom calls for men to have a clean shaven face when applying for jobs or during an interview. This means no sideburns, chin whiskers, goatees or beards. Some corporate jobs are very conservative with strict guidelines involving dress codes and appearance.
Should I shave my mustache for a job interview?
There isn’t any strict rule that one shouldn’t have beard/moustache for an interview. But it is generally recommended to go to an interview clean shaven as some interviewers expect that from the candidates as they consider being clean shaven as being well groomed.
Can IAS have beard?
There are no rules yet being imposed by the Indian government not to have a beard and long hair. However, during training at LBSNAA, you need to be clean and precise.
Can employer force you to shave?
From a legal perspective, employers may require male employees to shave as long as it does not infringe on their civil rights or cause undue hardship. There are two main examples that have been successful in court: Religious discrimination: If your religion prevents you from shaving, your boss cannot require it.
Is long hair bad for an interview?
Will wearing a ponytail or bun pass as a professional look? As much as I wish this wasn’t the case, long hair is almost never an asset in a job interview (at least for a professional office type job). At best, it’s neutral.
Is beard allowed in UPSC interview?
Present yourself before the UPSC interview board clean, neat and tidy. Make sure you have a good haircut, clean nails, comb your hair well, maintain a smooth-shaven face and if you have beard trim it to maintain it tidily.