Should Your Office Have a Dress Code?

Posted by Kathi Guiney on March 10, 2016, Dress Code | No Comments

Is Friday’s business casual turning into a business casualty? The right dress code can work wonders for a business’s productivity and professionalism: a “dress for success” code. But the wrong dress code—or any dress code—can destroy employee morale. How can you tell if a dress code might do more harm than good? Check out our list of dress code pros and cons. (more…)


The Skinny on Employer-Provided Work Wear

Posted by Kathi Guiney on April 24, 2013, Dress Code | No Comments

You don’t have to be a firefighter or a medical worker to wear a uniform on the job.  These days, uniforms are appropriate in almost any business environment.  In the office, this typically means a less formal take on employer-provided work wear, such as a logo-embroidered polo shirt or a screen-printed tee.  But how can you decide if introducing this sort of dress is the right choice for your
office? (more…)


When Do Employee Dress Codes Mean Success?

Posted by Kathi Guiney on April 18, 2012, Dress Code | No Comments

Here at YES! Your Human Resources Solution, we know that everyone has an opinion about employee dress codes.  What makes appropriate work attire?  How can the rules be enforced?  When is a dress code even a good choice?  The truth is, the right dress code can work wonders for a business’ productivity and professionalism, while the wrong dress code—or any dress code at all—can destroy employee morale and retention.  So how to tell if a dress code might do more harm than good?  Check out our list of dress code pros and cons. (more…)


How to Curb Summer Employment Concerns

Posted by Kathi Guiney on August 3, 2011, Dress Code | 1 Comment

In a previous blog, we talked about the unique challenges that time-off requests can present during the summer months.  But as many managers and HR professionals know, scheduling isn’t the only employment issue that crops up during the warm weather! (more…)