perceive an individual.
employees are professionals, and that includes how they maintain their appearance in the work environment. Appearance reflects upon the basic character and work ethic of an individual. Positive work ethic is the collection of all the values and actions that people feel
are appropriate in the work place. Appropriate dress, grooming, hygiene, and etiquette. Demonstrates a positive attitude; appears self-confident; has realistic expectations of self.
Any professional environment should have some level of professional appearance. Professional appearance and integrity tend to result in a professional work ethic. Not only is appearance important, but so is professional demeanor. Appearance deals with every aspect of how we perceive an individual. In an instant, we form opinions about a person based on that individual's appearance, character, speech, and mannerisms. Those brief seconds define how we treat others and are treated by others. Likewise, our appearance is a direct reflection of the environment in which we were lead. Through our actions and appearance, others may form a lasting, and sometimes unfavorable impression of us that we may never overcome.