PBN Executive Poll

Office dress codes

Posted 7/9/12

Does your office have a formal dress code?

• Yes, business casual dress is required – 57.7%

• Yes, business dress is required – 11.5%

• Yes, casual but neat – 23.1%

• No, anything goes – 7.7%

What happens if employees violate the dress code or appear not presentable?

• They’re discretely notified – 59.3%

• They’re given a verbal warning – 11.1%

• No consequences – 14.8%

As the weather gets hotter, do employees tend to dress more


• Yes – 81.5%

• No – 18.5%

Which casual items are off limits for the office?

• Tank tops or low-cut blouses – 74.1%

• Shorts – 70.4%

• Flip flops or sandals – 59.3%

• Short skirts or dresses – 40.7%

• None – 14.8%

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