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Old 10-11-2012, 03:52 PM
suranyi suranyi is offline
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Originally Posted by leahcim View Post
I think exactly the opposite of this. Where I work, I have skills that are valued and I am valued for having those skills. Dressing down says, "look, I am not fucking around here, you are talking to the guy who gets stuff done, and that has nothing to do with whether or not I am wearing a tie". Leave the "uniform" for insecure people who need propping up.

I have to think this comes from late-90s tech culture, when computer skills became a lot more important all of the sudden, and a generation of college graduates rose rapidly through the ranks without being indoctrinated into "business culture" first.
That's true, but the the guy in the suit is the guy who tells the guy like you what stuff to get done.