Dress Code for Consultants
The recommended dress code for consultants is normally to match their client’s attire so that an external observer cannot tell the difference between consultant and client. This has two benefits for the consultant.
Firstly it reassures the client, i.e. “Hey, this guy is one of us”.
Secondly it allows consultants to melt invisibly into the client’s organisation which makes them much more difficult to spot during a cost cutting exercise.
All of this does, however, make the following sartorial advice for consultants rather puzzling:
Q: What is black, yellow, furry and looks great on a consultant?
A: A rottweiler…
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