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Feels weird to be at the airport with sweatpants and sneakers on. So this is traveling for leisure...

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Pro tip: Always dress to impress when traveling. You never know who you're going to meet at the airport or on the plane could be that person who offers you that next big job.

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All valid points, but let's be real here. Based on the posts on this forum and my own personal experience: we consultants would rather die than talk to someone on the plane.

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@ACN1. The odds of that (finding someone worth talking to that is also interested in talking, having a truly sparking/flawless conversation, them feeling impressed enough to to extend you a job offer) are so insanely low…highlights from the last ~150 segments – bratty French teenager, trophy wife (paired with gropy/touchy husband), Al Franken, British band I didn't recognize, Deloitte ERS (lol), most of the Utah congressional delegation (yes, I live in DC), partner from my office who doesn't know who I am, non-English speaker, and so on

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Yeah. Pretty sure my chances of getting hired in sweats on a plane are only a hair lower than getting hired in a suit. Given that they both are rare circumstances.

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Why I always dress nicely when I travel: youtu.be/GqqRdtFTdLE

Agree with ACN1, but I recently did a long haul flight in coach (international) and did the sweatpants with running shoes combo. Bought a neck pillow just to humor myself and complete the dorky traveler look. SO GREAT!! :)

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