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Dec 28, 2013

Here's Another Way To Make Your Business Stand Out

If you own a business that relies on customer service, a uniform can go a long way toward making your employees memorable. Uniforms can be formal or casual, but they provide a number of important features that truly make your business stand out.

Professional Dress

If you are employing a number of different age and socioeconomic classes, you will find that what passes for professional dress may vary greatly. Uniforms are a great way to guarantee a professional look without the need to pass a dress code that may need frequent updating and require your time and employee hours to relay the information. Uniforms may consist of professional office attire, such as slacks or skirts and a button down collared shirt, or they may require specific articles of clothing. The exact configuration of the uniform is up to you, and there are now more options to choose from than ever before.

Recognizable Employees

A distinctive, professional uniform will allow you to be recognized for what you do. Recognizable uniforms allow customers to quickly find help in retail stores where they may need service or advice, and provide free advertising when they are seen outside of your place of business. Many companies have found this to be a very successful strategy, including places like the US Postal Service and UPS.

Functional Clothing for the Job
Uniforms can also provide proper attire for jobs that are too difficult or dirty to do in regular clothing. Coveralls, raingear, and cold weather attire are great perks to provide to your employees, depending on the job, and having the logo of your company on the clothing allows them to show their pride in working for you while wearing necessary protective gear. If the clothing is useful in more situations than just work, like a fleece jacket or hat, it becomes an advertisement for your company wherever your employees go.

Finding the Right Uniform
The right uniform should take several things into consideration. They should look classic enough to last a few years, but also have a fit and fabric that isn't dated. The clothing choices should also represent the kind of message you want your employees to convey.

Once you've decided on the uniform you'd like to give or require, the next step is finding the right place to create them. There are a number of uniform shops that can offer different choices. Online, one great option is Averill's Sharper Uniforms. Click here to see the great selection that they provide, no matter whether you're looking for a professional or a functional look.

10 comments:

Aisha Kristine Chong said...

I do believe that choosing what you wear at works gives an effect with the potential clients, too. :)

But the attitude and how they take care of the customers will be also important. :)

Chubskulit Rose said...

THe way your employees dress up says a lot about the business.

jo-anne said...

It really does look more professional and very business-like.Thanks for sharing, this give me tons of ideas for our new uniforms.

aprilandthecity.com said...

Once my business expands, I'll definitely consider requiring my employees to wear a uniform with our logo. Thanks for the tips!

aprilandthecity.com said...

Once my business expands, I'll definitely consider requiring my employees to wear a uniform with our logo. Thanks for the tips!

Chubskulit Rose said...

Presentable employee uniform is a must for businesses.

Mei said...

It is important that your employees have impressive uniform because they will be facing clients/customers so they need to look presentable always.

April McGregor said...

I used to be a flight attendant. And ballenciaga is the designer of our uniform I miss that uniform so much.

Peachyness said...

employees in neat uniform are more professional-looking and looks like they are responsible employees.

Anonymous said...

I agree employee uniforms play a part in making your business more successful.