CareerBuilder talked to over 2,000 hiring managers, and found that the worst color you can wear in an interview is orange! 25% said orange makes you look more unprofessional than any other color.

The most professional color you can wear is blue. And black was a close second.

According to the survey, black is the color most associated with leadership.

BLUE makes you seem like a team player.

GRAY makes you seem logical or analytical.

WHITE makes you seem organized.

BROWN equals dependability.

And RED is a power color.

The one time it might be okay to wear orange is if you’re interviewing for a creative job. The colors most associated with creativity are green, yellow, orange, and purple.

Danielle Tufano

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