'Goldman Sachs relaxes dress code for all employees'

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Nov 11, 2019
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The investment bank announced the "firm-wide flexible dress code" in an internal memo, urging employees to use "good judgement" in their fashion choices.

Goldman Sachs loosened the dress code for its tech division in 2017, in a bid to appeal to top talent.

Other banks like JP Morgan have taken similar steps.

In a widely cited memo, the US bank said the "changing nature of workplaces generally in favour of a more casual environment" had prompted the move to a "firm wide flexible dress code". 

"Casual dress is not appropriate every day and for every interaction and we trust you will consistently exercise good judgement in this regard," the memo read. 

    Goldman's announcement is aimed at bringing the bank's policies up to date for its younger workforce. 

    More than 75% of Goldman employees are members of the Millennial or Gen Z generations - people born after 1981


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    Zahra Hulf

    Project Manager , Lets reset

    Zahra graduated from the University of Exeter in 2019, with a BSC in Psychology. During her third year of her degree, she conducted her dissertation on the differing parenting styles of new mothers, and the effects this has on the development of a child. She began working at Let’s Reset shortly after graduating, and acts as Project Manager at Let’s Reset. So far she has helped in the production of the Let’s Reset book, the launch of Let’s Reset, and the Let’s Reset workshops. Zahra has a keen interest in mental health, and alongside volunteering as a befriender at the Islington migrant centre, she also writes a blog about the issues women living in poverty face around the world every day.
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