Meaning and benefits when wearing a uniform
In everyday life, it is easy to see the image of employees in enterprises wearing the same clothes in terms of designs, colors and patterns. If you look closely, you will see more logo and slogan of the business that the employee is working for. What style are they wearing? The answer for you is uniforms. So, why must wear a uniform? What is the benefit and meaning of wearing a uniform?
What is uniform?
As defined from Wikipedia, a uniform is a type of clothing worn by employees in an organization when they work for that organization. In the early days of the trend, uniforms were only popular in the armed forces such as military and security. Later, uniform clothing became popular and spread to all professions. And the office world is not out of that style either. Today’s uniforms have a foothold in offices in Vietnam to help businesses build a good image of themselves in public.
Uniforms are a simple and effective investment in building internal corporate culture, bringing pride to employees as well as developing the corporate brand image to the outside to help customers and partners feel more confident and secure when working. So having company uniforms is indispensable if you want to build a long-term, sustainable business and have identity.
Why should business owners “buy” uniforms for their employees?
– What is the meaning of the uniform
Uniforms show the brand. Many companies (in which my company is no exception) wishes to use company uniforms as a communication channel to introduce corporate brands. Through the uniform color, logo printed or embroidered on the uniform … in order to use the uniform to shape the brand for the community. In addition, it also shows the professionalism of that organization.
This is the question that I was wondering about 6-7 years ago. So what is the meaning of the uniform? Why are schools and organizations required to wear uniforms?
A meaning that I think is the biggest and most amazing is that uniform shows community, unity. Uniforms help erase all boundaries, distances between people in an organization, school, company. The uniform erases the rich and poor boundaries, erases the class boundaries. Remember when I went to school, my school had many members (especially maritime, so many rich children), and also had poor students from the province… so wearing uniforms helps students feel equal in schools. Uniforms help people to be closer together, easier to know each other because apart from being in the same organization, at least they are wearing the same shirt.
Uniforms showing the traditions of the profession, organization … Police, banker, military, health … have their own uniforms. For example, my school at that time had a tradition of maritime, so it had a uniform that looked like a sailor’s outfit.
Uniforms show characteristics of the industry. Working outdoors as much as road and bridge engineers cannot wear flashy clothes like office workers …
This not only helps them to easily recognize the tasks they are performing, but also creates the power to change the mood and emotions of those around them, making their work more convenient and easier
– The bad things about wearing a uniform
Of course, many people do not like to wear uniforms because it is not suitable for hobbies and personalities. Some people like to wear jeans – T-shirts, others like to wear pants – shirts. Some people don’t like blue, but they have to wear blue. In general, people who do not like to wear a uniform, find it restrictive, unable to express their personal preferences.
– Should or should not wear a uniform?
Wearing a uniform is usually compulsory in schools, hospitals, restaurants and workplaces. Part of the purpose of these organizations is to equip the utility clothes with the work of each member in part to require all members to follow a unified organizational rule.
Benefits of wearing a uniform
– Building business image
When everyone wears a uniform, it creates a consistent image of your business. Uniforms that create a professional look for the office – something your customers and business partners need. The uniforms also create a solidarity among individuals in the organization.
Uniforms also show community and unity. Uniforms help erase all boundaries, distance between people in an organization, school, company. The uniform erases the rich and poor boundaries, erases the class boundaries.
Office uniform is a feature of companies and businesses. The uniform not only reflects personality and aesthetics, but it also affects the psychology and productivity of employees.
– Brand promotion
Many companies have their own company uniform; through the uniforms they want to spread the introduction of businesses; through logo, uniform color or embroidery on the uniform, … to use the uniform to orient the brand to the community. In addition, it also shows the professionalism of that organization.
Uniform samples printed with corporate identity image of the business help customers easily recognize the presence of your company. Over time, uniforms become an integral part of branding for businesses. The public begins to remember your business through beautiful uniforms.
Uniforms that show the traditions of each profession, organizations such as police, banking, military, health … have their own uniforms.
Uniforms show the characteristics of each profession. Working outdoors as much as road engineers cannot wear clothes like office workers.
– Print or embroider the brand identity
Embroidery or printing more corporate logo and slogan on the uniform not only helps everyone in the group feel closer to each other, but also makes the public pay attention and recognize the image of your unit. T-shirts you can use as a uniform like shirts, t-shirts will be very suitable for this.
Uniform clothing must be suitable for all people
Please choose a clothing style that is suitable for the majority of employees. You don’t have to follow a fad because it’s not strictly necessary. It is possible for people to resize their uniforms so that they better fit their form when needed.
– Exuding professionalism
Uniform clothing must exude professionalism so that we can not only wear it at work, but also “dress” in many different occasions such as seminars, meeting partners …
– Comfort is number 1!
Choosing beautiful outfits just helps you to create an image for your business. It is important to see if they are appropriate for the nature of the employee’s job. Back office work is quite comfortable and suitable for a wide variety of uniform clothes such as shirts, t-shirts, suits, skirts and casual or khaki pants.
– Solve clothing problems that arise in the workplace
Each company has its own dress codes that employees must follow. One is that you must comply. Second, you choose your own style and always live in the fear of being “touched by the boss” of the boss for that transcendence. And the introduction of office uniforms has solved this difficult problem. Your employees will now feel safe because they don’t need to spend too much money on their everyday office fashions.
Notes when choosing uniform clothes suitable for the office environment
We cannot deny the benefits that company uniforms bring. But these are only possible if you can choose the right clothes for your business. On the contrary, choosing the inappropriate uniform will have … side effects and directly affect the business performance and brand promotion campaigns of the organization.
– Choose the right color
Uniforms are by no means boring. Today, office fashion styles are very diverse in color, making it difficult for insiders to choose. One experience is: You should choose a color in the logo of the business and use another color “in harmony” with it.