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[POLL] Appropriate PClub Swimwear

PClub is around the corner and I've gotten a ton of questions from reps on appropriate swimwear for both employees attending as well as guests. Some say anything goes as long as it's not too skimpy or revealing, others say one-pieces only.


What are your thoughts? Does it differ for female employees vs. +1's? All the same? Bikinis? One-Pieces? Parkas?


Prepare to see your executives and sales leaders half naked...πŸ™ˆ

Appropriate PClub Swimwear
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CuriousFox
WR Officer
+11
Senior Account Executive
I don't think you need to go as far as a one piece, but I'd lean more towards the conservative side. That way no one can talk shit about you.Β 

And yes, it happens.Β 
Telehealth_2the_Moon
Notable Contributor
+12
Director of Business Development
One of my rules of management is "assume everyone will talk about everything all the time". If it happened, people know and have opinions they will share.

1. Helps me make unbiased decisions
2. Leads my thinking behind openly sharing salary, quotas, etc.
3. Reminds me that often what people assume about your decisions is just as, if not more important, than your actual reasons behind the decisions.Β 

I think @CuriousFoxΒ highlights the thinking behind #3 pretty succinctly. Unfortunately people are going to judge, and it's up to you how you want to take it on.

Either way, it sucks this is something female employees have to spend time considering. While studies show it's getting better, we still have a long way to go.

From a pragmatic approach, maybe there is a nice middle ground of the bathing suit you want to wear plus a wrap or cover up you can start out with while you figure out where things stand with everyone else. Also, congrats on PClub!
D_Crush
Good Citizen
+1
Director, Customer Success
Thank you! Great feedback!
D_Crush
Good Citizen
+1
Director, Customer Success
Ohhh yes, it absolutely happens!Β 
Allisce
Politicker
+4
Account Executive
I'm a fat woman, probably the fattest on our team, and I confidently wore my fatkini in Maui at our last Winners Circle. You just have to own it, everyone is there to have a great time. If it will make you more nervous don't do it, but if you liek it I say go for it. my fat ass was looking fly and if any of my coworkers thought anything of it I didn't notice
D_Crush
Good Citizen
+1
Director, Customer Success
I love everything about this!! β€πŸ™Œ
MMMGood
Celebrated Contributor
+10
Senior Account Executive
Just ask yourself, what message and/or impressions do I want to have assumed about me? Cuz whether you like it or not, people will form their own opinions. Now, those opinions may not matter to you, so then you’re free to do whatever. But it’s worth more than second’s thought. IMO.Β 
D_Crush
Good Citizen
+1
Director, Customer Success
Agreed! I personally like to walk the safe line of covering up, but based on the poll results so far, not everyone agrees with that approach! lol
MMMGood
Celebrated Contributor
+10
Senior Account Executive
Perhaps a 3rd option in the poll? "Use discretion but still have a good time!"

That said, a lot of people don't care about what people think...or don't think it's a big deal.

THAT said, it wouldn't be the first time someone has disagreed with me. πŸ˜‰
sahil
Notable Contributor
+15
Deepak Chopra of Sales
Honestly - wear whatever the fuck you want. People are gonna talk if they wanna talk shit. Humans are losers that way.

Do you. And fuck the haters. At the end of the day, the only that matters is your position in the leaderboard.
D_Crush
Good Citizen
+1
Director, Customer Success
Hahaha πŸ’― I like your style!Β 
SalesPharaoh
Politicker
+8
AM BDR
Like I guess you can wear bikinis and always have the "cashe maillot" that would be a dark garment covering you. Also you can walk around with a hot short and the bikini on top only take them off when swimming.
ARRisLife
Politicker
+3
Account Executive
I think it's somewhere in the middle. I don't think we live in an age where anyone should be callled out but we have to acknowledge everyone's judgemental either publicly or privately. We don't live in the 50's- so mandatory one pieces are crazy but on the other end of the spectrum might not be the best place for a thong bikini. I'd err on the side of conservative but whatever is comfortable for each individual. We've all been to the beach before, I don't think it should be awkward to be in swim wear together just because you're usually buttoned up at work.

Hope that totally neutral response isn't too vague haha.

Good Luck and enjoy P-club! Don't be the one to get too wasted and embarrass yourself!
D_Crush
Good Citizen
+1
Director, Customer Success
Haha thank you!! Definitely aiming to NOT be that person!Β 
funcoupons
WR Officer
+11
up in Fiji, under paddy
Woman here.Β 

I think a two piece is totally fine as long as it's a two piece you wouldn't be embarrassed to wear around your family. Leave the tiny tops, sexy adornments, and thong bottoms for another time.Β 

Also, it's a classy move to wear a cover up if you're just hanging out around the pool and not actually swimming.Β 
D_Crush
Good Citizen
+1
Director, Customer Success
Yes! Love this!
Incognito
WR Officer
+11
Master of Disaster
So you’re basically saying that I need to wear a wetsuit.

full body tats here
D_Crush
Good Citizen
+1
Director, Customer Success
Haha nah, no wetsuit! Tatts are fine IMO. I think most are more concerned about showing too much T&A.
Incognito
WR Officer
+11
Master of Disaster
What if your tats are full of T&A πŸ‘€πŸ‘€πŸ‘€
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Coffeesforclosers
Notable Contributor
+11
Director Sales and Market Development
Depends who you're bringing. We had an SE bring a new other 5 years in a row and they would let it all out. It was pretty crazy they kept getting invited lolΒ 
D_Crush
Good Citizen
+1
Director, Customer Success
We had one of those at the last trip! No shame in her game!
Coffeesforclosers
Notable Contributor
+11
Director Sales and Market Development
hats off to them, got it, flaunt it right?Β 
Chep
WR Officer
+10
Business Development Team Lead
Wear what makes you comfortable
Lambda
Politicker
+6
Sales Consultant
your body do what you want
slickchick
Opinionated
+3
Account Executive
I'm just sad P-club got cancelled again and I can't even spend time thinking about this anymore. :-(Β 
D_Crush
Good Citizen
+1
Director, Customer Success
Oh noooo 😭 I'm so sorry to hear that! 
LanceDollarz
Opinionated
+3
CEO
If you got it, flaunt it
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