Life of a salaryman is never easy.
You are constantly on the run. From overtime work to business trips to seminars and trainings. You can only wish everything would stop for a while. And that you won't be in a business suit.
When I was working back in the Philippines, any business wear would do. But being in Japan, I learned how to dress properly as a salaryman. Everyday you have to be in business suit (coat and tie) regardless of the season.
I am fine with it except for the necktie. I have a big issue with neckties. I can't properly tie it despite asking for help from friends and checking youtube videos. It's either I will be late, or I'll go to work tie-less.
To solve this problem, I started buying and using ready-to-wear ties and I found it very convenient. I can fix my tie for 1 second.
That was my trick. A successful one at that. I introduced this discovery to my officemates and some of them followed me as they found it very convenient too. I think I have over 40 ready-to-wear neckties right now. No plans to buy new ones though.
And a bit off-topic, if you want to know me as a salaryman, here's an article / interview about me done by one of my good friends here in Japan.
Life of a salaryman is constantly on the run. With or without a necktie.