Fall Beauty Tips: Dry Skin is Never In!

Fall Skin

  There are a lot of beauty benefits to fall: avoiding the sweat that clogs our pores during the warmer months, a significant decrease in humidity, which leaves our hair gorgeous and flowing. However, as the weather cools down, women face seasonal beauty troubles that interrupt our daily routines. This month at Dress for Success, we are here to … [Continue reading]

How Networking Works

Make a Connection

Guest Post by Reesa Staten of Robert Half “When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.” - John Muir Recently, I accepted an invitation to attend an industry conference in Chicago. I rarely go to these events because my job in California takes so much of my time. But I was curious to meet the … [Continue reading]

Poise in the Workplace

Polish Poise Jennifer Scott

Guest Post by Jennifer L. Scott Do you know what your most valuable asset in the workplace is? It might not be what you think. If you acquire this asset, you will instantly stand out in your job as a valuable employee. People will take notice of you for all the right reasons. You will command respect, no matter what your position in the company … [Continue reading]

Dear DFS: How Do I Avoid Age Becoming a Factor in my Interviews?

Sue Hicks DFS Lexington

Dear DFS, I have been working in the same career for many years, but was just recently laid off. Now I am on the job search again, and I’m interviewing with people who are half my age. I haven’t been making it to the second round of interviews, and I think I may be coming off wrong to these prospective employers, but it’s hard when you … [Continue reading]

Lizanne Kindler on Rekindling the Talbots Brand

Lizanne Kindler

  In 2012, Talbots was predicted to be one of top ten brands that would disappear by 2013. Coming out of the recession, the Massachusetts-based women’s clothing company experienced a period of profit losses, waning clientele and was looking to close almost 20% of their stores. Enter Lizanne Kindler. The retailer was barely treading water when … [Continue reading]

Fall in Love with Your Hair!

Felicia Leatherwood

Guest post from Beautiful Textures™ Celebrity Stylist Felicia Leatherwood  It’s been said that fall is “a second spring where every leaf is a flower.”  Summer may be coming to an end, but fall is a season of promise and a great time to … [Continue reading]

A Lot Rides on Teamwork

Reesa at RAGBRAI

By: Reesa Staten of Robert Half Early in my career with Robert Half, I joined a cycling team organized by the company for a two-day charity ride through California’s Napa Valley wine country and Sonoma coast. It was a great way to meet … [Continue reading]

The Success Diaries:The Skimm’s Danielle Weisberg and Carly Zakin


Dear Danielle and Carly in 2006, Your life is pretty, pretty good. Keep on eating that pasta because it's going to be a while before you're back in Italy. You two just met on a study abroad trip in Rome. You're having a great time not talking … [Continue reading]

Best Practices for Using Credit Cards


Credit Card Basics – Tips that Can Help Guest post from The Simple Dollar. Signing up for any one of the best credit cards is a piece of cake, but do you know how to optimize them? Unfortunately, figuring out how to use the features your credit … [Continue reading]