Book Shelf: Sally Hogshead’s “Fascinate”

Every moment of every day, someone wants to influence our decisions. Flip through a magazine, turn on your television, or just look around you on your way to work. Annoying ads, confusing commercials, and big billboards are always trying to persuade us to buy the next big thing.

So, in a world where there’s always … Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Kale

Kale: the trendiest green to hit store shelves since colored denim. If you haven’t worked kale into your diet already, chances are your mom has, your friend has, or even your next-door neighbor. So what exactly is kale? Consider this your ultimate guide to getting trim and fit with kale, while keeping your wallet … Read More

Welcome!

Welcome to the brand new Dress for Success blog!

When I decided to develop this site, I wanted to create a Web destination for everyday women that serves as an extension of the support and encouragement that Dress for Success gives to its clients around the world. While we’re widely known as the organization … Read More

Putting Your Best FACE Forward

by Bobbi Brown, Bobbi Brown Cosmetics

Face Forward and learn how to be your own makeup artist and achieve a polished look for interviews or on the job. Beauty expert, makeup maven, business stalwart (and Dress for Success Board member!) Bobbi Brown gives us her personal tips on achieving a professional look that says, “She’s Read More

Writing a Resume That Works for You

By: Reesa Staten,  Robert Half International

If there’s one essential document in a successful job hunt, it’s the resume. Your resume is your first chance to show potential employers you’re the right person for the job. Poorly organized resumes hold back many job seekers because they fail to effectively sell their strengths. If your resume

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Bills! Bills! Bills!

Financial Advice By: Carmen Wong Ulrich

Q: I recently became unemployed and am now receiving unemployment benefits from the state. How can I negotiate with my credit card holders an affordable APR% and is there anything else I can do to lower my other monthly bills such as rent/housing payments, utilities, car notes, etc?

A: … Read More