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 … Read More
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 consider a new hair style to usher in the “second spring.” … Read More
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 colleagues and raise money for a good cause (in this case, … Read More
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 about the real world that comes after graduating … Read More
The skills gap among U.S. workers is a pressing challenge facing our country today that is impacting the 15 million people working in retail. According to the Bridge the Gap report published by Harvard Business School, 51 percent of retailers find it difficult to fill middle-skills roles.
Through a $2.5 million grant from the Walmart … Read More
There’s nothing easy about the job search, but if asked to pinpoint the most unnerving part of the process, many would say it’s interviewing. Yet, even more harrowing than a face-to-face meeting is the initial phone interview. Today these preliminary interviews are so prevalent that 92% of HR managers surveyed say they screen applicants via … Read More