At Dress for Success we put our weight behind the idea that a polished look can inspire confidence and empowerment professionally. And since we believe appearance affects reality, we were completely taken by comedic writer Amanda Filipacchi’s latest novel, The Unfortunate Importance of Beauty. A satire, intertwined in a murder mystery, Amanda creates an … Read More
‘Tis better to give than to receive, according to the old adage, but did you know giving your time can actually give you a longer lifespan. Studies show volunteering can reduce the risk of death by 25%, improving both physical and mental wellbeing.
Providing support for those who need it allows for a sense … Read More
After one of the coldest winters on record, we’re all ready to shed the black and reemerge to welcome warmer weather with colorful cardigans. Spring is known to many in the fashion world as the perfect union of office chic and out-of-office casual. Meaning it’s the best time of year for you to mix and … Read More
I’ve been job searching for two months now, and every interview I’ve had has been via telephone. I always prepare before the interview, but somehow, I still end up drawing a blank when I’m asked certain questions. I would consider myself a very social person, but I don’t think I come off well … Read More
You go to school, learn a skill set, build a resume, intern, even consult a career coach, yet, 70% of all jobs today are found through networking. Reflectively, 70% of those jobs are also never advertised.
It’s true, industries have become more competitive and companies more selective. As we rebound from the recession, an influx … Read More
Financial Advice by Carmen Rita Wong
Q: I thought I had been making pretty great strides with my finances. I have been paying my bills on time, paying down my debt and have even been able to save a little money in the bank each month, but I recently tried to rent a new apartment … Read More
By: Reesa Staten of Robert Half
Nike made the phrase “Just Do It” a part of the American lexicon. Nike’s goal was to inspire us to channel our inner athlete and embrace physical challenges. I would like to encourage you to push yourself in the same way — but this time, in the context of … Read More