Since 1997 Dress for Success has been an organization that empowers women to achieve economic independence. It may have started with a suit but it has grown to be so much more. Dress for Success provides professional attire and development tools, like job training, financial literacy, and a variety of career workshops to help women … Read More
In 2014, the official overall poverty rate in the United States was at almost 15 percent. For children under the age of 18 years old, that statistic jumped significantly to more than 21 percent—almost a full quarter of our nation’s children. We have heard the phrase “cycle of poverty” repeated for so long at … Read More
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
As if maintaining some semblance of work-life balance wasn’t hard enough already, now it’s the holidays! Not only are you obligated to your hours in the office and responsible for fulfilling your role at home, now you have to find time to shop for gifts, make that dish for your lunchtime potluck, catch the little … Read More
As children, we understood “treats” to mean a bagful of guilt-free candy, but as we got older, the word took on new meaning. Treats became more than just a simple indulgence, but something that we earned. They became rewards for a job well done– and what better way to reward that achievement than by treating … Read More
Knowledge is power and there’s an abundance of lessons to be learned through the experiences that life throws at us. Regardless if they’re good or bad, we always walk away knowing something about the world, or simply about ourselves, that we didn’t know previously.
And sometimes those real life lessons lead you down a path … Read More
Sometimes life takes you on a professional detour. Sometimes you reach one career destination only to find out it wasn’t the right place for you. And sometimes you just can’t seem to figure out where to go in your field. Many women walk through the doors of Dress for Success with these same occupation obstacles … Read More