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Fall Fashion Trends That Work For The Office

Fall Fashion Trends That Work For The Office

"Clothes make the man." – Mark Twain "What you wear to work speaks volumes about how much you respect yourself and how much you respect your job," says Clinton Kelly, co-host of 'What Not To Wear' and fashion consultant to NewWayRA.com (http://www.newwayra.com), an online lifestyle show hosted by Deborah... Read More »

Tim Gunn from 'Project Runway' Shares the Secrets to 'Making It Work' at Work

Tim Gunn from 'Project Runway' Shares the Secrets to 'Making It Work' at Work

In Tim Gunn's recently released book, 'Gunn's Golden Rules: Life's Lessons for Making it Work,' Gunn reveals stories of the fashion world's greatest divas and dirt on 'Project Runway' contestants and judges. The book outlines 18 rules for how to succeed in life and touches on the importance of good manners and... Read More »

Too Much Cleavage and Other Interview Booby Traps

Too Much Cleavage and Other Interview Booby Traps

There seems to be no end to the number of fashion mistakes people make when selecting job interview attire. But according to recent research conducted by clothing store TJ Maxx, showing up for a job interview in a tight top or with visible cleavage may be the biggest offender and the one that costs women the... Read More »

Spanx for Men: Sucking It Up to Make a Better First Impression

Spanx for Men: Sucking It Up to Make a Better First Impression

No matter what your gender, thin is more in than ever when it comes to getting a job or a promotion. And to the relief of some and the chagrin of others, it's no longer just women who are attempting to trim the fat in their job searches. For years, females have been stuffing themselves into Spanx at Oprah's... Read More »

How to Impress Your Boss the First Week on the New Job

How to Impress Your Boss the First Week on the New Job

It's human nature to be nervous during your first week at a new job. Everyone wants to impress the boss to prove that the right choice was made during the hiring process. Here are some things I've learned from my first job when it comes to impressing the boss. Read More »

What Not to Wear: 10 Job Interview Clothing Faux Pas

What Not to Wear: 10 Job Interview Clothing Faux Pas

First impressions are everything, and at a job interview with other applicants, sometimes they're all you have. A good first impression can set you apart from the crowd, while a bad impression can send your résumé straight into the trash can. One of the best ways to ensure you nail that job... Read More »

What to Wear To An Interview: 3 Basic Tips for Creating a Professional Outfit

What to Wear To An Interview: 3 Basic Tips for Creating a Professional Outfit

An interview can be a stress inducing event. Not only do you have to remember to act polite and professional and answer interview questions concisely and with ease, but you have to look the part as well - pulling off that perfect balance of professionalism and style. Read More »

Decoding the Dress Code: What is Business Casual?

Decoding the Dress Code: What is Business Casual?

Most workers -- especially new grads stepping into the office for the first time -- tend to scratch their heads when trying to decode the meaning of "business casual" office attire. Are jeans acceptable with a dressy shirt? Does that just mean a business suit without the formal jacket? What about polo shirts? Read More »

Debrahlee Lorenzana: Too Sexy for Her Job?

Debrahlee Lorenzana: Too Sexy for Her Job?

Apparently, it is possible to be too sexy for your job. Debrahlee Lorenzana claims she was fired by her bosses at Citibank because they told her she was too good-looking and drew too much attention. She says other female employees got away with far more provocative clothing -- it's just the way she fills hers... Read More »

Is the blouse too low cut, ladies? How do you know?

Is the blouse too low cut, ladies? How do you know?

Listen up ladies! As younger women entering the workforce, one can contend that we already have to work extra hard to be viewed as intelligent professionals who can play the game just as well as anyone else. So why are you making life even MORE difficult than it has to be? If you're debating if the blouse is... Read More »

He Said, She Said: Dressing Appropriately for Work

He Said, She Said: Dressing Appropriately for Work

Dressing for work can be a battle, but only if you don't know what you're doing. The way you look and dress in the office makes a statement about what people can expect from you and how you feel about yourself. Here are five areas you should focus on when it comes to having great work style, from the... Read More »

How to Make Business Casual Work for You

By Jill Bremer, Certified Image Consultant Today's business environment is anything but traditional. For most Americans, work settings have become more relaxed. Flex-time, job-sharing and home offices have spurred employees to ask for more comfortable dress codes. And corporate America has responded. In... Read More »

Has Casual Friday Become Too Casual?

Friday is, hands down, the best day of the workweek. Not only is it the last working day, it's usually in conjunction with pay day, summer hours and, if you're lucky, a casual dress code. But how casual is too casual? Remember Casual Friday at TV's favorite paper company in Scranton, Penn.? One Friday at... Read More »

Do You Dress for the Corner Office or the Mail Room?

Note to self: When interviewing with Diane Danielson, showing up in torn denim attire is a no-no. Now the CEO of DowntownWomensClub.com, a networking site for female professionals, Danielson describes how one job candidate learned this lesson the hard way: "I worked at a 125-year-old conservative Boston... Read More »

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