5 Types of Western Apparels That Are A Must-have For Your Wardrobe

Ms. Career Girl

The post 5 Types of Western Apparels That Are A Must-have For Your Wardrobe appeared first on Ms. No matter how many pairs of jeans, tops and other forms of apparels you own, your wardrobe is incomplete without beautiful western dresses. The post 5 Types of Western Apparels That Are A Must-have For Your Wardrobe appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

Exercise and the Working Woman: The Importance of Balance

Ms. Career Girl

The Women's Fitness Capri Leggings designed by Charles River Apparel are a new favorite go-to of mine. Charles River Apparel items give plenty of room in these aspects, keeping my gear in place so that I can concentrate on my form rather than making adjustments to my outfit. The post Exercise and the Working Woman: The Importance of Balance appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Work, workout, sleep, repeat.

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Company President: We’ve Had Complaints about Your Nipples

Evil HR Lady

I never received complaints, warnings or comments regarding my apparel prior to this formal warning. I have a question about an HR experience I had at a previous place of employment.

2020 253

Naughty or Nice? Seven Tips to Get You on the Hiring Manager’s Nice List

Careers Done Write

Make sure your apparel is impeccably clean and pressed, and your shoes are shined to perfection. After you interview, do you deserve a lump of coal from the hiring manager? Or, will you be rewarded with the gift that keeps giving – a new job! Naughty or nice is highly subjective. You must impress the hiring manager in an interview. You’d better watch out for these seven ways you can get on the hiring manager’s nice list. Articulate Answers ( No Rambling Please ).

2014 169

The HR Famous Podcast: e19 - Starbucks Uniform Woes and Hourly Hiring.

The HR Capitalist

16:30 - Starbucks’ employees were told that they could not wear apparel supporting BLM to work. In episode 19 of The HR Famous Podcast , long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn, and Jessica Lee are back to discuss a number of topics about diverse hiring.

2020 101

Incentive Programs for the Hourly Workforce


College students may not be interested in PTO bonuses but new apparel is pretty dang cool. Retirees trying to offset their pension payments may not be interested in apparel but are interested in a higher discount on food or products your company sells. Employees can save up their Seeds and trade them in for apparel, gift certificates, movie tickets, spa passes, etc.

2013 111

Cute, Comfy, and for a Cause? All The Above! (Literally).

Ms. Career Girl

What’s important your Dad (yup they also have Men’s apparel and accessories ) If you know what they are passionate about then you have the perfect Father’s Day or Birthday gift. The post Cute, Comfy, and for a Cause? All The Above! Literally). appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Me and MT #Virgos. Mother Theresa and I share the same birthday.

2015 143

Six Reasons to Learn How to Sew

Ms. Career Girl

It’s not uncommon to see two persons on the street wearing the same kind of shirt, skirt or any other type of apparel. Sewing has made a real comeback in these recent years and it may even be more popular than ever. Both women and men practice it and even kids started showing a bit of interest in it. From occasional practitioners who consider it a hobby, to full fledged professionals who make a living from it, sewing captures the hearts of many.

2019 117

Do You Really Need a Degree?

Job Hunt Doctor

She started working in a host of apparel and fashion brands in positions such as Marketing Assistant and Administrative Assistant. The answer to this question is NO. Why do you need a degree? A Familiar Story If you have attended any of my workshops, you would remember the story of my sister-in-law. She left school at the age of 18 after completing her A-level examinations and decided to work as an Air Stewardess in a reputable international airline company.

Is Investment Banking the Highest Paying Job

Imarticus Learning

Expensive apparels, expensive valise and a walk with pride are just the outward attributes of an investment banker. Investment Banking is an exciting and thriving career. Every year, lots of brilliant minds from the world’s finest universities, decide to enter into the world of investment banking. Venturing into the competitive world of high finance has some well-defined merits; great pay, esteemed deals, and remarkable training.

This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace


Green Applications invests in Gordonsville, Virginia, creates 323 jobs: The company will design, screen print, produce and distribute graphic art on heat transfers and apparel at Orange County plant. We had so much good business to share, here’s more good news brought to you by JustGoodNews.biz. Companies from across the world are doing amazing things that most people don’t really know about.

2014 104

Avoid a Fashion Faux Pas: Use the Psychology of Color to Dress for an Interview

Career Alley

Alyssa Zandi is a contributing writer for Minnesota Workwear, a distributor of Red Kap , Dickies, and other apparel. When it comes time to go in for a job interview, a number of people probably can recall their events preceding their trip to the interview location. First, there’s making sure to get a good night’s sleep. Then, there’s eating a good breakfast, getting ready, and deciding on the perfect outfit. What you wear has the potential to make or break the interview.

What are Resume Keywords?

Career Solvers

Apparel Merchandising. We’ve all searched for something online by typing in a word or phrase that closely resembles the type of information we are looking for. We find information and make decisions about products and services via these types of searches. Employers use a similar method to find the applicants that best match their open positions. Many companies rely on applicant tracking software to source candidates.

2011 70

Cute, Comfy, and for a Cause? All The Above! (Literally).

Ms. Career Girl

What’s important your Dad (yup they also have Men’s apparel and accessories ) If you know what they are passionate about then you have the perfect Father’s Day or Birthday gift. The post Cute, Comfy, and for a Cause? All The Above! Literally). appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Me and MT #Virgos. Mother Theresa and I share the same birthday.

2015 109

Appearance vs. Performance: How Your Personal Image Can Influence Your Career

Ms. Career Girl

Much of that decision consists of apparel appraisal. The post Appearance vs. Performance: How Your Personal Image Can Influence Your Career appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. If you still think appearance doesn’t matter in the workplace, you’re in for a rude awakening. Certainly, in a perfect world, you’d be evaluated strictly based on your professional skills and abilities.

2016 146

Politics Can Be Tricky; Here’s How to Maintain a Clean Reputation at Work During the Elections

Ms. Career Girl

That means no emails to your co-workers harassing them about their political involvement, no apparel supporting your favorite candidate, and no political paraphernalia pasted all over your desk. The post Politics Can Be Tricky; Here’s How to Maintain a Clean Reputation at Work During the Elections appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Remember the old rules of the workplace that required you to never bring up politics if you wanted to avoid making enemies in the workplace?

2016 129

Ep 23 – How Downtime Drives Passion with Ryan Estis


Business leaders in all industries from internet apparel and accounting can use downtime to transform their company. Episode 23 – How Personal Time Off & Downtime Drives Passion with Ryan Estis ( @ryanestis ). I am a believer that we, as employees and citizens of the world, want to bring our best self to work. We want to be productive, happy and fulfilled in our careers and jobs just like we do in our personal lives.

2015 99

Dressing for summer in the office can be tough

Resume Bear

Avoid apparel in fabrics that are so lightweight that they are see-through,” Vega says. Dressing for summer in the office can be tough. Ninety-degree weather and a suit jacket don’t exactly mix, but neither do guys in shorts and corporate boardrooms. Not to mention the fact that, at any given point during the summer, it’s about 40 degrees cooler in the average office building than it is outside.

2011 194

Building Your Graphics Business

Ms. Career Girl

That’s also true of the inks and fabrics you will need for a custom apparel business. The post Building Your Graphics Business appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Graphic design has gone through a revolution in the last few years. What once took hours via pen and paper can now be done precisely in a fraction of the time using computers. Portfolios that once required voluminous files of carefully-preserved artwork can now be stored digitally, backed up in multiple locations.

2017 100

Dress Codes and Grooming Codes in the Workplace


If your dress code prohibits clothing that has a religious basis, such as Sikh turban or Jewish yarmulke or Muslim headscarf, you are going to have to prove that such apparel poses an undue hardship on the business. Do you have the right to specify how your employees must dress and look when they are at work? Everyone who says “yes” raise your right hand. Everyone who says “no” raise you left hand. Everyone says “it depends” raise both hands.

2013 105

How to Inject Personality into Your Work Attire

Ms. Career Girl

Common sense says only style using one unique accessory at a time, and keep the rest of your jewelry or apparel simple and sophisticated. Happy Fashion Friday! I got into a conversation with a friend about how to spruce up your work wardrobe without being too flashy just recently. This is quite an ongoing dilemma, especially for the new-to-workforce Career Girls.

2014 134

Are You Green Enough? Strategies to Green Your New Business

Ms. Career Girl

In 2007, Levi’s worked with their engineers to conduct an apparel Life Cycle Assessment. The post Are You Green Enough? Strategies to Green Your New Business appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. One of the perks of starting your own business is the agency to control how the business is run. You set office standards and policies. During the company’s infancy, you will no doubt be too bogged down with simply keeping the company afloat.

2016 102

Create A Target Profile For Career or Social Networking

Tim's Strategy

I am looking for a director level position in apparel sales based on the West Coast. List your core industry (apparel) and a few others that are adjacent or complementary. Successful job search requires many things. But primary to that these days is having a strong career and social networking plan. It includes throwing a wide net to make sure those around you know that you are out of work. Sounds simple, I know. But so few of you that I meet are doing this. Still need help?

6 Post-College Purchases to Make You Feel Like a Fully Functioning Adult

Ms. Career Girl

Here are our top 6 purchases to make when transitioning from the glory days of college to the real world: Apparel Without Sorority Letters. The post 6 Post-College Purchases to Make You Feel Like a Fully Functioning Adult appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Congrats! You’ve successfully graduated from college. No longer is it acceptable to dress up as a Cheetah, wear black leggings every day, roll out of bed at 1pm, or drink aggressively on Tuesday nights.

2015 103

The 10 Most Interesting Outfits Worn in Music Videos

Ms. Career Girl

Do you think I could frame Ashanti’s shirt as ‘work apparel?’ Has this ever happened to you—“UGH I HAVE NOTHING TO WEAR! I OWN ENOUGH TOPS TO RUN MY OWN H&M, BUT I’M BORED WITH THEM! MY LIFE IS OVERRRRR!”. Well I certainly hope not, because I have a feeling you do not have many friends. Moving on, in case you do happen to be out of outfit ideas, I have selected my top ten most fashionable music videos. Cheers! Jackson 5—“I Want You Back”.

2013 136

Take Action On Your Target Network Profile

Tim's Strategy

Using the example from the prior post, our job search objectives were to get a director level sales job in the apparel industry. Or “Top sales execs in apparel&# Everyone likes to be added to lists. Earlier this week, I shared a new concept called the target network profile. It is for your purposeful use while career and social networking. For times when you can’t just be out there socializing. But rather your focus needs to be on creating leads with new people.

2010 80

Modest Marketing that Spreads and Lasts

Ms. Career Girl

Here are two of the most effective but modest merchandise marketing methods that will continually reach new people and get your brand or business name out here: T-shirts and other clothing apparel. The post Modest Marketing that Spreads and Lasts appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. When you are starting up a new business every penny must be pinched until it is pried from your fingers.

2015 109

Making It Fashionable To Volunteer

Tim's Strategy

I was introduced to Working Wardrobes by a smart (and fashionable) guy named John Kikuchi, an apparel and consumer design expert who came to a panel presentation of mine a few months back. Work for an apparel, clothing or other company that might be able to help? Your contribution to the world matters. There. I’ve said it. Something you probably needed to hear. Especially as we approach the upcoming holidays. You should volunteer during job search. It’s a good idea.

How To Deal With Foreign Cultures As A Female Traveler

Ms. Career Girl

I installed the apparel over my head fully understanding the driver’s concern about being seen with a western woman in his vehicle. The post How To Deal With Foreign Cultures As A Female Traveler appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Emma of The Thelma And Louise Club. Read about it below! Traveling the world as a female means navigating all the usual obstacles and differences encountered by every traveler, with a pile of extra ones heaped on top.

Travel 111

3 Companies That Encourage Employees To Play Outside

Career Realism

At Brooks Sports , they don’t just design and sell running apparel, they actually want to use it, too! Spring is FINALLY here – the birds are chirping, the sun is shining, and the snow is melting. We made it through another bitter winter! Related: 5 Companies That Encourage A Healthy Lifestyle. If you’re like me, you can’t wait to get outside and enjoy the weather.

2015 74

ResumeBear: 9 Crazy Employee Meltdowns

Resume Bear

In November 2011, a jury found her guilty of the murder of a co-worker at Lululemon Athletica, a sports apparel shop in Bethesda, Md. You’ve probably felt the urge to throw your computer out of your office window or give your boss a piece of your mind. Don’t worry; we’ve all been there. Offices and certain jobs can really start to wear on a person. Unfortunately, some people actually follow through with their impulses, with sometimes amusing, sometimes tragic results.

2012 218

This Employee Beat Dress Code Discrimination With Cosplay


The same goes for diverse hair styles and apparel — so long as they’re professional. Does the hairstyle or apparel in question pose a safety risk? After being told that her ponytail and headscarf did not meet dress code requirements, June J. Rivas gave up on regular professional attire and instead wore costumes of her favourite film, comic and game characters to work.

10 Big Businesses That Let Employees Nap on the Job

Resume Bear

The Oregon offices of this athletic apparel giant are home to some pretty great perks for employees. In times past, napping on the job would have gotten you fired, or at least seriously reprimanded, but that isn’t always the case in today’s workplace.

2012 216

Pinterest and Job Seeking Learn More

Resume Bear

Or if you aren’t sure what you’re truly passionate about, you can browse through the different categories, ranging from women’s apparel to photography to art. To get inspiration, create a board under either the women’s or men’s apparel sections and pin different suits, shirts, accessories or outfit ideas that are interview-appropriate. The social networking website Pinterest seems to be all anyone can talk about these days.

2012 196

Threshold Consulting: It's Your Life, Own It!: Brand Story in a.

Threshold Consulting

She also heads sales for Stonewear Designs , a manufacturer of women’s rock climbing and yoga apparel; and she is co-founder of Beyond Everest where she creates and delivers multi-media presentations designed to encourage individuals and teams to reach peak performance. Threshold Consulting: Its Your Life, Own It!

2011 144

The Resume that is My Life


I worked at a ladies’ apparel shop called Stuart’s. The Babies. Only Two More Years of High School at My House. My youngest of four children turned sixteen not too long ago. After already surviving his three older sisters, I have mellowed quite a bit – as his sisters often point out – and this is a good thing.

2013 116

Retaining the Hourly Employee


Maybe a PTO bonus or some new company apparel. After you have spent so much time (and $$$) advertising , recruiting, hiring, on-boarding and training all of those hourly employees, how are you going to keep them?! If you have been following some of my recent posts, I’m hoping you have some indication. The turnover rate for the hourly workforce can range from around 40% – upwards of 150% depending on the industry.

2013 113

The Secret to the NFL Shoe Sisters' Success

Ms. Career Girl

As we surveyed the other women in the Stadium, we noticed every female fan was dressed head to knee in team apparel. The post The Secret to the NFL Shoe Sisters' Success appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Kathleen and Kristina Cuce (COO-cheh - like “checkers), founders of Cuce Shoes did not go to school for fashion or design. At Old Dominion University in Virginia, Kathleen went for Pre Law and majored in Political Science and Criminal Justice. Kristina was Business and Finance major.

2015 136

15 Companies that went in another Direction

Resume Bear

The Gap was able to survive, however, as they used creative marketing to expand and build a new location the very next year, shifting their focus to jeans and apparel as we know them today. All businesses begin with a specific idea in mind, and although some stick to exactly what they started with, it’s much more common to find that a business has grown and evolved over time to keep up with changes in supply, demand, and even resource availability.

2012 215

5 Tips To Make Your Amazon Business Successful

Ms. Career Girl

This is very common in the tech device and apparel industries specifically. For quite a number of years, Amazon has remained at the top in the list of the largest online retailers. In 2018, Amazon celebrated 2 decades of being in the game since it was started as an online bookstore. Humble beginnings, right. Despite being the biggest online retailer, Amazon is also one of the biggest creators of online income opportunities.

2018 101

Updating: A Social Media Strategy For Job Search

Tim's Strategy

Remind about your objectives as a tweet in 120 characters (leaving room for a re-tweet) like this: “I’m looking for a #sales role in #apparel biz. Today I am going to introduce a new term. At least I hope it’s new. You tell me. Actually, check that. The term is not new. But its use in this context should be. The word is “updating&#.

Retail Fashion Careers

Corn on the Job

It goes without saying that a great fashion salesperson keeps up with current fashion trends and can coordinate apparel pieces with great ease. Are you the type of person who enjoys keeping up with the latest fashion styles? Or, perhaps you’re a classic stylist who enjoys the throwback styles of yesteryear? Either way, a career in the retail fashion industry might seem like an exciting field to work in. Retail Fashion Job Description.

Transferable Skills: The Company Risk And My Own Experience

Tim's Strategy

Because it is so logical that selling experience in consumer goods should translate well to the apparel industry. Transferable skills. It is one of the biggest hangup areas for job seekers in a tight market. Lots of candidates. Few jobs. And a lack of urgency on the part of hiring companies to make a decision. A breeding ground for candidate frustration. And to make it worse, you finally found something that is a pretty good fit for you and it doesn’t work out.

2012 68