Professional Attire and Your Budget

Office Dynamics

She first states, "I would like to address the cost of professional attire and the cost associated with keeping up physical appearance. Casual Power is the most informative book I have ever read on professional image/dress and casual attire. Sheila had perfect timing.

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Professional Attire and Your Budget

Office Dynamics

She first states, "I would like to address the cost of professional attire and the cost associated with keeping up physical appearance. Casual Power is the most informative book I have ever read on professional image/dress and casual attire. Sheila had perfect timing.

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Preparing for a Job Interview

Job Advice Blog

Interview Advice by Jeff LeFevre Dress attire Dress for success Interviewing Interviewing advice Jeff LeFevre Job AdviceA first impression is a big part of the interview process and probably more than most people think. Everyone gets a first impression when meeting someone and I guarantee you that the interviewer has one and will try to back that up throughout the interview. You can make a good impression at your interview by [.].

Guest Post: Simple Green Office Practices

Eco-Office Gals

Green Office Attire. Tags: Green Business Green Tips carbon footprint Clean eco-friendly environment going green going paperless Kitty Holman office attire office supplies organic cotton preservation of the environment recycle recycled office supplies transportation

Just Wear a Potato Sack -- With a Really Cute Belt

On The Job

That brings me to the next fashion fuss: "Sex And the City" attire as featured in the new movie is possibly prompting women to wear provocative clothes to work as a way of getting ahead. Tags: controversy Sex and the City dunkin donuts scarf Rachael Ray work attire workplace clothes appropriate at work For many people, it's always been tough deciding what to wear to work.

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The Culinary Tastemaker – 10 Tips For Effective Hospitality Management

Small Business CEO

While it’s obvious that your personal presentation matters, it’s even more important that your business is well attired and stocked with supplies.

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15 Steps to Mindfullness And A Better Work Day

Dumb Little Man

The word “mindfulness” can conjure up all kinds of images, usually involving people in business attire sitting cross-legged on boardroom tables. Mindfulness and Focus are hot topics right now among the Leadership and Management communities.

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Administrative/Clerical: Cheap Ways to Look Good for Your Annual Review

Office Dynamics

Not all administrative assistants are required to dress in business attire at work. The article compares the cost of business attire from upscale department stores such as Nordstrom to the cost of business attire at mass-market retailers, such as Kohl''s—and there''s a vast price difference. Crew, and Nordstrom, it doesn''t mean that Kohl''s is the only store with good deals on business attire.

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Administrative/Clerical: Cheap Ways to Look Good for Your Annual Review

Office Dynamics

Not all administrative assistants are required to dress in business attire at work. The article compares the cost of business attire from upscale department stores such as Nordstrom to the cost of business attire at mass-market retailers, such as Kohl’s—and there’s a vast price difference. Crew, and Nordstrom, it doesn’t mean that Kohl’s is the only store with good deals on business attire.

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French Words with New Meanings in English

Daily Writing Tips

accoutrement : accompanying items or accessories (a ludicrous costume or tasteless attire). corsage : flowers worn on a woman’s dress or around her wrist (a woman’s chest, and attire covering this area).

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Alternatives to Black Friday

Simple Productivity Blog

We will be attending to watch the dancing and to see the beautiful attire on the dancers. Wednesdays are simplicity days at SimpleProductivity blog. I hate shopping. With a passion. So my solution to Black Friday is to stay inside and pretend like I’m snowed in.

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Ensure your clothes work for you!

Practically Perfect PA

There should be no step change in your work attire during the week. “No-one will champion you or your career if you don’t.”. Karren Brady. To really start championing your career you have to ensure your clothes work with you, rather than against you.

Synonyms for “Clothes”

Daily Writing Tips

The origin of attire is the French word atirier , meaning “equip” or “prepare”; it, too, began as a verb. Words that refer collectively to one’s clothes have an origin in the sense of equipment or preparation; here are a dozen words available as alternatives to clothes.

Yes, You Need to Dress Better at Work

On The Job

Khakis, polo shirts, sneakers and a ratty backpack are standard attire for many employees. In today's Wall Street Journal there is a story about how to dress for success.

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10 Ways Your Life Improves When You Become a Freelancer

Dumb Little Man

You Save Money on Work Attire. Your work attire could be sweatpants and a t-shirt if you prefer. Have you ever considered how your life might change if you became a freelancer? It’s nice having job security.

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Make a Connection with Vacation

Office Dynamics

My initial thought (months out) was that I would take my time and pack over several weekends; meaning just pulling some clothes here and there or shoes and beach attire so I wouldn’t be rushed at the last minute. . Connection with vacation.

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51 Entrepreneurs Provide Advice On Business Dress Codes

Small Business CEO

“Why Your Business Needs a Dress Code” is a compilation of 51 different entrepreneurs offering their opinions on acceptable attire for business. The other day while browsing through some new articles on BizSugar , I came across a submission about dress codes for your business.

Self-Improvement: Spruce Up Your Appearance

Office Dynamics

If you upgrade your casual attire, you will be viewed as a “leader” among your peers. When we wear attire that is more in line with today’s trends (but not overly trendy), we give the impression that we are up on what is going on in the world.

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Exude Confidence: Image is Perception

Office Dynamics

Your choices of dress-down attire reflect directly your respect for your workplace, your career goals, and your level of overall professionalism. Females are easily disempowered by excessively casual attire in the workplace. · It’s a fact! · In 30 seconds, people form all types of impressions about you based almost entirely on what they see – your clothes, hairstyle, carriage, smile, and the rest of your nonverbal communication. Quick impressions can be lasting ones.

Exude Confidence: Image is Perception

Office Dynamics

Your choices of dress-down attire reflect directly your respect for your workplace, your career goals, and your level of overall professionalism. Females are easily disempowered by excessively casual attire in the workplace. · It’s a fact! · In 30 seconds, people form all types of impressions about you based almost entirely on what they see – your clothes, hairstyle, carriage, smile, and the rest of your nonverbal communication. Quick impressions can be lasting ones.

3 Parallel-Structure Problems

Daily Writing Tips

Each of the following sentences has an organizational flaw. A discussion of each is followed by a suggested revision. People who are successful at careers in fashion design are hardworking, detail oriented, and love apparel.

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The Ritz, London

Practically Perfect PA

Thankfully our attire passed the grade, helped greatly with the forewarning of the dinner invitation being accompanied by a note about the strict dress code. They say you should never meet your heroes.

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Etiquette Lessons for the Company Picnic

On The Job

Give your partner a heads up on proper attire. It’s summer and we’re finally enjoying those carefree days of warmth and sun we dreamed of while enduring one of the most brutal winters on record. And with the increasing temps comes the surest sign of summer: An invitation to the office picnic.

Levi’s New Waste

Eco-Office Gals

Maybe this will inspire other fashion companies to follow suit (perhaps maybe even bridal attire shops like David’s Bridal or WeddingtonWay’s junior bridesmaids dresses ).

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Casual Dress Gone Wrong

On The Job

The boss took the employee aside to tell him his attire was not appropriate for the workplace, even if the attire was casual. My colleague, Stephanie Armour at USA Today , recently wrote about business casual dress at work ( [link] ). After reading the story, I remembered an interview I once had about the same subject with an employer who was clearly frustrated with the situation.

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Salespeople Need to Make Their Pitch Nicely Dressed

Small Business CEO

If your salesperson shows up nicely attired, their believability level will be higher, while a poor appearance leads the client to wonder exactly how much interest you really have in them. Don’t take your established clients for granted and show up unprofessionally attired one day.

5 Types of Insurance You May Need But Haven’t Heard Of

Dumb Little Man

When you take into consideration each component – flowers, venues, menus, invitations, attire, alcohol, decorations, planning – it becomes easy to see why. Forget ‘5 tips for cheaper auto insurance.’ A quick google search will yield hundreds of thousands of article results and you’ve probably heard all of them already. We all know about the basic insurance options.

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Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2017

Daily Writing Tips

Then there’s gorpcore , describing a fashion trend featuring utilitarian clothing associated with outdoor recreation; the term is a play on normcore , which denotes pointedly drab, plain attire and is based on the use of the element -core , derived from hardcore.

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An Assortment of 30 Synonyms for “Assortment,” “Mixture,” or “Variety”

Daily Writing Tips

Motley originally had a sense of “multicolored” and described the variegated-pattern attire of the stock theatrical character Harlequin or a court jester, but it later came to describe a varied assortment.

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Dressing for the Office

Laughing all the Way to Work

2 1 Brody, Marjorie, "Advice & Ideas", Wardrobe Wisdom for Men and Women , [link] , (accessed August 25, 2007) 2 Ramsey, Lydia , Proper Business Attire, [link] , (accessed August 25, 2007). How important is it to your career how you dress at the office? Here is what Marjorie Brody, Fabjob.com, says: "Most business professionals recognize that the expression,"You don't get a second chance to make a first impression" is true.

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Ultimate travel itinerary

Practically Perfect PA

Because we checked the weather before they left the UK, they had the appropriate business attire and didn’t feel uncomfortable. With Assist Travel coming up in September in London I wanted to share one of our most popular blogs with you – The Ultimate Travel Itinerary.

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Guest Posting 101: 5 Things Every Guest Poster Should Know

Tips From T. Marie

If you expect to submit a blog on appropriate office attire to a blog like mine that is all about non-traditional offices not only will your post be rejected, it will be obvious you haven’t even read the blog you want to be published on. A quick shout out to my awesome Biz Buddy Vicki Voisin for inspiring this post. She’s always stopping me during one of our weekly chats to say “That’s a blog post!” and many of my best posts have been because of it.

2016 113

Dressing Greener for the Office Part II

Eco-Office Gals

The high street is moving in the right direction which means eco-friendly office attire is becoming more readily available and affordable. Living a greener life is becoming progressively more important and something that thankfully, more people are gradually becoming aware of.

2012 138

Barbie Then and Now

Loosely Speaking

Our approach was “Dual Survivor Barbie,” and our dolls (attired in those 52-year-old outfits) built a tent, went canoeing, went swimming, put up a teepee, built a fire, roasted a duck, and made friends with a sheep and a rhinoceros. Does Barbie have ANY place in the life of a modern, grown up woman? I know that when I got MY Barbie in 1960, I didn’t see her as an unrealistic role model for myself in the future.

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3 Tips You Can Use Right Now To Connect With Your Confidence

Dumb Little Man

Stand like a Soldier (Dressing in army attire is optional). Confidence is a trait we are all born with. However, although innate, there are still factors that can make us feel shy and not so sure of ourselves. Because of this, one still needs to connect with confidence. As children, we’re natural performers. We tend to relish any opportunity to dance, sing and play. We’re not concerned yet with the opinions of others and we can still express ourselves enthusiastically!

2017 135

Eco Friendly Fashion for the Green Business Woman

Eco-Office Gals

So, if you have a couple of friends who would like some tips on how to be more fabulous and “green” with their attire, how about sending them a link to this article instead? You’re the one that always gets complemented on your outfit.

2012 130

A Green Life is a Good Life

Eco-Office Gals

From sneakers to work attire to fun sandals, eco-friendly styles have your feet covered. Do you strive for a green lifestyle? It can sometimes be a struggle to keep with the latest green trends as you live your busy life.

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Company Holiday Party Etiquette

Office Dynamics

Most invitations will state the dress code or expected attire for the occasion. More than 60% of companies will hold holiday parties this year. Here are a few things to remember. First of all, it starts with your dress. One thing to remember, if you don’t show it at the office, don’t show it at the party. Also be careful of jeans, they may come off too casual and you want to spoof yourself up a little, after all, it is a holiday party!

Company Holiday Party Etiquette

Office Dynamics

Most invitations will state the dress code or expected attire for the occasion. More than 60% of companies will hold holiday parties this year. Here are a few things to remember. First of all, it starts with your dress. One thing to remember, if you don’t show it at the office, don’t show it at the party. Also be careful of jeans, they may come off too casual and you want to spoof yourself up a little, after all, it is a holiday party!

Neologisms Come and Go

Daily Writing Tips

New words are being developed all the time, and there’s nothing we can do to stop this continuous expansion of our vocabulary—other than stop speaking, writing, and thinking, that is. After all, every word was new once.

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