power dressing: Hey Hampton Roads! I'll be on WVEC/ABC 13 News tonite at 5pm making over job seekers! - 11/20/08 07:43 AM
Tune in to WVEC (ABC) Channel 13 News at 5PM Eastern tonight (November 20th, 2008) and see these 12 fabulous women that are a part of the Good Morning America "It" Factor Career Club of Chesapeake, VA.
We've had a fabulous day getting the royal treatment from some of my favorite local businesses. High-fashion hairstyling that properly frames the face was provided courtesy of Anthony and Co., one of the top hair salons in Norfolk. Next we shopped at an upscale consignment shop nearby, where our ladies were outfitted with dazzling career wear, all courtesy of 2nd Act Consignment.

power dressing: A 60 Second Image Analysis of the Obamas’ 60 Minutes Interview - 11/18/08 04:39 AM
On Sunday, Steve Kroft of 60 Minutes gave an exclusive interview with First-Couple-to-be Barack and Michelle Obama. Barack Obama looked very presidential in a black suit with crisp white shirt and deep red tie. This suit combination works well because it is a flattering and authoritative look for most men. I'm also glad to see he favors slim-cut suits which look better than traditional styles for men with his build. I would like to suggest though, that a more effective suit color would be navy blue. While black definitely denotes authority, it can also be perceived as austere and unapproachable. (So … (3 comments)

power dressing: 5 Reasons it Pays to Hire an Image Consultant in a Tough Economy - 11/14/08 02:37 AM
1. Dress for Success.There's a reason that old adage has survived. It is especially important during the current weak job market. Eric Wilson recently wrote an article for The New York Times entitled "The Return of the Interview Suit." With the sobering reality of "the unemployment rate in America at a 14-year high and more than half a million jobs lost in the last three months alone," Wilson writes that there is a clear shift back toward serious business attire. Your image is your visual resume. You already know that your paper resume must be impeccable, free of mistakes, and give … (0 comments)


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