6 steps to being a co-worker people like

Your professional brand isn’t just about the quality of work you do, but also the kind of colleague you are. Whether you are starting a new job or looking to up your credibility with your current co-workers, I present some easy steps for being a coworker people like. Who cares if people like you? As … Continue reading 6 steps to being a co-worker people like

Professional dress that “suits” you

For the next two months, our weekly blogs will be focused on the topic "Know Yourself." It's important to know who you are when applying for internships and jobs and deciding on a more long-term career path. When your family, friends, colleagues or professors ask you the dreaded question, "What do you want to do … Continue reading Professional dress that “suits” you

How to Dress to Impress for a Winter Interview

During the colder winter months, it is a habit to put comfort and warmth over fashion. The Holidays may be over but the frigid winter weather is just beginning and interviews do not stop just because it is cold outside. It is important to make a good first impression during an interview no matter the … Continue reading How to Dress to Impress for a Winter Interview

Halloween Social Media Dos & Don’ts

Halloween is here and you and your friends are getting ready to go out and enjoy the Athens festivities.  You've spent a lot of time putting together your costume and you love the way it's turned out.  You can't wait to debut your costume at the Court Street block party and show all your friends on social … Continue reading Halloween Social Media Dos & Don’ts

What to Wear for the Fair

Professional attire has varying meanings when it comes to career fairs, job interviews, and post-hire.  Some basic facets of dressing for success are grooming, choosing appropriate accessories, learning how to dress on a budget, and allowing personality to shine through in a professional way. Grooming Grooming, in its most basic form, involves having a polished … Continue reading What to Wear for the Fair

Conference Etiquette

Networking is a crucial part of the job search process and should be a practice you continue into your professional career. One way for students to network with industry professionals and potential employers is through professional conferences. The first week of spring semester 2015 brought the opportunity for students in the Retail Merchandising and Fashion … Continue reading Conference Etiquette