"Madonna generation" defy jobs recession
Women aged between 50 and 64, dubbed the "Madonna generation",
have fared better than men and any other age group during the jobs
crisis, by setting up their own businesses or working part-time to
boost household income, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and
Development (CIPD) report r......
A day in the life of a LFW runner....
After sending possibly hundreds of emails in January to various
designers and PR companies, I receieved one reply. This was my
golden ticket into the hungry pit of the fashion world; backstage
at Fashion Week. The past 25 years have seen London earn its place
as one of the four leading fash......
Careers and Social Media
The UK is becoming a nation of 'job
flirts' thanks to social networking, with 70% of workers using
social networks to find out about potential opportunities according
to a report from Taleo Corporation.
The UK Social Talent Management report found
employees use social net......
What to wear to score a promotion
1. Rely on the Basics
Stock your closet with six essentials: a fashionable black
dress, a white button-down, dark-wash jeans, a black pencil
skirt, a black blazer, and black pumps. They project a
polished, pulled-together image, which bosses love, and can
be easily acce......
Dress your way into a Fashion or PR job.
For fashion jobs, you have some leeway with your style, but take
a pass on sheer shirts, says Yate - even if you wear a tank top
underneath - and necklaces that end right above or at your cleavage
(it's like an arrow pointing at your boobs). Instead, opt for a hip
dress that isn't too fitte......