GM’s Business Changes Involve a Casual Take on Dress Code. Impressive Change or are They Working Against their Business Model?

by Rachel Yeomans | November 30th, 2009

GM is updating its look – literally. Some of the changes include terming a conference room a “Zen Room”, holding ride-and-drive events for GM employees, and working in a new office dress code. Or rather, almost eliminating it. As stated from a memo from GM’s Vice President of Global Human Resources, Mary Barra: “As we… Read more…

Working Business Casual into the 50-Year-Old Dress Code

by Rachel Yeomans | October 12th, 2009

I came across this column on bnd.com, and found it very insightful and appropriate in regards to casual attire and working with this attire from an older age group. Read on to see what contributing writer Terry Mackin has to say on dressing the 50-year-old casual businessman. I happen to disagree with a few points… Read more…

Job Interview 101: Know the Office (and Outfit) You’re Applying For

by Rachel Yeomans | September 11th, 2009

I’ve written several posts on job interviews in the past, but I feel it’s a subject worth coming back to. You may be a student worrying about interviewing for your first job (or even your first career); you may be laid off and hoping that this one is the job for you; or you may… Read more…