Classrooms to the Cubicle: How to Adjust from College Lifestyle to the Workforce

by Rachel Yeomans | November 10th, 2009

Many college students just starting their new careers find themselves exhausted from the 9-5 and don’t understand why work is so much different (and often harder) than the academic school schedule. In school, college students could stay up until 2am (or later), enjoy sleeping in until 9 or 10 (or later) and design a schedule… Read more…

Working the Wardrobe When You’re Expecting: Working Expert Gives You 10 Pregnancy Wardrobe Staples

by Rachel Yeomans | November 5th, 2009

by Karla Trotman Pregnancy can be an extremely uncomfortable time for a woman. Add to that the stress of having to buy an entire wardrobe just to get through the next nine plus months. You don’t want to spend too much money, but you also want to look fabulous and be comfortable, especially at work…. Read more…

Working the Work Wardrobe Without the Dress Code. Fashion Blog, Diary of a Fashion Muse, Tells All

by Rachel Yeomans | October 22nd, 2009

This past month I have gone through some major changes career wise. After spending almost three years both happily and unhappily ensconced in an office job where my quite varied role was fairly straightforward (at times anyway) I decided to leave and try something different. After years of wanting to write for a living and… Read more…

Re-Enter the Work Force in Style with a Little Help from a Florida Hair Salon

by Rachel Yeomans | October 1st, 2009

It is a nail-biting experience entering (or reentering) the workforce. You went through all the stress trying to get a job. Now you have one and you are about to walk in on your first day, make impressions on your colleagues, and hope like crazy that you will work in this position, that your boss… Read more…

Setting Yourself Apart in the Working World

by Rachel Yeomans | September 28th, 2009

What sets you apart from all of the other people out there searching for jobs? Is it who you know? Is it your winning personality? Is it your past experience? The answer is “Yes” to all of the above. But you already knew that. What else can you do to set yourself apart? Click here… Read more…

Working the Job Fair

by Rachel Yeomans | September 14th, 2009

Usually advertisements for job fairs are straight forward–bring copies of your resume and wear business attire. That phrase is open to so many translations, any student’s head would spin. How many copies of your resume should you bring? What do you mean by business attire–does that mean a suit and tie or a polo and… Read more…

Work is Not Just 9-5. How the Amazing Regina Spektor Outfits Her Career

by Rachel Yeomans | September 13th, 2009

I was fortunate enough to attend the Chicago site of Regina Spektor’s music tour. She was, of course, amazing. Her music, her accompaniment, and her fantastic outfit. At the end of her set, she got up and dipped into a curtsy for the audience, and my friend said to me, “When was the last time… Read more…

Keeping a Job in Style. Learn from Canada.

by Rachel Yeomans | September 6th, 2009

There are times we fall under the grave misconception that when we land a job we can kick up our heels, get comfortable and wait for the money to flow in without exerting too much effort on our part. A lesson in maintaining your recently-acquired (or even for those who have been comfortable in your… Read more…

Volunteer Gear: Wearing a Difference

by Rachel Yeomans | July 27th, 2009

Volunteering is one of the most fruitful endeavors an individual can do; plus it is one of the attributes that prospective employers are looking for in their future team members. Some companies even require their employees to volunteer on a regular basis. Volunteer Gear took it one step further. The company and clothing line launched… Read more…