Archive for July, 2009

Should My Toe Nail Polish Match My Flip Flops?

Insider secret to summertime dress for success for women.

I love summer. Really, I do. It is my favorite time of the year (seasonally speaking, besides Christmas of course). I look forward to the summer months all year long. The warm sun, the clear skies, full and lush landscapes, flowers in bloom and, of course, the ever so stifling Houston humidity. But, what I love the most is the new fashion styles that arrive with the weather changes…and with weather changes clothes can become more and more ultramodern. Here are some insider tips to staying chic and professional in the work place while it’s hot outside. Continue reading ‘Should My Toe Nail Polish Match My Flip Flops?’

Don’t Knock It ‘til You Try It

will-s-0209Retail careers can pay huge dividends.

When most of us think of jobs in the retail industry, the mere thought conjures up visions of working late nights, weekends, and holidays. Throw in the added burden of dealing with cranky customers and standing until your feet go numb— well, you get the picture. Continue reading ‘Don’t Knock It ‘til You Try It’

My Tank Top Is My Power Suit

danny-0509Insider Secrets to Summertime Dress for Success for Men

Okay, gentlemen, I have the privilege of working with another person daily, and she challenged me to a blog-off on the topic of dress for success tips for men and women. Well, luckily, I am a bit of an armchair sartorialist, so I’m here to both meet her challenge and give you some useful tips. Continue reading ‘My Tank Top Is My Power Suit’

Getting a Little Credit


Sometimes you do get a break for doing the right thing. The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) Program gives you, the employer, a federal tax credit that reduces your tax liability when you hire from nine different targeted groups: Continue reading ‘Getting a Little Credit’