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A close friend of mine is a flight attendant.  She was asked for some interview tips from a young person who was about to attend her interview for the same airline.  As I was going over her response text, I thought the ideas she was sharing would be great for anyone embarking on a job interview.  Her text went as follows: This industry is very competitive.  Look the part.  Wear a professional outfit.  No jeans or low-cut tops.  If you have long hair, wear it up and out of your face.  Your make up should

When you see someone you know approaching, do you say “hello” first?  Or do you wait for him/her to initiate the salutation?  If you walk into a busy store and spot someone you knew in high school, do you pretend not to see them? Or do you act surprised when they greet you?  If you said yes to either of these statements then I challenge you to consider breaking out of that comfort zone.  Start saying “hello” first. Here’s why: Confidence Even if you do not feel confident, being the first to say

I just got back from a lifetime vacation to 3 Disney parks in Florida and a Disney cruise.  I’ve done Disney before and my sister used to be a Disney Cast Member. I also prepared a final project on Employee Retention for a Graduate Certificate course based on Disney values so I feel like I know something about Disney.  Having just spent the most wonderful 2 weeks immersed in Disney culture, it gave me the opportunity to hold a magnifying glass to the practices that make Disney such a preferred

We all have those days where we wake up and the thought of leaving the comfort of our cozy beds is unthinkable.  Laying quasi-awake anticipating the day, you have to make the decision of what you will wear and that just makes the bed that much more appealing.  The choice to wear the “old stand-by” comfortable or familiar outfit, is the easiest one.  It isn’t a “power suit”, it doesn’t have a statement, no one typically comments on it ever but it gets you by when you don’t feel you

You cannot climb the ladder of success dressed in the costume of failure.” Zig Ziglar Your wardrobe choice, how you put it together and how you carry yourself, can make a difference in how the world perceives and treats you. Watching how a person’s life can be transformed by making some wardrobe, style and behaviour adjustments, has been the inspiration for many a Hollywood flick. Here are a few of my favourite “clothes-make-the-man (or woman)” movies: Pretty Woman A story of a love affair that begins when a prostitute is

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