Fashion Career Change Tips: How to Dress for Jobs in Creative Fields

Fashion Career Change Tips How to Dress for Jobs in Creative Fields

Fashion Career Change Tips How to Dress for Jobs in Creative FieldsSince I launched my Gen X career coaching firm, I have found that more than 97.9% of my clients (i.e. practically everyone) wants to transition from working in traditional careers where black suits are the norm to more “creative” jobs where bright colors and witty t-shirts rule. Yes, it’s been wild that no one has said, Melissa – I really want to go from being a video gamer to an attorney. Does this surprise you? Not me!

Watch my interview with Mercedes Sanchez – the Beauty Expert from the Trend Trio from Have You Tried This Yet? P&G Program. A firsthand career changer herself from politics to fashion/beauty, she tells us the dos and don’ts around making a wardrobe transition.

Hear how Mercedes changed her own wardrobe when she went from politics to fashion and beauty, see how lipstick & 6-inch stilettos can take you from a conservative work environment to a networking event within a more creative field and learn about the #1 fashion blunder guys make when it comes to their professional wardrobe choices.

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Melissa Llarena

Melissa helps movers and shakers up to those in the corner office rediscover what makes them unique so that they can land their dream job in a forward-thinking company where their ideas are listened to, valued, and supported.

She brings insights from having worked in 16-business units (including Human Resources) in NY, Paris, and London. Additionally, in her former corporate career, she worked on billion-dollar brands for P&G and on IBM for Ogilvy & Mather. Later, as the founder and CEO of Career Outcomes Matter, Melissa created a 3-step “sellable strengths” process which has been the centerpiece of her clients' results.

Melissa applies this method consistently to support mid-level professionals up to the c-suite to get into Fortune Global 500 organizations and agencies. She studied Psychology at NYU and earned her MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.

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