Clothes & Career: How Power Dressing Can Help You Move Up

As cliche as it may sound, the maxim “first impressions last” still applies in the modern world, especially in professional and business settings. This isn’t because business people tend to be more judgmental, but because the way people carry themselves in public reveals their personality *before* they even speak their first word.

Many studies have already proven the subtle yet powerful effect of body language not only to a person’s self-confidence but also to the way other people treat him. What’s not often talked about is how the clothes you wear can be a huge factor that amplifies your body language.

For gentlemen, wearing a tailored suit can make their actions seem more manly. The same goes for women, when wearing a sharp dress shirt can make them look more powerful and intelligent.

That is why the way you dress can spell the difference between getting promoted or being passed off as a “nobody.” In the infographic below, Guthrie-Jensen Consultants illustrates how you can dress for success to achieve your professional goals.

An infographic by Guthrie Jensen, Global Training Consultant.

How to select the perfect Beauty Uniform for Spa & Salons? #Infographic #Uniform

A beauty uniform is not just a uniform. For a beauty professional it is literally, a mantle that should radiate skill, professionalism, service, and attitude much before the beauty service is delivered. As a salon or spa owner, how do you ensure that the uniforms you choose are the perfect mantles for your professionals’ expertise and personality?

There are two key ideas that can help you make the right decision. Firstly, you need to know which fabrics make for functional, durable, and efficient uniforms. Secondly, once you shortlist the fabrics, you must discern whether their quality, aesthetics and characteristics will be a representative of your salon’s credo and theme.

The above-mentioned checklist will be useful when selecting a uniform for your staff of beauty professionals whose efforts transform everyday routines into successful years for your spa/salon! Be more conscious and more involved in the uniform selection process.

An infographic by Diamond Designs.