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    The stigma associated with fashion

    The stigma associated with fashion In the first edition of Ambitious Magazine I told you that I always wanted to do something with fashion, but something was holding me back. My biggest fear? The opinion of others. Women who like and do something with fashion are seen as flighty, superficial and irresponsable. For some reason, a woman who cares about her appearance comes with the stigma that she isn´t smart. That´s why I didn´t dare to say it out loud that I wanted to do something in fashion. Even telling I have a fashion blog is sometimes embarrassing. The fact your are into fashion as a woman does not undermine…

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    Dress better, work better?

    Dress better, work better? Can dressing for success lead to success?  Recent studies suggest dressing up for work in a suit or blazer will improve employees overall productivity. So, read further and suit up!   The positive effects of suiting up We already know that wearing nice clothes to the office affect how you’re feeling and boosts your confidence.But dressing well also positively affects how people perceive you. What you wear sends a message to people around you. When suiting up, you will feel more powerful which in return leads to higher chances of success. When you feel good, you do good. The problem of casual dressing The problem is…

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    Spring: put on your happy suit

    Spring is in town! Ideal to bring some color in our (office) wardrobe. Yes, even to work you can wear bright colors. With all fashion weeks done, we know which color trends will be hot and trendy. Yellow is definitely the color of spring/summer 2019. Lucky for us, a lot of different shades of yellow passed the runway. From a more pastel yellow like egg-yolk to a deep and warm yellow like Mango Mojito. In between we find Lemon Verbena and Aspen Gold. I think it is time for some springspiration and suitspiration and to bring some color into your workspace. Dare to go for the yellow suit! Do you…

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    3 stages of a job interview

    This are the 3 stages of a job interview A job interview has 3 stages: pre-interview, the interview itself and post-interview. All these stages are important to succeed in the job interview and to get the job of your dreams. Pre interview Get to know the company. Do research on the company and position that your are interviewing for. Prepare answers for potential questions. There are always questions that come back like tell me something about yourself, why do you want the job, what are your strenghts, why should we hire you, … Do not forget to bring multiple copies of your resume and also bring a pen and notebook…

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    Concrete tips voor een kickass CV

    Concrete tips voor een kickass CV van Anne-Sophie van Rise HR Anne-Sophie De Smedt van Rise HR helpt organisaties en particulieren bij het ontdekken, kaderen en bereiken van nieuwe doelen: persoonlijk, transparant, eerlijk, zonder poeha. Solliciteren met een daarbij horende sterke CV is voor vele de eerste stap richting een nieuwe carrière. Sta jij op het punt om te solliciteren, maar is je CV nog steeds niet on point? Geen nood! We weten hoe tijdrovend en moeilijk het is om een krachtig CV te maken waarin je je onderscheidt van de massa. Daarom geeft Anne-Sophie je concrete tips voor een CV die jou helpen naar je droom job! Waarom al…

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    Why is a good outfit important by a job interview?

    This is why a good outfit is important by a job interview Believe it or not, dressing well is very important in daily life, especially in a professional environnement, and of course during job interviews. It is all about the first impression, right! To show you how important a good outfit is when you go on a job interview, I have some statistics for you. Statistics don´t lie: a good job interview outfit is important You want to make a good first impression by a job interview. An appropriate job interview outfit plays an important role. These statistics show that in the first place what you say is not important.…

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    The perfect job interview outfit in 5 different industries

    Find your perfect job interview outfit in these industries Whether we like it or not, fashion and how you physically present yourself matters when it comes to landing your dream job. Your job interview outfit is your first impression and we all want to make a good first impression on a job interview. Having your closet ready with job interview outfits can help take a little pressure off an already stressful situation. Here are some tips for your job interview outfit in 5 different industries. Good luck!   1/ A creative job f.e. writer, editor, graphic designer When you apply for a creative job your interview outfit can reflect your…

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    3x a not typical corporate suit for a job interview

    Do you dare to wear a not typical corporate suit for a job interview? Are you bored of the typical black, grey or navy suits? Do you want to stand out? These 3 not typical corporates suit are very appropriate for a job interview. The 3 colors stand all for some qualities you definitely want to emit during your job interview. Discover and shop these not typical suits for a job interview. 3 not typical corporate suits for a job interview 1/Strong in burgundy Burgundy is the color for AW 2019/2020. You can score this one at the moment by WE Fashion. The color burgundy is associated with being passionated,…

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    Interview with Lauren Coppens of Femmenation

    Interview with Femmenation Lauren Coppens is a student, animal lover and 100% feminist. Feminism and her passion for fashion are the basis to found Femmenation. Why Lauren wants to be an entrepreneur, founded Femmenation and what she wants to accomplish , you can read it in this exclusive interview! Have you always want to be an entrepreneur or has the passion for entrepreneur grown by years? I always wanted to start something that’s completely mine. When I was younger I had a second passion besides fashion: photography. After high school I started my photography studies. I wanted to become a professional freelance photographer. But that turned out different than expected.…

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    5 tips to stay productive while traveling

    How to stay productive while traveling? Are you an entrepreneur and have you the opportunity to match work and travel? Lucky you! But one of the most difficult things about traveling is having the skill to stay productive while you’re on the road. It’s tricky to balance the time you need to be getting things done and staying on deadline with enjoying yourself and having a good time. Here are some tips and tricks that you can apply to stay focused and productive while traveling! 1/ Have a specific daily schedule or routine and stick to it Put together a daily schedule (hour-by-hour) that helps you keep on track with everything…