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Dress for phenomenal success


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Dress for phenomenal success

  1. 1. Networking Dress to progress
  2. 6. <ul><li>1 Google </li></ul><ul><li>2 Colgate </li></ul><ul><li>3 NTUC Fairprice </li></ul><ul><li>4 Singtel </li></ul><ul><li>5 Straights Times </li></ul><ul><li>6 Starhub </li></ul><ul><li>7 Sony </li></ul><ul><li>8 Yahoo </li></ul><ul><li>9 7Eleven </li></ul><ul><li>10 Nippon Paint </li></ul>
  4. 13. Professional Reliable Creative Dramatic Generous Confident Successful Rich Sophisticated Extrovert Approachable Leader Powerful Creative Sexy Team player Slick Reserved Influential Trustworthy Calm Knowledgeable Fashionable Trendy Elegant
  5. 16. Colour Management <ul><li>Dark Authoritative </li></ul><ul><li>Medium Approachable </li></ul>
  6. 18. <ul><li>BRIGHT Confident </li></ul><ul><li>LIGHT Ineffectual </li></ul>
  7. 19. What do I wear in 2012? I’ll tell you!
  8. 30. Details <ul><li>Belt and shoes colour match </li></ul><ul><li>Black shoes formal, brown informal </li></ul><ul><li>Socks match shoes </li></ul><ul><li>Smart shoes thin soles </li></ul><ul><li>Short tidy hair, thinning hair cropped short </li></ul><ul><li>Small angular glasses, frameless or bold </li></ul><ul><li>Phone/laptop, ipad etc in a “man bag” </li></ul>
  9. 34. dark SUIT Colourful jacket Smart jeans A fewglam tops Wrap dress Fitted Shirt Great trousers More Casual jacket
  10. 35. Selection of bags and accessories Some basic tops tunics Casual Jeans/Trousers Sexy sandals
  11. 37. <ul><li>Shoes and bag DO NOT match, tone, or highly contrast with statement bag </li></ul><ul><li>Polished make-up </li></ul><ul><li>Knee length or slightly above knee hemlines </li></ul><ul><li>Sleek 40’s style silhouette </li></ul><ul><li>Power Dressing </li></ul><ul><li>Stiletto heels </li></ul><ul><li>Short neat dark nails </li></ul>
  12. 38. Impact Checklist? <ul><li>Current? </li></ul><ul><li>Admired? </li></ul><ul><li>Brand Reflective? </li></ul><ul><li>Appropriate? </li></ul><ul><li>Groomed? </li></ul><ul><li>Organised? </li></ul><ul><li>Consistent? </li></ul><ul><li>Advertised? </li></ul>
  13. 39. Confident Body Language?
  14. 40. Are you being heard?
  15. 41. How successful people get jobs (2208 jobs) 31% Invited to apply based on reputation 4% Asked about jobs in other areas 8% Created or negotiated 12% Previous relationship with manager 8% Alerted by their network 63% Informal Methods 13% Internal ads 24% external ads (first jobs are a large percentage) 37% Formal Methods
  16. 42. Networking checklist… <ul><li>Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Etiquette </li></ul><ul><li>Follow up </li></ul><ul><li>Social Media minefield </li></ul><ul><li>Nurturing relationships </li></ul>