Hitting the Road as brought forth by Dressing for Success

    September 24, 2015 all-day

    Dress for Success’s® Going Places Network Presents Hitting the Road: Understanding Career Paths within the Fashion and Retail Industry

    An introduction to market-based business models for social impact.

    September 24, 2015

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    In order to create a vibrant workforce and attract and develop the best talent, it is critical to understand the different functions that make any business or company successful. For a new or existing hire, an understanding of the opportunities for growth and the ways in which to contribute to the overall goals and objectives of the employer is a critical step in avoiding career plateauing.

    Discover the disciplines within the retail and fashion industry. The panelists will identify skill sets and pathways to career ladders within their business functions, to identify successful career paths, avoid plateauing and create the optimal environment for job mobility and career advancement.

    About GCU New York x Dress for Success® Partnership

    GCU New York is a proud partner of Dress for Success®, an organization dedicated to promoting the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.  As part of a recent grant from the Walmart Foundation, Dress for Success® is partnering with Glasgow Caledonian University New York (GCU New York), to curate a series of salon events on innovative workforce development practices in the apparel and accessories industry.