Careers Archive

Careers Counsel | Is It Better to Fit In or Stand Out, Networking Outside Your Industry

There are few sectors of the economy that offer as wide and interesting a range of career opportunities as fashion. Careers Counsel rounds up the most useful and inspiring articles from around the web. To browse hundreds of jobs from leading brands, visit BoF Careers. “The Two Kinds of People Most Likely to Get Ahead at Work“ (Quartz)“Is it better to fit in or stand …

Power Moves | Acqua di Parma Names CEO, Garage Appoints Editor-in-Chief

LONDON, United Kingdom — BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week. Acqua di Parma Names CEOLaura Burdese has been appointed as chief executive officer of Acqua di Parma, effective immediately. She takes over from Gabriella Scarpa, who will continue in her role as chairman of LVMH Italy. Before joining Acqua di Parma, Burdese was country manager and managing director of Swatch Group Italy, …

Power Moves | Peter Dundas Exits Cavalli, Executive Shake-up at Condé Nast

LONDON, United Kingdom — BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week. Peter Dundas Exits Roberto CavalliAfter 19 months as creative director of Roberto Cavalli, Peter Dundas is leaving his role in the midst of a radical and comprehensive reorganisation of the house. Cavalli has not yet named a successor to Dundas, who joined the label in March 2015. Before that, the Norwegian worked as …

I'm the CEO of a Tech Company, And Building a Startup Is Nothing Like the Media Portrays It

I know my experience isn’t the be-all, end-all of what building a tech startup is like. In some ways it’s unusual: I’m married to my cofounder. I’m a female CEO. We had savings and the skills to get an initial product off the ground, so we weren’t desperate for funding straight out of the gate.But … Continue reading Source link

I Left Investment Banking and Wrote a Book That Blew Open Wall Street’s Sexist Culture

In the early 1980’s, between high school years, I worked as hard as I’ve ever worked—and that includes what would later be a long stint on Wall Street followed by a writing career.Still, I got fired.The job was at a McDonalds in New Jersey where I openly gave my manager unwanted opinions about how … Continue reading Source link

Careers Counsel | Own Your Career in 2017, Make Your 9-5 Meaningful, Be Less Creative

There are few sectors of the economy that offer as wide and interesting a range of career opportunities as fashion. Careers Counsel rounds up the most useful and inspiring articles from around the web. To browse hundreds of jobs from leading brands, visit BoF Careers. “Own Your Career in 2017“ (Inc)“3 reasons why those who stay on ‘autopilot’ can expect to fall behind, or maybe …

Power Moves | Hearst Promotes Joanna Coles, Ferragamo Taps Paul Andrew

LONDON, United Kingdom — BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week. Salvatore Ferragamo Hires Paul AndrewSalvatore Ferragamo has appointed CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund winner Paul Andrew as women’s footwear design director, effective immediately. Andrew is set to show his first collection for Ferragamo next year and will continue to design for his eponymous brand. Joanna Coles Promoted at HearstHearst Magazines has appointed Joanna Coles chief content officer, …

Announcing Elie Tahari, Tessabit

LONDON, United Kingdom — Our weekly motivation contains curated career advice from leading executives, entrepreneurs and creatives in conversation with BoF. Today’s mantra comes from leading street style photographer Tommy Ton (read the full interview here). You always have to stay on top of your game. This week, we are pleased to introduce two new partners to BoF Careers: Israeli-born designer Elie Tahari founded his …

Power Moves | Carolina Herrera VP of Design, Haider Ackermann to Berluti

LONDON, United Kingdom — BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week. Berluti Names Haider Ackermann Creative DirectorHaider Ackermann has joined Berluti as creative director, succeeding Alessandro Sartori, who in February joined Ermenegildo Zegna as artistic director. Ackermann’s first collection for Berluti will be Autumn/Winter 2017, shown during Paris men’s fashion week in January. Carolina Herrera Appoints VP of DesignCarolina Herrera has appointed Raffaele Ilardo …

Power Moves | Laura Brown to InStyle, La Perla Creative Director, Forever 21 CFO

LONDON, United Kingdom — BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week. Laura Brown Joins InStyleInStyle has appointed Laura Brown as editor-in-chief, effective August 29. She succeeds Ariel Foxman, who left the publication in July after eight years at the helm. Brown joins InStyle from Harpers Bazaar, where she was executive editor, special projects. La Perla Names Creative DirectorLa Perla has appointed Julia Haart …