You know that one prized pair of pants that fits you just right? Well, stocking your wardrobe with similarly flattering items is not as tough as it may seem. While the perfect pants, dress and blazer may seem elusive, it’s just a matter of knowing what to look for in the dressing room. We talked to the experts and learned what to zero in on—and when to head to the tailor to let them work their magic.
“Generally, the rule of thumb is that you should be able to put two fingers inside the waistband to have a little wiggle room,” explains Christine O’Donnell, boutique manager at Madame Paulette, a custom alteration and couture cleaning company in New York City. Since most women aren’t the exact same size each day—”sometimes you’re bloated,” she says, for example—it’s important that your trousers won’t suddenly become too tight.
Also keep in mind:
- If there’s puckering or wrinkling in the front panel, the pants are too tight. And if there’s billowing and fabric that doesn’t lie flat—often when you sit down—the pants are too big.
- Don’t worry if the pockets look funny. “No matter how well-designed the pants are and how well
Is this familiar? You are the first to arrive at your office and the last one to leave? You eat a quick lunch at your desk, so you can keep up with your work? Your goal? It’s to be a high-impact, high-energy employee. The kind of employee that makes a difference. The kind of employee that can carry almost an entire company on his back across the finish line. Almost, but not quite; not without sales training. Are you intrigued? Then read on!
Even people who try their best can’t do it alone. They need sales training to make greatness inside them possible. Even the greatest players in sports need a coach. And even the greatest salespeople in the world need effective sales training.
Even high impact individuals need professional training to show them how success can be achieved. Because success is accomplished by managers success is accomplished by effective managers of managers.
And what these managers accomplish more than anything else is to recruit new customers.…
Have you grown tired of your job? Or are you looking for a new working environment? There are many reasons to leave your old job and home behind in search of a new destination, but picking where to go can be quite an overwhelming decision. There are many different conflicting factors which come into play, such as salary considerations, job opportunities, childcare and quality of life, but there are some countries which offer great benefits for expats.
As well as choosing a new country to call home, there are also some things you need to consider before you start searching for your dream job. Here are 3 of the best destinations for expats, as well as some useful tips to get you started.
Hong Kong has grown to become quite independent from the mainland of China and looks after its own set of laws and currency. Many expats who move here tend to have a fair amount of disposable income and often have high salaries, so there is a thriving scene for expats who want to experience something new. Hong Kong, however, is one of the most populated and expensive cities in the world, so expats may need …
As the weather gets better, our thoughts naturally turn towards our summer vacation. Making the right preparations can ensure that you enjoy your time away from the daily routine without worrying about getting sick which would ruin your holiday.
Before You Leave
If you’re traveling abroad, you should research the common health risks associated with your destination country. If you need to be immunized, many courses of injections/tablets need to be taken at least 6-8 weeks before you leave so you should make an appointment with your primary care physician.
Wherever you’re going, you should take a basic first aid kit with you. This should contain over-the-counter pain and fever medication as well as things like cold remedies, tweezers, bandages and plasters.
Many of the problems that travelers face while away from home are associated with overexposure to the sun and insect bites. For this reason, you should make sure that you take plenty of sunscreen and insect repellent with you.
If traveling abroad, you should always take out medical insurance. Falling sick while away can be very expensive especially if your condition requires repatriation. Although you can apply for cheap personal loans from PLNOW Direct, it’s much better if …
The UK government define poverty as a household earning 60% less than the national median income. It tends to affect households with children more than childless ones while over half are households with a disabled member, a single parent and certain ethnic minorities. According to 2016-17 statistics, more than 1 in 4 kids (the equivalent of 4.1 million children) in the UK are growing up in poverty.
Apart from living in inadequate housing, poverty-stricken households don’t have the financial means to cover their other daily needs such as a healthy diet, heating and basic utilities. Their material needs aren’t the only things affected – children often don’t enjoy the simple pleasures that other kids take for granted such as extracurricular activities or day trips with their family.
Child poverty hasbeen proven to have an effect on children’s academic performance as well as their health – both in the short and long term. It has an economic cost for the country too. It has been calculated that it costs the UK government £29 billion a year in providing additional services as well as the cost to the country in lost revenue.
When families are in such dire straits, bad credit short-term …