Image strategies for successful professionals with Roberta Hughes – 12/7

Roberta Hughes will be my guest to discuss the topic of “image strategies for successful professionals“.

Join us on Tuesday 12/7/10 at 8am PT | 9am MT | 10am CT | 11am ET by either calling in to (917) 932-1762, or listen from your computer. Feel free to ask a live question on the call, or in the chat room. If you’re not able to listen to the radio show at the broadcast time, you can return to that link and hear the archives from your computer or download to your iPod.

Ms. Hughes is the president of Avidere, LLC, an image consulting firm serving individuals and corporations.  Her expertise is sought after by Fortune 500 companies, apparel manufacturers and successful individuals.  Ms. Hughes is a national speaker, author, and television host. She has been featured in national publications including, Web MD, and Day Spa Magazine on image strategies ranging from dress code policies, uniform programs, and individual style and presence. She is a graduate of Conselle Image Management Institute where she studied visual communication.

Roberta Hughes, CEO of Avidere, LLC / image consultant / author / speaker / television & film host
Find Avidere on Facebook: Avidere Image Fashion Consulting

PRODUCTS: Image Professional Dress Charts, Power of Image E-Book, Employee Image Training DVDs
INDIVIDUAL SERVICES: Performed by Avidere certified consultant. Image evaluation, wardrobe styling, personal shopping, color evaluations, figure profile.
CORPORATE SERVICES: Image Assessment, Dress Code Policies, Uniform Programs, Training Seminars & DVDs

Roberta is offering a special discount for Job Club Radio listeners to get a discount on image services offered through Avidere. Go to for more information. To take advantage of this offer, send email to:

1) Use IMAGE20 – save 20% on Avidere “personal” image consulting services. Valid through December 31, 2010 only. We offer on-site (wardrobe) and virtual image services (image, color evaluation & shopping).
2) Use IMAGE100 – save $100 on any employee image training DVD. Valid through December 31, 2010 only.

Quote of show:
“A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success.” – Joyce Brothers

Number of show: 3
Men should have a minimum of 3 suits.


Image of Success with Lizandra Vega – Mon 8/23

Lizandra Vega will be my guest on Monday 8/23/10 to discuss her book: Image of Success – Make a great impression and land the job you want. Join us on Monday 8/23 at 11am PT|12n MT|1pm CT|2pm ET at You can either call in to (917) 932-1762, or listen from your computer. Feel free to ask a live question on the call, or in the chat room. If you’re not able to listen to the radio show at the broadcast time, you can return to that link and hear the archives from your computer or download to your iPod.

Lizandra Vega is the author of The Image of Success: Make a Great Impression and Land The Job You Want (AMACOM Books, May 27, 2010). She is one of the most respected recruiters in the New York Staffing arena, as well as a Certified Image Coach. Cofounder and Managing Partner of Manhattan-based boutique staffing firm Perennial Resources International (PRI), she has successfully coached thousands of individuals on career development, interview techniques, and the kind of verbal and nonverbal communication that is crucial to one’s success. Lizandra Vega lives in Westchester County, New York with her husband and two children. She can be reached at

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Quote of the show:
“What a strange power there is in clothing.” – Isaac Bashevis Singer, Polish born Jewish American write and Nobel Prize for in Literature

Number of the show: 2895 vs 737
Expensive suit with shirt, tie and shoes = $2895 versus reasonably priced suit with shirt, tie and shoes = $737. Either way, it’s a small investment to look your best and make the best impression. As quoted in:

Episode #5 – Image in the Workplace (Mon 4/19/10)

Sarah Ward will be our guest speaker for the Mon 4/19/10 show. She is passionate about dressing to make the right impression and this is oh so important for managing your career!  Sarah is an image consultant, personal shopper, jewelry designer and Conselle Affiliate in the Provo, Utah area.  With a background in teaching, she loves working with people and helping them look and feel their best.  Sarah received her formal image consulting training from the nation’s premiere image consulting school, the Conselle Institute, and is an active member of AICI. Originally from Vancouver, Canada, she now resides in Utah with her husband Tim. Sarah’s contact info – Phone: 801-851-0055, Email:, Web:

Tune in Monday April 19th at 11am PT | 2pm ET as we’ll discuss image in the workplace.

Check out Sarah’s blog post: Image in the Workplace Do’s and Don’ts

We cannot NOT communicate. “Long before we are close enough to speak, we announce ourselves.  We project or reflect important information about ourselves.  By the time we meet and vocally converse, we have already communicated volumes in an older and more universal language” (Allison Laurie, Language of Clothes). Since the language of dress, grooming, and body language is far more persuasive than any spoken language, taking thought to our image and appearance in the workplace is critical to our success… Read more at Sarah’s blog.

Quote: “A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success in life.” – Dr. Joyce Brothers, psychologist and columnist

Number: 1 billion
$1Billion dollars is the amount of money the airline industry has lost due to the Icelandic volcano eruption.