Companies Cannot Afford High Turnover Rate

By Judith Rasband © 2008-2017 Conselle Institute of Image Management Employees are a company’s greatest resource. If a company can’t create satisfied employees, the employees will find a company that can. “I’m outta here!” fumes Joe Blow, dissatisfied with the lack of recognition from both management and staff. The cost of employee turnover ranges from [...]

By |2017-09-18T19:33:20+00:00September 18th, 2017|Business/Leadership|0 Comments

First Real Dress Code Ever Devised

In 1990, image author Judith Rasband predicted the business casual downtrend, reduced productivity and civility in the workplace, the current drop in retail clothing sales, and the domino effect on related businesses. Now, director of the Conselle Institute of Image Management, Rasband has created the first real dress code ever devised—the solution to confusion and [...]

By |2017-09-11T17:32:41+00:00September 11th, 2017|Article, Business/Leadership|0 Comments

America’s Going Down the Tube in a T-Shirt!

by Judith Rasband Since 1960 and the onset of anti-establishment attitudes, standards of dress have declined. Not only has dress for traditional roles and occasions become increasingly casual, but jeans, T-shirts, and sweats lead the fashion trend list. Visit any movie theater or mall and you'll see people wearing more T-shirts and jeans or sweats [...]

By |2017-06-28T18:18:52+00:00May 11th, 2017|Business/Leadership|0 Comments

Real Men Don’t Wear Tees!

By Judith Rasband © 2000 Conselle L. C. In the world of high fashion, the old-fashioned T-shirt is now called a "tee." What a word for a guy's T-shirt. "Tee" has a distinctly feminine, diminutive look and sound to it. "Tee, hee, hee." Sounds silly to me. Granted, in addressing the current business casual confusion, [...]

By |2017-05-11T22:07:08+00:00May 11th, 2017|Business/Leadership|0 Comments

The Low-Down On Dressing-Down

By Judith Rasband It’s time to explode the myth! Contrary to popular belief, dress-down days in the workplace bring a decrease in mannerly behavior and productivity, along with an increase in harassment litigation within corporate settings. Scott Kingdom, Managing Director or the Chicago office of Korn Ferry International, the nation’s largest executive search firm, stated [...]

By |2017-06-28T17:48:30+00:00May 11th, 2017|Business/Leadership|0 Comments

Dress-up Thursdays™ & Saturday-Night Special

By Judith Rasband People want to feel special and clothes can do that. It's time to get dressed and turn all occasions into special occasions. The downtrend toward casualization is hitting all sectors of society. From the homes, schools, churches, restaurants, theaters, and of course the workplace, we're getting reports of people looking like slobs—behaving [...]

By |2017-04-13T16:21:27+00:00April 13th, 2017|Business/Leadership|0 Comments

America’s Going Down the Tube in a T-Shirt!

by Judith Rasband Since 1960 and the onset of anti-establishment attitudes, standards of dress have declined. Not only has dress for traditional roles and occasions become increasingly casual, but jeans, T-shirts, and sweats lead the fashion trend list. Visit any movie theater or mall and you'll see people wearing more T-shirts and jeans or sweats [...]

By |2017-04-13T16:51:50+00:00April 13th, 2017|Business/Leadership|0 Comments

The Low-Down On Dressing-Down

By Judith Rasband It’s time to explode the myth! Contrary to popular belief, dress-down days in the workplace bring a decrease in mannerly behavior and productivity, along with an increase in harassment litigation within corporate settings. Scott Kingdom, Managing Director or the Chicago office of Korn Ferry International, the nation’s largest executive search firm, stated [...]

By |2017-04-13T16:18:51+00:00April 13th, 2017|Business/Leadership|0 Comments