Making my living working in the Human Resources space, I spend most of my day giving and collecting career advice. In all honesty, there isn’t one set path, plan or magic formula that will determine weather or not you’ll be successful. Life will throw you a ton of unexpected road blocks and opportunities that will change your career path through out your lifetime. The one thing that does ring true – believe in yourself, you know what’s right for you.
The fashion industry is well known for its demands on aspiring editors and stylists. Hustle is the name of the game in fashion. What does it take to make it in the fashion world? These 5 fashion editors share their biggest career advice for getting ahead, no matter what industry you work in.
Anna Wintour the HBIC of Vogue for over 20 years is dishing out career advice to young women and the advice couldn’t be more spot-on. I’ve been a long time admirer of women who have made it to the top of the corporate ladder and none have been more feared, revered and overall influential in their position than Anna Wintour. So what makes Anna so great? She recently shared her two biggest nuggets of wisdom for young women in the work place – be confident and make mistakes.
Full Article Here: http://usm.ag/1OApBqL
Feeling restless because you don’t have a clue on what you want to do with your career? You would be surprised at how many fashion editors had planned completely alternative careers before moving into fashion, including Joe Zee. The former editor at Elle Magazine, you may have seen him in a few episodes of the MTV show The City, has got some great advice to share with you on how to transition from one career path to another. Need a huge hint, it starts with “always say yes!””
Full Article Here: http://bit.ly/1G6gLPK
When your name alone sparks a popular Instagram hashtag (#evachenpose), you know you have influence. The former Lucky EIC who recently took a new position at Pinterest has some amazing career advice to dish out. What’s Eva’s biggest piece of advice for young women? Trust your instincts and take charge – your gut knows.
Full Article Here: http://bit.ly/1CWmoQY
For those of you who have seen Mademoiselle C (available on Netflix!), you’ll be familiar with former Vogue Paris EIC Carine Roitfeld’s approach to her career – it has to be fun. Getting caught up in the daily grind that really zap all that creative energy you have within you. It’s just not worth it some days. So what are you to do when your career and passions don’t mesh? Find a way to enjoy your job, but above all have fun and “never, ever take your job too seriously.”
Full Article Here: http://bit.ly/1fFkZnw
I recently read an interesting statistic that 40% of millennials are now creating their own jobs and fully throwing themselves into entreprenueralship. I personally know quite a few bloggers that quit their daily 9to5 for the self employed life and are killing it. It’s time to pull yourself out of that job that’s killing you inside and take the advice from fashion editor Anna Dello Russo – “invent your own job.”
Full Article Here: http://bit.ly/1Ir5mLV
original images via