The Vacation Poll!

During the summer, some people go away (far away), while others stay closer.  So why not ask: [poll id=”134″]

Effective Networking Skills to take the Awkwardness of out Business mixing and mingling

Kristin Marquet Before I started working in the fashion and public relations’ industries, I felt uncomfortable in social situations, was petrified of meeting and talking to new people, and hated public speaking for many reasons but shyness topped the list.  Yet, once I learned effective networking skills, my network of fashion and media contacts exploded. […]

Non-English Majors and the Publishing Industry

Back in the day when I was looking for a full time work, I was astounded that publishing jobs tend to look for either journalism or English majors.  I can understand why they prefer someone with a journalism background, but English?  Why aren’t other liberal arts majors listed?  I find it interesting that HR would […]

Prospere Magazine and Isobella Jade on the Bella Petite Hour!

Last week, Prospere Magazine and working petite model, Isobella Jade took part in the Bella Petite Hour, hosted by Bella Petite Magazine editor, Ann Lauren.  This weekly show where Ann talks to people ranging from designers who focus on petites to petite women who are in the public eye and more, brings to the public, petite-related issues.  Body […]

Prospere Magazine to be on the Bella Petite Hour

Cynthia’s Thoughts will be back next week… Prospere Magazine will be interviewed by Bella Petite founder, Ann Lauren on Tuesday, December 1 at 1 pm Eastern time on her radio show, The Bella Petite Hour.  Bella Petite is an online-only fashion/lifestyle and special interest magazine which especially targets petite women 5’5″ and shorter.  Its mission is […]

Professional Profiles will Return

Prospere Magazine is covering the tents this week!  Our weekly profile of women with unique careers is on hiatus this week, but will return on October 28!

Sara Sutton Fell: Being Flex With One's Career

Sara Sutton Fell of Denver, Colorado is the brainchild behind FlexJobs, a job site launched in 2007 dedicated to helping people find telecommuting jobs, positions where they can work from home.  Sara started this when she was pregnant with her first child and wanted to look for positions where she could spend more time at home.  However, […]

Mad Men, Twenty-First Century Style

Cynthia Cheng Mad Men’s third season premiered on Sunday.  The show has certainly brought a surge in popularity with early 1960s styles – even Banana Republic ran a contest with AMC and Mad Men where fans got a chance to win a walk-on role by submitting their best “Mad Men” looks. Seeing that, Prospere Magazine […]

Part Eleven: Ethics, Schmethics. Really?

Kyle Bernstein It’s so very hard to be good: mind your manners, sit up straight, and eat your vegetables.  It seems that life is full of rights and wrongs and endless “to do” lists meant to keep us in line.  The Girl Scout Law in the US says: “I will do my best to be […]

FastLane at Marben: A Good, but Crowded Event

Cynthia Cheng The latest FastLane networking event was held at Marben Restaurant on July 14, 2009.  It was different from most FastLane events as it was held outdoor. The day was nice – a little on the cool side (as the summer in Toronto has been so far), but not too cold. It was actually […]