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Workplace Fashion Forecast: 2023 Winter Style

Ahh, Valentine’s Day. Love is in the air. Romance is alive. But, is it appropriate in the workplace?

Now's the time to refresh your office vibe and strut through the office in a look that makes you feel confident and uniquely you. Although the winter has been a slow roll from a temperature standpoint, we look forward to heading to Goodwill in search of cold weather looks that are perfect for the workplace. Plus, when you look for items at Goodwill, you're helping to save the planet (and your wallet!) by opting for the more environmentally sustainable option.

5 Thrifted Gift Ideas for Your Colleagues

Ahh, Valentine’s Day. Love is in the air. Romance is alive. But, is it appropriate in the workplace?

Instead of heading over to a big box store to pick up a generic "Thank You" mug or bag of festive candies that someone at your workplace might have also received, we're imploring you to head to your nearest Goodwill to thrift resources for gifts that will make your coworkers feel like you really care about and pay attention to them - which you do!

Pros & Cons of Working in the Office on Mondays and Fridays in a Hybrid World

So your employer has asked you to return to the office following the end of the pandemic. The good news for those of you who like the flexibility that working from home provides is that your office has decided to implement a hybrid approach. You get to work from home two days a week. Nice!! But which two days??

Our Five Favorite Cafes to Work Remotely in the DMV

Ahh, Valentine’s Day. Love is in the air. Romance is alive. But, is it appropriate in the workplace?

With a coffee in hand, a delicious snack on the table, and soft music playing above, I find that local spots get my gears turning. They provide me with excitement and offer a new set of scenery - two things that help unlock new ideas.

Workplace Fashion Forecast: 2022 Summer Style

Ahh, Valentine’s Day. Love is in the air. Romance is alive. But, is it appropriate in the workplace?

Fashion lovers rejoice! Another benefit of getting back to the office is the ability to truly get the creative juices flowing a la workplace attire. It's time to experiment with your style again, taking into account the evolution of fashion throughout the past year. Here are some spring/summer fashion trends that we predict will be making waves.

COVID-19’s Affect On Workplace Toxicity

We were curious to see how the COVID-19 pandemic affected the toxic work environment. On the surface, it would appear that being free to work from home would reduce the stress of toxicity. After all, we wouldn’t have to face the causes of our stress in person and could, in effect, hide from the problem. Unfortunately, there is some evidence that the exact opposite occurred.

Commutes Are Back and the Public Has Varying Opinions

In the time prior to March of 2020, commuting to work was an expected – and accepted – part of everyday life. At that time the average one-way commute in Washington, DC was around 30 minutes. Now, many who read this would wish their one-way daily commute was only 30 minutes.

Offices Are Starting to Reopen. Now What?

While many brick & mortar businesses have been open for almost a year following global closures brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, many with limited capacity, most office-based jobs have continued to work remotely using virtual meeting platforms like Zoom or Teams to stay connected.

2021 Workplace Fashion Forecast: Spring & Summer Style

Ahh, Valentine’s Day. Love is in the air. Romance is alive. But, is it appropriate in the workplace?

Fashion lovers rejoice! Another benefit of getting back to the office is the ability to truly get the creative juices flowing a la workplace attire. It's time to experiment with your style again, taking into account the evolution of fashion throughout the past year. Here are some spring/summer fashion trends that we predict will be making waves.

5+ Tips on Digital Decluttering Before the New Year

Ahh, Valentine’s Day. Love is in the air. Romance is alive. But, is it appropriate in the workplace?

One must not neglect the environment behind the phone or computer screen. A decluttered work email inbox or personal phone photo collection can contribute to improving one's mental health and productivity. To help you get started, here are some tips to guide you through the digital decluttering process.



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