Being unemployed can leave women lacking self-belief when the time comes to return to work and face their first interview. That’s where Dress for Success comes in, a charity helping women to look and feel the part.
Founded in the US in 1997, it has branches in 150 cities, launching in London in 2015 and helping thousands of women back onto the career ladder.
‘It wraps its arms around women who need the tools to be successful at interview,’ explains Fionnuala Shannon, executive director of Dress for Success Greater London.
Clients are given a capsule wardrobe, a makeover, and mentoring. It helped transform these women's lives...
LOSING A BABY LEFT ME STRUGGLING TO GO ON’
Hayley Heffernan, 36, lives in London with her partner, Peter, 38, and her sons, Sonny, 15, and Oliver, 13.
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May 25, 2020