March 9, 2018

International Women’s Day: helping women dress for success

Wednesday, March 8th is International Women’s Day and this year the campaign theme is Be Bold For Change. At Catalina Consultants we are loving the bold work of Dress for Success, a volunteer-driven organization providing interview and employment support for disadvantaged women.

This fantastic organization has been helping disadvantaged women return to the workforce for nearly 10 years.  Dress for Success provides clothes for interviews, gives career advice, teaches interview skills and so much more.

We’re a team of 7 working women in the HR space AND we love clothes! We understand first-hand the importance of a first impression and how challenging the interview process can be, so it seems a natural fit that we take a look inside our wardrobes and donate some of our favourite work clothes.

If you are keen to know more about Dress for Success, click here.

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Merilyn founded Catalina Consultants in 2012 on the belief that all organisations, regardless of size, should have access to top quality bespoke HR services. She enjoys working closely with her clients and believes that the best results are built on relationships of rapport, trust and authenticity. Growing up, Merilyn had her sight set on stardom and dreamed of becoming an actor. She also sang and played the piano, but ended up studying accounting and HR. Whilst she hasn’t won her Grammy just yet, she still loves a good karaoke night. Merilyn loves to travel with her family, with South Africa being one of her most memorable destinations.

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