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Fashion Careers Workshop – 5th February 2013


The World of Fashion and Retail is constantly changing and a good career development plan will help you stand out to potential employers by developing you’re: CV, Profile, Portfolio and targeting yourself to get that next interview and ultimately that job!
Workshops :

  • How to get into Visual Merchandising
  • How to get into Buying
  • How to become a Designer
  • The Fashion Industry – what employers are looking for
  • Portfolio layouts and interview techniques
  • Returning to work (Mums back into fashion industry)
  • Which way now?
  • How to get the most out of recruitment agencies


Email jenni@fashion-enter.com for further information and to book your place!

Course Tutor:
Paula Arkell – Waller M.A – Business & Careers Consultant
“ I coach and support individuals and businesses, decide what to do and how to get there, to enable them to feel in control of their career/business, with the tools they need to move forward and not back”
Paula has worked within the fashion retail industry for the past 20 years. After leaving the University of Derby with an M.A in Sportswear Design and Business Studies, she went onto work with international sports and fashion labels in both design and visual merchandising consulting including: Speedo, Decathlon, Gul, Fat Face, Betty Barclay.
Paula has also worked for Sportswear Lifestyle brand Oxbow as a Regional VM for both the UK and Channel Islands and GAP as a Senior Visual Merchandiser. Her knowledge of retail & wholesale management is extensive from the design process to shop floor and display, and her passion for good visual presence is shown from her down to earth approach to business.
In addition Paula works as a careers consultant for www.fashioncareersclinic.com and holds Level 4, Advice & Guidance Qualification, and Level 3 Assessor & PTTLS Teaching Course,& is an active member of Institute of Careers Guidance (ICG) which is the main body for Careers Advice and Guidance in the UK.
Paula Arkell – Waller works at Courtenay Connect Ltd as a Business & Careers Consultant
www.courtenayconnect.co.uk email: paula@courtenayconnect.co.uk

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