Much like its fashion counterpart, breaking into the beauty industry is no walk in the park. To be successful in any field you need passion, drive and most importantly, a strong work ethic. Get your foot in the door by building lasting relationships — start networking 24/7!

If you want to be on the retail level, write for an editorial magazine, or work at the head office in PR, social media or marketing, this article is for you. Here are the best tips on how to network in the beauty or fashion industry.

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On The Prowl Pt. 2

Catch up here: OTP stands for On The Prowl.

Almost every PR hopeful (or is it just me?) arrives at the point in their job search when they begin to lose hope. The bright light at the end of the tunnel becomes a distant, fading glimmer and you start to wonder if your 30K+ Communications degree was really worth it. Being OTP is not just a 2-week deal — it can take months of searching, interviews and heaps of rejection until you land the job of your dreams.

Don’t give up yet! I’ve compiled a few more tips to keep you going when you find yourself asking: Where can I find fashion or beauty public relations jobs in Toronto?

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On The Prowl

On The Prowl (OTP) in my vocabulary means Job Hunting.

Where do you look specifically when hoping to land a full-time fashion/beauty/lifestyle Public Relations job? Is there a one-stop-shop with job listings? How does one become an Executive Office Assistant at let’s say, Elle Canada mag?

It’s not as obvious as it may seem.

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