When it comes to landing a job, a first impression can go a long way. The right suit can boost your self-confidence and earn you a high score for presentation. The good people from Suited For Success have been helping job-seekers perfect their interview look with donated suits, but experience quickly showed that wardrobe only takes you so far. To enhance the value of each donated suit, they created tailored workshops to help with job interview readiness, professional image creation, skill-building and business etiquette. Miami-Dade County Deputy Mayor Russell Benford serves on the Men’s Advisory Board, helping the organization excel in its mission while encouraging others to get involved. “The experience not only helps the organization and the people served, it also helps all those involved grow in a way that is personally rewarding,” he says; SuitedForSuccess.org.
We sat down with Henrik Cronqvist, Vice Dean of Lifelong Learning & Executive Education at Miami Herbert Business School, to get his thoughts on why Miami is the city everyone is moving to for tech jobs, to start their own business, get funding and develop the companies of tomorrow.
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we introduce you to a few of Miami’s most dynamic Latino leaders who are breaking the mold and making the city thrive