Newsletter2021-03-08T03:06:46+00:00

Working Wardrobes Overcomes Fire and Pandemic

Working Wardrobes Overcomes a Fire and the Pandemic Helping people navigate through tough times is what Working Wardrobes does, but last year, we found ourselves in a similar situation as the people we serve, facing unprecedented challenges. In February 2020, a fire destroyed everything inside our 22,000-square-foot Irvine office, Donation Center and Career Center and caused us to relocate into temporary offices at Goodwill of Orange County in Santa Ana. The next month came the pandemic. We've managed through both sets of obstacles, with a focus on helping our clients through it

Working Wardrobes – Orange County’s Working Women Need Help

Orange County's Working Women Need Help Working Wardrobes was recently featured in the Orange County Business Journal to discuss our support of women who are facing significant obstacles on their journey to employment post-pandemic.  We wrote a report about the 'she-cession' earlier this year. We see a disproportionate number of women from our professional community that either lost jobs or left jobs during COVID-19 to care for their kids and now cannot find work. Many women want to work in other industries and need training to do so. As a

Working Wardrobes News Briefs July 2021

News Briefs First and foremost, we'd love it if you could please support our mission by shopping at Amazon Smile (smile.amazon.com) Select "Working Wardrobes" as your charity of choice and Amazon will donate 5 percent of eligible purchases to our organization with no fees and no extra cost. Also, we are looking to refresh office supplies for our Career Success Center and would gladly accept donations for reams of copy paper, and paper products such as cups, plates, plastic ware, and paper towels. Thank you for these greatly appreciated donations!

Smart Women Summer Workshop Series

Sarah Lacy, Smart Women Speaker A Summer Workshop Series to Enlighten and Inspire We’ve all been impacted by COVID-19 and now it's time to chart a new path to 'normal.' A great way to do this is by supporting the Working Wardrobes Smart Women giving collective and attending our upcoming Zoom series of workshops, titled The Covid Consequences, which are designed to enlighten and inspire. We're offering this series for FREE, simply because we want to inform and engage you in stimulating conversation as we journey beyond the pandemic and into

Inside Working Wardrobes July 2021

A Message from Jerri Rosen Founder and CEO, Working Wardrobes Recently, I had the honor of interviewing our Store Managers and Donation Center Coordinator so they could share their incredible stories.  This is a wonderful team of dedicated people who care very much about our clients and our mission. Don't miss this conversation! Watch the Interview Working Wardrobes is a Great Place to Work! We were honored to be named one of the Best Places to Work by the Orange County Business Journal and Best Companies Group. 

Working Wardrobes Tours Are Back

Our Tours are Back:  Come See Inside Working Wardrobes! You're invited to visit our Career Success Center to see all the great things going on Inside Working Wardrobes. Come learn about the many career programs we offer to create opportunities for the men, women, young adults and veterans we serve – those who are overcoming significant life challenges on their journey to a job. Experience first-hand the full array of services we offer, including career assessments, job mapping, one-on-one career coaching, soft and hard skills job training, interview techniques, resume writing skills,

The Reemergence of Fashion

Reemerge from the Pandemic in Style Do you feel as if you've forgotten how to dress in the wake of the pandemic?  If so, you're not alone.  Many people are asking themselves "What will I wear when I go back to the office??" Don't worry.  Our fashion experts at the Working Wardrobes Hanger Outlets and Hanger Boutiques have got you covered! Our stores are stocked with excellent formal business attire and business casual items, so you can trade the sweats for slacks. You'll find all the hidden treasures you need and we

Working Wardrobes Best Places to Work 2021

Working Wardrobes is Named One of the Best Places to Work!  We have always known it to be true, and now it's confirmed. Working Wardrobes was just voted one of the Best Places to Work in Orange County by the Orange County Business Journal and Best Companies Group in their 13th annual awards program! This award is such an honor for us. In addition to helping people find meaningful employment for over 30 years, we've made it our mission to create a work environment at Working Wardrobes where people can collaborate, contribute,

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