posts tagged with Dress for success

Important Work for Washington Policymakers, and Giving Back to the Community

united-states-capital-building.jpg.jpeg As we shift out of recess mode and head back to work, Congress is returning to Washington with important matters that FedEx hopes will be addressed to move our economy and our country forward.

We are encouraged by the momentum on Capitol Hill and within the administration on some of these issues, including corporate tax reform, transportation, and free trade agreements.

It is essential Congress act soon to overhaul our cumbersome corporate tax code –the least competitive and most complex in the developed world. We must lower corporate tax rates in order to spur capital investment, productivity, and create jobs. Policymakers of all political stripes agree something must be done to lower corporate taxes, and now is the time.

Dress for Success wins big at Memphis event

man and woman, DFS event.jpg.jpeg In conjunction with the FedEx 40th Anniversary month of service, dozens of Memphis-based FedEx team members recently participated in a one-day Dress for Success Suit Challenge. Collection sites were set up at the World Headquarters and at the World Tech Center. To add an element of fun, it was promoted as a friendly competition between teams sponsored by two FedEx executives: “Team Laurie” and "Team Dottie". Both Laurie Tucker and Dottie Berry were very happy to serve as honorary team captains.

Celebrating Diversity and Inclusiveness at FedEx

cover_medium.jpg Check out the latest edition of the Diverse Appeal.

Challenging Congress (and You) to Outfit Unemployed

dressforsuccess.png The unemployment rate is 8.2%. I’ll bet you want to do something about it – and you can. Here is a simple action item. Go through your closet, pull out all of the professional attire you don’t wear – suits, shoes, accessories, and give it to someone who has landed a job interview but cannot afford professional interview clothing due to the very fact that they are not employed.