We have spent the last 10 years recruiting for leading companies in the luxury & fashion industry (such as Louis Vuitton, Sephora, Salvatore Ferragamo, Michael Kors, Massimo Dutti, Zara, Bershka, Oysho, etc.) and supporting candidates along their career development. Through this journey, we have crafted workshops to enhance your personal and professional growth. We strive to inspire you, realise your full potential and arm you with the knowhow to make a lasting impression in this competitive field. Our connections in the industry open up opportunities with some of the world's most sought-after employers, we want to give you the scope to get there.
Our workshops focus on several areas to cover all you need to know about how to manage & plan your fashion career:
We'll give you an overview of the business and job market, including the company's requirements depending on their positioning or a specific role, but also variables and trends affecting your career (new jobs, innovation, sustainability, etc.).
From the first impression (CVs, LinkedIn, website, social media, etc.), to the interview preparation and beyond, we'll present you tools and methods that will help you to communicate effectively at early stages.
Create your own strategy and make the difference! We'll teach you how to target the right people and companies (market mapping), personalize your applications and be well preapered all along your recruitment process.
We'll share with you some key reflections and analysis to work on your personal development and self-awareness. This is an essential step for you to build your career plan and create your own opportunities.
OUR CAREER EXPERT & LECTURER
The workshop will be led by the experienced career expert and director of G&M Fashion Career, Sacha Milazzo Mercier. International by vocation, inspired by talent and passionate about people, he has developed an in-depth expertise about recruitment, career and talent management.
Professional path - Click here to see his LinkedIn profile.
With a double degree in Clinical Psychology and HR Management, he started his career working in the HR Department of Louis Vuitton. After completing his skillset recruiting for several fortune 500 in different industries (Apple, Salesforce, IBM, Microsoft, Paypal, Facebook, and others), Sacha specialized in the fashion & luxury business. Since then, he has been hunting for candidates all around the world, recruiting for luxury brands as well as fast fashion players and placing remarkable talents into a wide range of Métiers within the industry (from retail to design, buying, merchandising, logistics, IT, staffing and much more).
Through leading career workshops in some of the most important fashion cities like London and Milan, as well as lecturing in fashion universities and business schools (Bocconi SDA, Westminster, UPF, Bologna Business School, IED, etc.), Sacha has found a passion for teaching and passing his know-how. Thanks to his unique approach, he has perfected a supportive method to help professionals in making the best use of their talent to achieve a fulfilling career path.
WHAT THEY SAY ABOUT SACHA
"Sacha has shown what a great consultant he is. He has approached me and interviewed me in a very professional way. He then became a real coach in order for me to succeed. A year after I went through interviews and assessment, I am still grateful for his professionalism. Thank you Sacha for having helped me to make my next move happening."
"Sacha has taken me by hand through out all the selection process that then, I greatfully achieved. He has a very professional approaching every step, since the first contact as a tough filter to become after a perfect coach! It was my first time of professional change in Italy and he has been of strong support."
"It is a pleasure to express my gratefulness to Sacha. With his support and mentoring I got the greatest job of my life. He helped me during all phases of the recruitment, and his advices were gainful for me. He helped me to prepare for the job interviews, to prepare for my new job also. His very positive attitude got me through the difficulties to be a candidate for this job, and his persistent work was the key of my success in this recruitment."
"Sacha helped me transition through an important phase of my career and land an attractive position. I was impressed by Sacha network of relationships, mentoring and unbiased advice throughout the process."
Cesare, Proenza Schouler
"It is a pleasure to write a letter of recommendation for Mr. Sacha Milazzo. I became acquainted with him, when he proposed me a position for a very well known fashion Company. His proactive support and the care with whom he followed me during every step of the selection brought an outstanding contribution. In my opinion, he is a hard-working self-starter who invariably understands exactly what a project is all about. I would like to say also that it is pleasant to work with him, he is reliable and intelligent person with good sense of humor."
Elisa, Louis Vuitton
WHY DESIGN YOUR FASHION CAREER
The fashion industry is hard to conquer but there is nothing you can't reach with dedication, resilience and the right means. By assisting to our workshop, you will leave the class with the following benefits:
A CAREER PLAN
Take control of your career development to finally achieve your dreamed path. We'll help you to build a solid plan of actions based on your experience, strengths, weaknesses, wishes and the realty of our market.
A TAILORED STRATEGY
Your experience, skillset and personality are unique and so should be your strategy to stand out from the crowd. Precisely for this, we'll support you to find the way that will lead you to the next step you are looking for.
A CLEAR METHOD
You’ll learn a concrete approach that shows you the importance of improving your know-how of the industry, using the right tools for your job search, and identifying your strongest assets to communicate them efficiently.
A WISE PERSPECTIVE
You will see your current job search strategy from an experienced head hunter & recruiter's point of view. Our workshop will be the perfect occasion to receive a qualified analysis and enhance your career growth.
We offer you the chance to grow your professional network in Barcelona, meet people in our domain that come from different backgrounds and share with them your experience.
At G&M, we recruit for companies such as Louis Vuitton, Sephora, Zara, Bershka, Salvatore Ferragamo, Michael Kors and much more. By attending to our event, we'll show you the best way to apply and get them to know you.
Finally, as this is only the first step on your road to success, we’ll also provide you with a digital career journal that will support you to keeping track on your job search and professional development.
We brought together years of experience with a vast pool of candidates looking for a new challenge in the luxury & fashion field, and turn them into a strong follow-up document that includes strategical guidelines, useful sources, career blueprint and much more.
Our workshops are very hand-on. Our aim is always to empower and teach. We like to have you leave the class with a specific and tangible action plan so you can get on the road towards doing the work you love. We help you compile a step-by-step and clear strategy from building your network to approaching job-hunting in a completely new way. Our workshops are pro-active and include activities that are designed to challenge yourself, apply what you learned and test your understanding.
TAILOR YOUR EXPERIENCE
Do you feel more comfortable working one to one with a career coach? Or did you attend one of our workshops but want a deeper tailored experience for your professional profile? Simply contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We also have a special package of 150€ (inc. VAT) combining our workshop and a one to one coaching experience (scheduled at your convenience). Our career expert will discuss in deepness with you about your expectations and work with you on a career plan catered & made solely for you.