Alice Olins

Step Up
  • Step Up

  • Perhaps you aspire to hold the top job? Or is it that you want to start your own business but struggle to make your voice heard in a sector dominated by men? Maybe the problem is that you are trudging slowly up the career ladder and want to learn how to ascend more quickly? And how do you actually do it all, without compromising your female values or abandoning your family? And where do you find the time?

    Step Up is the ultimate career self-help book for women. It blends kick-up-the-bum advice with 10-minute a day career workouts to help you build career success fast. Perhaps it’s networking? Or, maybe it’s learning how to utilise the influence of others? Read, rehearse and watch your career take off!

Alice has worked at or written for nearly all of the country’s broadsheets and women’s glossies. She spent a decade at The Times as its Senior Fashion Writer, where she contributed front-page stories as well as big hitting fashion and lifestyle interviews for Times2 and the Saturday Magazine. Then came a stint as Marie Claire’s Fashion Features Director, where she commissioned, wrote and edited a weighty proportion of the magazine and co-founded the new publication Marie Claire Runway. Today, with two daughters in tow, Alice continues her career on a freelance basis. She is a Contributing Editor at Red and Marie Claire Australia, and continues to write across the board for titles including Grazia, LivingEtc and The FT.


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