Jill Hoel, AICI, CIP, is sought after by the media as an expert in both corporate and personal image. She has appeared on network television and is often quoted in major metropolitan newspapers, national radio shows, magazines, and trade journals.

She is contacted frequently for her views and insights on executive presence, business wardrobe, business etiquette, social etiquette, and with the release of her co-authored book, “It’s Your Move, career management, as well.


“Chicago Tonight”
December 20, 2007 & December 5, 2007

“Christmas Gift Registries”
December 13, 2007

“Chicago Auto Show”
February 11, 2006

“Closing Bell”
December 13, 2005 &
September 2, 2004

“The Today Show”
September 1, 2003

“Your Money”
November 2, 2003 &
April 28, 2002


“Wake Up With Cosmo” (Sirius radio)
November 26, 2006

“Walking on Air with Betsy & Sal” – WLBK
May 17, 2006

“Leeza Live”
December 15, 2005

570News (Canada)
April 18, 2005

July 17, 2004 &
June 25, 2004

“All Things Considered”
March 8, 2004



The Core (University of Chicago)
“Peas and Queues”
Summer 2012

Columbus Jobs Magazine
“There’s nothing small about small talk”
December 24, 2009

Priority Magazine
“Your Car, Your Self”
Nov/Dec 2007

Women’s Health & Fitness
“Many Thanks”
October 2006

“The Scourge of Office Grooming”
January/February 2006

Successful Promotions
“Baubles, Bangles, or Beach Balls”
January/February 2006

Business Insurance
“Companies Enlighten Workers to Corporate Fashion”
June 20, 2005

Money Magazine
“21 Ways to Jumpstart Your Career”
April 2005

Men’s Health
“How to Entertain a Client”
April 2005

Real Simple
“Perfect Timing”
December 2004/January 2005

“Let the Festivities Begin”
December 2004



First For Women
“Smart Saves”
November 15, 2004

Global Cosmetic Industry
“Respect Thy Neighbor”
October 2004

Balance Magazine
“Take Time for Your Family”
Spring 2004

Personal Excellence
“Cheer Up – Keep a Positive Attitude”
May 2004

Better Business
“Forget the Winter Blues – Expect Success!”
February 2004

CMA Management
“How to Compete – It’s Your Move”
February 2004

Professional Roofing
“The Role of a Winner: Proper business etiquette can increase your company’s success”
November 2002

Sales & Marketing Management
“Dressing (Way) Down”
August 2002
“Image Makers & Breakers: Corporate gift etiquette”
December 2001

“Just Bag It!”
January/February 2002

Internet Magazine
“Sex, Lies and the Internet”
June 2001

Realtor Magazine
“Business Accessories: Fill in the details of your professional image”
September 1999

New York Times
“Head Injury Reverberates Beyond Field at Michigan”
September 30, 2014

The News-Gazette
“Civility rules the day at workshop”
April 10, 2013
“Holiday Party Rules: No Black, Avoid Drunks and Kiss Up to the Boss”
December 12, 2011

Crain’s Chicago Business
“For women executives, there’s still a glass ceiling – of sorts”
 October 17, 2011

Crain’s Chicago Business
“Mourning the loss of the multipurpose gift card”
September 5, 2011

Daily Herald
“Image Experts Divided on Cutler’s Next Step”
February 1, 2011

Chicago Tribune RedEye
“Crafting the Perfect You in 5 Easy-to-Follow Steps”
January 4, 2010

Ottawa Citizen
Fashion judgment; The verdict on the O’Briens’ courtroom couture
June 14, 2009

Houston Chronical
“A journey from drab to fab”
July 18, 2008

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
“Picking out clothes can give buyers fits”
December 17, 2007

Crain’s Chicago Business
“You will get through this” holiday survival guide
December 3, 2007

“Do the perfect handshake”
November 5, 2007

New York Times
“Image help isn’t only for the famous”
September 17, 2006

Michigan Lawyers Weekly
“Dress for success”
April 24, 2006

Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
“Too sexy for work?”
February 28, 2006

Chicago Tribune RedEye
“What not to wear”
January 24, 2006

Minneapolis Star Tribune
“Smoot may start to want cleaning the soot from his image”
December 22, 2005

Chicago Tribune
“Too many risks in holiday gift giving at office”
November 27, 2005

Chicago Tribune
“Who invited trouble?”
November 17, 2005

Crain’s Chicago Business
“Clean this guy up!”
November 7, 2005

Crain’s Chicago Business
“Take my wedding – please”
July 13, 2005

The Washington Times
“Tattoos no longer taboo”
July 7, 2005

Indianapolis Star
“Cubicle courtesy conducive to camaraderie”
June 10, 2005

Hartford Courant
“When the Message is Scent”
April 15, 2005

Erie Times-News
“Cubicle Etiquette: How workers get along, or not, in their environs”
April 15, 2005

Southern Illinoisan
“What to Wear 101: Learning how to get dressed for success can help your career”
March 24, 2005

Greenville News
“Sizing Up Business Casual”
March 23, 2005



Chicago Sun-Times
“Court Appeal: When stars act up, style sense isn’t always served”
March 15, 2005

Chicago Tribune
“Looking for – and finding – the silver lining”
January 2, 2005

Lansing State Journal
“You Have Some Thank You Notes to Write”
December 28, 2004

Boston Globe
“Holiday Office Parties Stir Fears of Small Talk”
December 19, 2004

Business Standard (India)
“How to Come Up Trumps”
December 15, 2004

Chicago Tribune
“The Lowdown on Cheap Chic”
November 17, 2004

Twin Cities Traveler
“Business Conference? Pack with Confidence”
September/October 2004

Dallas News
“The Distance Between Us: Communication is not all about words”
August 7, 2004

Chicago Sun-Times
“Catching Up On Manners”
July 21, 2004

The Free Lance-Star
“Office Pet Peeves”
July 17, 2004

Wall Street Journal
“Queer Eye for the job seeker?”
July 13, 2004

Chicago Tribune/Baltimore Sun
“Consider a New You When Looking for a Job Search Boost”
June 6, 2004

New York Post
“Talk of the Tote – What your handbag says about you”
February 2, 2004

Baltimore Sun
“The Measure of a Man”
January 17, 2004

The Daily Journal
“Disturbing Trend: Tuesday a day for no interruptions”
December 29, 2003

The Courier
“Image Consultants Want Dec. 30 to be Smooth Sailing For All”
December 24, 2003

Crain’s Chicago Business
“2003 in Review”
December 15, 2003

Seattle Times
“Don’t Be a Turkey – Come With an Upbeat Attitude Today”
November 27, 2003

Oak Leaves
“Consultant Writes on Career Change”
November 19, 2003

Crain’s Chicago Business
“Clothes Call”
August 18, 2003

Chicago Tribune
“Invitation Chic; What to wear when you can’t decipher the dress code”
July 30, 2003

Chicago Tribune
“Phone Etiquette Pays in Business”
May 5, 2003

The Gazette, Colorado Springs, CO
“Party Lines: Holiday gatherings can leave you blank”
December 3, 2002

Chicago Tribune
“In the Driver’s Seat: For some CEOs, the choice of car is just another part of the job”
November 17, 2002

Chicago Tribune
“It’s All Right to be Polite”
October 6, 2002

Chicago Tribune
“Ignoring Business Etiquette Can Lead to Rude Awakening”
April 30, 2002

Chicago Tribune
“Self-Starter Style: Every meeting can mean business for polished entrepreneurs”
July 28, 1999