The Dos and Don’ts of Highlighting Soft Skills On Your Resume

Resumes 101 – listing your job experience and education will make up the main body of what you send out to hiring managers. Over the years, it’s become standard practice to also include your career objectives or a summary section. Next, you should definitely mention your “hard skills,” like your knowledge of pattern making, coding, […]

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How to Know You’re Ready for the Next Step in Your Career

No matter which industry you work in, we all have that ‘end-goal’ we dream about, however, it can feel a bit daunting when you know it’s time to take that next professional step to get there. That’s a feeling Style Nine to Five Founder Christie Lohr knows too well! Before becoming an entrepreneur, and launching […]

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The Insider’s Guide to Becoming a Wardrobe Stylist for Film

One of the most common questions that Style Nine to Five’s Founder, Christie Lohr, gets asked is how to get a job as a wardrobe stylist for film and TV. After all, what could be more of a dream come true than combining your love of fashion with the glamour and excitement of film production? […]

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The Right (and Wrong!) Way to Ask for a Promotion

You’ve worked hard. You’ve put the time in. You’re an invaluable team member. If this is the case for you, that’s great! It’s likely time for a promotion, but a move to a higher position won’t necessarily just land in your lap. When you’re ready to advance your career to the next level, it’s time […]

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The Art of Sending the Perfect Follow-Up Email

Congrats! You got the interview and hopefully you nailed it. But no matter how successful the interview was or how confident you are, your work isn’t done yet. Before you simply sit back and wait for the hiring manager to call you with the great news that you got the job, there’s an important step […]

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5 Myths About Working in Fashion

If you’re a fashion lover at heart, it’s natural to want to pursue a career in the industry that you’re passionate about. Before you start envisioning yourself as a head designer or senior buyer, there are some aspects of working in fashion that may be a little different than what you think. Here, we’ll explore […]

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‘Casual Friday’ Looks to Ease You Into Your New Work Week

After months of economic uncertainty, Canada is beginning to see provinces lift restrictions around business operations across the country. This comes after Canadians put in efforts to flatten the curve of the coronavirus. Some employees are happy to get back to the nine-to-five, and hit the wardrobe — while some people have seen elastic waistbands […]

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How ‘Personal Branding’ Can Help Your Job Search

Personal branding is a way to fast forward the application process by showing an employer a bit more of who you are and what your qualities are, according to Style Nine to Five Founder Christie Lohr. “If you were to meet a hiring manager in person for an interview, they would get an impression in […]

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Canadian Companies Creating Stylish Non-medical Face Masks For You

In efforts to prevent the spread of the coronavirus across the country, Canadian companies are stepping up to design comfortable, and fashionable, non-medical masks.  Atelier Elise Bridal Accessories announced on Instagram that it’s switching the sewing machine gears to include face masks. Elise told Style Nine to Five that she personally felt compelled to help […]

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Career Services – Application Templates Are Finally Here

Are you ready for a Clean Slate or to Make Magic? Now you can because Style Nine to Five Founder Christie Lohr has just released new application templates to help you land your dream job! Think resume templates, but better. There are five packages for you to choose from: Clean Slate, Sun Kissed, Make Magic, […]

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