How to Start A Career As A Freelancer - Style Nine to Five

How to Start a Career as a Freelancer

There are many incredible benefits to being freelance – you get to set your own prices, take on as many, or as little projects as you wish, structure your day and week as you see fit and decide who you work with. All that being said, going from the structure of full-time employment to freelancing […]

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How to Address Being Laid Off - Style Nine to Five

How to Address Being Laid Off

“Can you explain this gap in your work history?” It’s a job interview question dreaded by many, specifically those who have that gap after being laid off. But you can leverage this question into something positive that could secure you a brand new job. 1. Be Honest You should never lie on your application or […]

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4 Reasons It’s Okay to Leave Your Dream Job - Style Nine to Five

4 Reasons It’s Okay to Leave Your Dream Job

Not every job is a great one, even if it’s going to propel you to your dream career. Jobs with responsibilities you can’t wait to take on or benefits you’d love to have can wind up being downright awful for your lifestyle for a number of reasons. The hard part is having to quit these […]

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3 Things You Learn at Every Job - Style Nine to Five

3 Things You Learn at Every Job

Maybe you’re stuck at an office job you don’t like, but you wish you were doing something creative. Or you’d like to start your own company someday, but you’re working part-time at someone else’s. It’s hard and unfulfilling, but everybody has to work those seemingly irrelevant jobs that they don’t want to do. It’s time […]

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The Quitting-Your-Job Checklist - Style Nine to Five

The Quitting-Your-Job Checklist

Quitting your job is hard – you want to get your last impression on the company right to ensure a good working relationship moving forward. Before you leave your position, there are a few things you should do to make sure you leave on a good note. 1. Plan Your Next Step Before you quit […]

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Career Inspiration: LinkedIn & Instagram - Style Nine to Five

Career Inspiration: LinkedIn & Instagram

Social media is a major part of our life and if we’re being honest, we probably spend more time on it than we would like to admit. If you’re feeling guilty about the time you spend on Instagram, give yourself a good excuse to be on there and follow some leading thinkers to keep you […]

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4 Interview Secrets from the Hiring Committee - Style Nine to Five

4 Interview Secrets from the Hiring Committee

Hiring managers have plenty of things that they look for during an interview, and some of them are things you can’t plan, rehearse or, sometimes, directly answer a question with. Here are four things that hiring managers secretly want to see from their applicants. 1. Demonstrate that you’re prepared A ton of research should go […]

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How to Start a Fashion Label Part 3: Distribution and Marketing - Style Nine to Five

How to Start a Fashion Label Part 3: Distribution and Marketing

So, you’ve planned your fashion label, got investors and workers, and created the collection. Now, all your clothing is sitting in storage – how do you get it in the hands of consumers? That depends on how you want to distribute your clothing. Would you rather sell it in person, online only or both? No […]

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How to Start A Fashion Label Part 2: The Creation Stage - Style Nine to Five

How to Start A Fashion Label Part 2: The Creation Stage

In the first part of this series, we covered the idea process of making a fashion label. In this article, we’ll discuss how to make these ideas a reality – where to find funding, where to get materials, and how to get your products made. 1. Funding Funding can come from a wide variety of […]

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How to Start A Fashion Label Part 1: The Idea Stage - Style Nine to Five

How to Start A Fashion Label Part 1: The Idea Stage

Anyone can start their own fashion label – even you! A lot of research, hard work and money will go into it, but you can absolutely do it. Now, before you get down to work and start spending that money, way before you jump into the design and creation aspect, you need to start with […]

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