Entering the Fashion Industry? Common Interview Questions to Prep For

Entering the Fashion Industry? Common Interview Questions to Prep For

Are you applying for jobs in the fashion industry but not sure how to prepare for the interview? You’ve come to the right place because we’ve got your back. Before interviewing at a boutique or fashion brand, it is always important to do the groundwork and know the history of where they came from. Although […]

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Hiring Based on Potential: Stretch Positions - Style Nine to Five

Hiring Based on Potential: Stretch Positions

When hiring employees, every employer dreams of receiving boatloads of applications from qualified, ambitious individuals who check every box on the job description and fit the workplace culture. But most employers know that this isn’t usually the case. So what happens when none of the candidates are the “perfect” fit? You might start to believe […]

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How Social Media Can Help Get You Hired - Style Nine to Five

Advertising Yourself: How Social Media Can Help Get You Hired

Social media feels crucial in our daily lives – it’s how we keep up with friends and on top of the news. But did you know that your social media pages could help you get hired? Let’s face it – when you apply for a job, the hiring manager is more than likely creeping on […]

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Optimizing Your LinkedIn - Style Nine to Five

Stand Out for Success: Optimizing Your LinkedIn

Admit it, writing about yourself is a daunting task. It’s hard to know exactly what to say, especially to an employer who’s using your words to determine if you’re the right fit for their company. If this is how you feel, a blank LinkedIn page is probably your nightmare, but perfecting your profile is a […]

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5 Ways to Create a Stand-Out Application When You're Short on Experience - Style Nine to Five

5 Ways to Create a Stand-Out Application When You’re Short on Experience

Whether you’re a recent graduate, someone looking to change directions in your career, or re-entering the workforce, there’s a common challenge you will likely run into – lack of experience.  It can be frustrating when you encounter first-hand that the, “you need the experience to get experience,” reality that exists. I know from my experience […]

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What to Do When You're Not Hearing Back from Applications or Interviews - Style Nine to Five

What to Do When You’re Not Hearing Back from Applications or Interviews

Going through the job application and interview process can be grueling. From creating a tailored cover letter to preparing for potential questions and researching the position, there’s a ton of behind the scenes work that goes into applying for jobs, all to hurry up and wait. Waiting to hear back can be the most difficult […]

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5 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Internship - Style Nine to Five

5 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Internship

Starting out on your career path can be difficult if you don’t have a lot of work experience in your chosen field. Internships are an excellent way to gain hands-on experience, develop your skills and make connections. Although they’re usually offered as contracts with a set end date, if you bring your A-game, internships can […]

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6 Career Lessons I’ve Learned as a New Grad - Style Nine to Five

6 Career Lessons Learned as a New Grad

This past year has come with many challenges, especially for a recent graduate ready to start her career. On one hand, it has been at times discouraging and frustrating but on the other, I have learned so many career lessons that I will take with me into the future. As I reflect, I can share them with […]

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Online Financial Courses to Level Up Your Career - Style Nine to Five

Online Financial Courses to Level Up Your Career

Figuring out your finances on your own can be daunting, especially when you’re starting out in your career because you don’t know what you don’t know! Although it feels like there’s a steep learning curve, understanding the ins and outs of your personal and professional finances is SO IMPORTANT. As hard as the initial learning […]

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How to Have Tough Conversations at Work - Style Nine to Five

How to Have Tough Conversations at Work

Is something bothering you at work that you just can’t seem to shake? An issue with your supervisor or one of your colleagues? Handling conflict in the workplace can seem like a difficult mountain to climb but it doesn’t have to be! When discussing an issue in the workplace it is important that you always […]

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