How Writing for Industry Publications Benefits Your Career - Style Nine to Five

How Writing for Industry Publications Benefits Your Career

Looking to showcase your industry expertise but not sure where to start? Try freelance writing as a contributor for industry publications! Freelance writing can seem daunting to many as the common misconceptions is that you have to have a background in English or Creative Writing to get started, but this isn’t the case. Freelance writing […]

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Hiring the Right People to Join Your Company in 2021 - Style Nine to Five

Hiring the Right People to Join Your Company in 2021

The black and white aspects of hiring make staffing-up seem easy. Does the candidate have the education you’re looking for? Check. Do they meet your job experience criteria. Check. Do they have the hard skills you want? Check. But, as anyone who has ever hired someone knows, there’s more to making a successful hire than […]

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How to Ask For a Reference Letter - Style Nine to Five

How to Ask For a Reference Letter

Whether it’s applying for a new job or continuing your education, reference letters can help you seal the deal! Asking for a reference letter can be an intimidating experience but, the benefits of them outweighs the stress they may cause. Reference letters are a great way for potential employers to gain some perspective on your […]

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Ways to Use TikTok to Promote Your Small Business - Style Nine to Five

15 Ways to Use TikTok to Promote Your Small Business

Hello small business owners starting on TikTok! We know the app can be intimidating, and you’re likely wondering if you’re going to be able to use it to make sales. You’re trying to figure out a very Gen-Z app even though you might be an older generation. No worries, because we’ve got you covered! TikTok […]

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Prepping For the First Interview

Prepping for the First Interview

Woo hoo! You got the call back and have an interview set up! No matter if this is your dream job, or the first step on the ladder to the top, you want to ace it, especially in today’s ultra-competitive job-seeking scene. While some people choose to wing it, most of us need more help, […]

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3 Modern Resume Essentials - Style Nine to Five

3 Modern Resume Essentials

It’s pretty safe to say that no one actually likes working on their resume. But, whether you’re just getting your ducks in a row for future opportunities or you’re jumping into action for a hot job opening, let’s move your resume into the modern era with these three musts. 1 – Put It Into One […]

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5 Ways to Gain Confidence in Your Career Journey - Style Nine to Five

5 Ways to Gain Confidence in Your Career Journey

During your career journey – whether you’re just starting or not, confidence in what you bring to the table, your skills, abilities, and talents is the key to success.  When you apply for a job, the hiring manager or HR team is looking to be assured that you are capable of the job. When it comes down […]

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How to Start a Career in Fashion with Limited Experience

How to Start a Career in Fashion with Limited Experience

A career in fashion can be an exciting journey with so many avenues to choose from. You’ve got the passion for the industry but where do you get your start? Someone with a sincere interest in the industry can start anywhere because experience is experience! Below are Style Nine to Five Founder, Christie Lohr’s, inside […]

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What New Business Owners Should Know About Hiring - Style Nine to Five

What New Business Owners Should Know About Hiring

Many new businesses start as a solo show where you’re taking care of all operations yourself, from accounting to marketing and everything in between. As your business grows, the time comes to start hiring. Whether you need an assistant, an intern, or retail staff, making those first hires can be daunting. Two stellar Vancouver boutique […]

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How to Prepare for a Performance Review - Style Nine to Five

How to Prepare for a Performance Review

Stressed about the end of the quarter because of your performance review meeting? We’ve got you covered! Performance reviews are nerve-wracking for anyone and can be hard to navigate because you don’t know what questions or feedback will be thrown your way. So how do you prepare? Before going into these types of meetings, it’s […]

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