How to Ace the Job Application Email - Style Nine to Five

How to Ace the Job Application Email

Applying for a new job is a multi-step process that take a lot of work! Once you’ve done your homework, created an attention-grabbing cover letter, and whipped up a sleek resume, you’re ready to go. But there’s one important step that stands in the way: your application email. When a job posting asks you to […]

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Spotlight Series – Maria Papadakis and Emelie Savard

In an arena that can be saturated with content, the hosts of It’s Literally Fine Podcast have made their mark. Creating authentic content that resonates with a wide audience hosts Maria Papadakis and Emelie Savard have created a strong and loyal following that continues to grow. These two women embody how taking a risk and […]

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Bad Job Application Habits to Break - Style Nine to Five

Bad Job Application Habits to Break ASAP

So, you’re applying to jobs and not hearing back. It feels like your personality or experience is the problem, but have you considered that your applications are the issue? Maybe the information on your resume isn’t concise enough, or tells very little about you – or, maybe no hiring managers have even gotten to reading […]

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4 Ways to Start a Career in Fashion Without a Fashion-Related Degree - Style Nine to Five

4 Ways to Start a Career in Fashion Without a Fashion-Related Degree

Getting your break in the fashion industry is not always as easy as it may seem, and it may feel especially difficult when you don’t have any formal education or training in fashion to fill the requirements of your dream job and compete against graduates. Being a corporate escapee myself, when I took the leap […]

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Standing Out In Fashion Retail - Style Nine to Five

Standing Out from the Crowd In Fashion Retail

Dreaming of a career in fashion? It’s likely you’ll find yourself working in retail at some point or another. With size on their side, department stores are a great place to work and they offer loads of opportunities for you to gain the skills and experience needed for a career in fashion. Working your way […]

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Career Lessons Master’s Student - Style Nine to Five

Career Lessons Learned as a First Year Master’s Student

When starting my Master’s, I felt like I was going into the experience blind, especially starting my program virtually due to COVID-19. I wasn’t able to have the typical experience where you can interact with classmates on a daily basis, compare notes and ask questions. Although this experience posed its challenges, it forced me to […]

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3 Vancouver Fashion Companies to Watch for Opportunities - Style Nine to Five

3 Vancouver Fashion Companies to Watch for Opportunities

Whether you’re just starting in your career, or have years of experience behind you, there are some dream job opportunities for you in the fashion industry. Christie, the founder of Style Nine to Five has built relationships and works with incredible companies and brings unique opportunities to you. The opportunities you’ll find on the job board […]

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Entering the Workforce After Post-Graduation - Style Nine to Five

Make the Most of the Post-Graduation Unemployment Period

So, you’re done school and it’s time to enter the workforce – except, you can’t. It’s not as easy as it sounded. You’re customizing cover letter after cover letter and embarking on a never-ending job hunt only to constantly turn up empty. When you’re putting tons of work into your applications and not even getting […]

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Anita Hosanna - Fashion Stylist - UX Design

I’m a Fashion Stylist. So, Why Am I Pivoting Into UX Design?

Well, I started styling in university while completing a bachelor’s in political science and a master’s in social work. I was drawn to fashion and it quickly became one of my favourite forms of expression. Before freelancing as a stylist and creative consultant, helping businesses and entrepreneurs with their visual representation and content creation, my […]

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4 Best Practices for Holding Exit Interviews - Style Nine to Five

4 Best Practices for Holding Exit Interviews

There are loads of great reasons to interview people prior to hiring them to work for your company, but what about when they leave? You might think you know everything you need to know about an employee once they’ve handed in their notice, but if you think you don’t need to hold an exit interview, […]

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