Resume and Cover Letter Tips - Style Nine to Five

5 Resume and Cover Letter FAQs

Whether you’re re-entering the workforce or brand new to it, job applications are daunting all the same. There’s no clear-cut guide on what employers expect, often leaving us fumbling to figure things out. While it’s impossible to please every hiring manager who looks at your resume, here are some commonly accepted best practices of application […]

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Writing a Cover Letter When You Don't Have Experience - Style Nine to Five

Writing a Cover Letter When You Don’t Have Experience

We get it! Writing a cover letter is no easy feat, let alone when you have little to no professional experience within the field you’re applying to. Cover letters are meant to give the hiring manager some in-depth details about the work that you’ve done, but where to begin if you’re new to the workforce […]

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4 Fashion-Industry Lessons Learned on the Retail Sales Floor - Style Nine to Five

4 Fashion-Industry Lessons Learned on the Retail Sales Floor

Retail is a great avenue for getting into fashion. Working retail can help you build the necessary skills for moving up the corporate fashion ladder because there are A TON of applicable lessons that you learn while working on the sales floor. Thinking of getting into fashion? Here are some essential skills you’ll learn while […]

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3 Unexpected Benefits of a Career in Retail - Style Nine to Five

3 Unexpected Benefits of a Career in Retail

Contrary to popular belief, retail jobs are more than just a side gig or foot in the door to the fashion industry. Working for a retailer can give you a fulfilling, long-term career with varied experiences and unique opportunities, both at brick-and-mortar stores (ex. as a sales associate, manager or merchandiser, for example) or virtually […]

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How to Find the Right Salary Range for a Job - Style Nine to Five

How to Find the Right Salary Range for a Job

Determining your salary for a new job you’re after can be tricky but it doesn’t have to be. It’s common for an interviewer to ask what your ideal salary is, so it’s important to be prepared. If you’re wondering where to start in coming up with an appropriate range, we’ve outlined some tips, tricks, and […]

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The 6 Best Skills to Include in Your Cover Letter - Style Nine to Five

The 6 Best Skills to Include in Your Cover Letter (Plus What to Leave Out)

A cover letter that accurately illustrates your professional capabilities and potential is your in to landing that interview. While you can entice the recruiter’s curiosity with a unique opener, you need to keep their attention by highlighting specific skills in your cover letter. You might be asking yourself why including skills on your cover letter […]

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3 Things a New Grad with No Experience Can Put On a Resume - Style Nine to Five

3 Things a New Grad with No Experience Can Put On a Resume

It’s an issue everyone faces at some point: being unable to find your first job, as all jobs require past jobs and work experience. You have the required skills, but your resume is blank aside from them and it seems pointless to even try. However, as a new grad, there are probably plenty of things […]

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Where to Look for Job Opportunities - Style Nine to Five

Where to Look for Job Opportunities

It’s official. In this tech-savvy generation, the days of highlighting job ads in the newspaper and dropping off resumes door to door are mainly a thing of the past. Job hunting in 2021 has a new look and feel now that we have the internet at our fingertips. So, where to look for employment listings […]

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Why Employers Aren't Choosing You for a Job - Style Nine to Five

Why Employers Aren’t Choosing You for a Job

Rejection is hard, but we’ve all been there! If you’ve been turned down by a few companies, it’s important that you pinpoint the reasons so you can improve on your interview skills. When you’re told that they’re going in another direction, it’s so valuable to follow-up with the interviewer to thank them for the opportunity […]

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