3 Steps to Making Industry Connections - Style Nine to Five

3 Steps to Making Industry Connections

They say that getting a job in your dream industry is all about connections… but you don’t have any? It’s discouraging, but it doesn’t mean that you’re shut out of the industry forever. While nepotism is prevalent in plenty of industries, not every single person started off with built-in connections. It’s possible to work your […]

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4 Ways to Gain Skills Without School - Style Nine to Five

4 Ways to Gain Skills Without School

School is expensive and time-consuming, and it may not even be right for you. But how else are you going to get ahead in your industry? How are you supposed to develop the skills necessary to get your dream job? A common misconception is that school is the only pathway to your dream career. It’s […]

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3 Easy Ways to Use Social Media as a Portfolio - Style Nine to Five

3 Easy Ways to Use Social Media as a Portfolio

If you’re looking to break into a career in fashion (or any other creative field) having an impressive portfolio that shows off your creative skills is an essential part of your application. There are a few ways to build a portfolio, but what if you could leverage some of the platforms you’ve already built a […]

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How to Write A Letter of Interest - Style Nine to Five

How to Write A Letter of Interest

Are you interested in a company but there aren’t any open roles for you? Are you looking for a job but nowhere seems to be hiring? Maybe it’s time to take matters into your own hands – instead of sitting and waiting for somewhere to ask for your application, you can show your own initiative […]

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Red Flags to Look Out For from Employers - Style Nine to Five

Red Flags to Look Out for From Employers

The relationship we have with our work can sometimes be one of the most impactful relationships of our life. A toxic work environment can take a huge toll on our overall happiness and wellbeing. Recognizing those red flags early on can ensure we don’t accept the wrong job with the wrong employer.  A red flag […]

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How to Re-Apply After Rejection - Style Nine to Five

How to Re-Apply After Rejection

So, you got rejected from your dream company – it happens to almost everyone at some point. But why let one rejection stop you from trying again? It’s entirely possible to be rejected from a company at one time and get hired later down the road – you just have to make sure that they […]

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Attracting the Best Candidates to Your Job Posting - Style Nine to Five

4 Steps to Attracting the Best Candidates to Your Job Posting

You’re a hiring manager, and you’ve interviewed tons of people, but not a single one has been the right fit. Maybe none of the applications have fit the bill to begin with – or maybe you’ve received barely any applications at all. It happens – the hiring process can be just as hard for employers […]

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Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years? Interview Tips - Style Nine to Five

Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years? Interview Tips

Where do you see yourself in five years? What are your long term career goals? Your vision for your career path is not only a common interview question for which you should always have an answer prepared, but a beneficial exercise you can use to help make the big decisions of what you really want […]

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4 Ways to Get a Fashion Job - Style Nine to Five

4 Ways to Get a Fashion Job

It’s easier to get involved in the fashion industry than you think. There are hundreds of different ways to get your foot in the door, some that may have not even occurred to you or things that won’t pop up in the typical Google search. No matter what area of fashion you want to pursue, […]

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

4 Application Secrets From the Hiring Committee

It’s easy to look up resume examples or simply follow along with a job posting – but what do hiring managers actually want to see from you? Here are some specific things you should do to elevate your job application in a hiring manager’s eyes that you may not know about. 1. Show you’ve researched […]

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