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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What Happens After a Conditional Job Offer?

Congratulations! You have received a conditional job offer and are probably feeling a mix of emotions – happiness and anxiety! Don’t fret, we will dive into what exactly happens after a candidate has received a conditional job offer from their new employer. Usually, a conditional job offer is given when specific employment-relevant checks need to […]

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5 Alternatives to Cover Letter Filler - Style Nine to Five

5 Alternatives to Cover Letter Filler

Does your cover letter describe you as a hard-working team player? You may very well fit the bill, but unfortunately, an employer won’t know the truth to that statement just by reading it. To them, statements like these are filler – vague, simplistic statements that are etched into every cover letter they’ve read. But, the […]

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Resumes: What to Take Off and What to Add - Style Nine to Five

Resumes: What to Take Off and What to Add

Hiring managers may receive hundreds of applications for an open role. It has also been rumoured that they may only spend as little as seven seconds looking at a resume. To ensure your application is at the top of any call-back pile, you’re going to want to make sure you trim any of the unnecessary […]

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5 Cover Letter Phrases to Stop Using

5 Cover Letter Phrases to Stop Using

You might be a detail-oriented team player, but a hiring manager is going to trash your cover letter if that’s all you have to say about yourself. Why? These buzzwords are tired and cliché, and even though every hiring manager has read them thousands of times, they ultimately mean nothing. It’s time to ditch phrases […]

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How to Interpret a Job Posting - Style Nine to Five

How to Decipher a Job Posting

I remember once sitting down to an interview for a company I desperately wanted to join. The role was for a very well-known Canadian fashion brand I had wanted to work with since I was a junior in high school. I also remember exactly how the hiring manager began the interview. She started off by […]

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