Career Lessons That Make You Stronger - Style Nine to Five

8 Tough Career Lessons That Make You Stronger

Success isn’t linear. Throughout our career we will come up against challenges. Some of those will set us back, get us down and make us question our professional choices. The biggest lesson though, is not the negative impact these experiences have on us, but how we can flip the script and take something away for […]

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5 Metrics That Hiring Managers Pay Attention To - Style Nine to Five

5 Metrics That Hiring Managers Pay Attention To

Hiring managers love seeing specific, measurable achievements in your application. These metrics can usually boil down to a single number, which makes them very appealing and eye catching on a resume. So, what metrics are hiring managers looking for that you can include on your resume? The Easily Measurable: 1 – Social Media Social media […]

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5 Unexpected Traits of Great Leaders You Can Apply to Any Role - Style Nine to Five

5 Unexpected Traits of Great Leaders You Can Apply to Any Role

While the term “leader” often brings up connotations such as “alpha”, or “dominant”, what makes a great leader is deeply nuanced and often holds many traits associated more like “supportive”, “patient” and “understanding”. Having great leadership qualities can be tremendously beneficial to yourself and those around you, making for a more positive and efficient work […]

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How to Address Being Fired When Applying to New Jobs

Getting fired isn’t the end of the world, so don’t treat it as such! After a termination, the best thing to do is get up and put yourself out there again to find a new job. You’re sure to find one eventually, and it’ll get your confidence back up! Until then, there’s only one obstacle […]

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3 Career Benefits to Being an Introvert - Style Nine to Five

3 Career Benefits to Being an Introvert

As an introverted person, sometimes I feel worried the workforce isn’t for me. Climbing up the career ladder sometimes seems harder than it would be to somebody more outgoing than me – for example, my extroverted friends have more connections in their field, or will have a better time at a networking event than I […]

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4 Ways to Go Above and Beyond at Work - Style Nine to Five

4 Ways to Go Above and Beyond at Work

You come into work every day and do your responsibilities to the best of your ability – and you’re a fantastic employee! – but you could still take it a step further. After all, taking on extra responsibilities every now and then could be the difference between getting promoted or not. Even the smallest tasks […]

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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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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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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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Improve your Public Speaking Skills - Style Nine to Five

3 Easy Ways to Improve your Public Speaking Skills

Public speaking is scary, and if you’re a shy or introverted person, it’s tempting to run away from it altogether. Don’t! It’s a great skill to have and you’ll get many more work opportunities if you’re a strong public speaker. Still, you might be thinking that you’ll never get those opportunities simply aren’t good at […]

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