7 Steps to Make a Title Change the Key to Your Career Growth - Style Nine to Five

7 Steps to Make a Job Title Change the Key to Your Career Growth

Asking for a title change might not always be the obvious choice when you’re looking for a step up in your career. A higher salary, new benefits, permanent or full-time status, different responsibilities, and new experiences are usually the priorities at the forefront of your mind when negotiating a new position. But what if those […]

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How to Negotiate Your Job Offer - Style Nine to Five

How to Negotiate Your Job Offer

Nothing is tougher than receiving an offer for an amazing job opportunity only to realize the salary is much less than what you are worth and were hoping for. Job offer negotiation is never easy to navigate, though it’s a critical skill and important part of growing within your profession. One of my financial mentors […]

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How to Excel at a New Jobs with These 3 Tips - Style Nine to Five

How to Excel at a New Job With These 3 Skills

So you got the job – congratulations! Now that you’re in, what’s next? It’s certainly not time to kick back and relax – you’re only getting started, so now is the time to start making your mark! In order to excel in your position, you’ll want to contribute your creativity, critical thinking and leadership skills […]

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How to Get Into a Management Position

How to Get Into a Management Position

When you’re advancing in your career and you are beginning to look towards future jobs that are available to you, it’s likely that the word “manager” will be in the title. This can vary from industry to industry, but oftentimes a management position is the next step up from a coordinator or associate position and […]

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Mastering Your Online Portfolio - Style Nine to Five

Mastering Your Online Portfolio

Having a personal portfolio of work is a must for anyone looking to showcase their best professional work all in one place. While printed and sharable PDF portfolios are great to include in job applications, online portfolios are also easy to link in your email signatures and across your socials. What’s more, while traditional portfolios […]

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Hiring Based on Potential: Stretch Positions - Style Nine to Five

Hiring Based on Potential: Stretch Positions

When hiring employees, every employer dreams of receiving boatloads of applications from qualified, ambitious individuals who check every box on the job description and fit the workplace culture. But most employers know that this isn’t usually the case. So what happens when none of the candidates are the “perfect” fit? You might start to believe […]

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5 Ways to Create a Stand-Out Application When You're Short on Experience - Style Nine to Five

5 Ways to Create a Stand-Out Application When You’re Short on Experience

Whether you’re a recent graduate, someone looking to change directions in your career, or re-entering the workforce, there’s a common challenge you will likely run into – lack of experience.  It can be frustrating when you encounter first-hand that the, “you need the experience to get experience,” reality that exists. I know from my experience […]

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How to Answer Why Do You Want to Work Here in a Job Interview

How to Answer, “Why Do You Want to Work Here?” in a Job Interview

So you’ve made it past the initial application round – and it’s time for your interview. There are many questions that you can anticipate being asked but one that will almost certainly be asked of you – is “Why do you want to work here?”  Understandably, this can be a bit of a tough question because your […]

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Where Do You See Yourself in the Next Five Years? - Interview Question - Style Nine to Five

“Where Do You See Yourself in the Next Five Years?”

Picture this: you’re in an interview, you’ve answered questions about your job experience, responsibilities for the role, and maybe even a few situational questions. Now, the hiring committee wants to get to know you on a deeper level. “Where do you see yourself in the next five years?” This classic interview question might seem daunting, […]

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Ways to Use TikTok to Promote Your Small Business - Style Nine to Five

15 Ways to Use TikTok to Promote Your Small Business

Hello small business owners starting on TikTok! We know the app can be intimidating, and you’re likely wondering if you’re going to be able to use it to make sales. You’re trying to figure out a very Gen-Z app even though you might be an older generation. No worries, because we’ve got you covered! TikTok […]

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