3 Ways to Build Connections in the Digital Era

3 Ways to Build Connections in the Digital Era

Being told to build connections for your career might remind you of everyone telling you, “it’s who you know”, a saying that many roll their eyes at. They’re not wrong, but there’s more to it than simply, “knowing people.” Instead, think of your professional relationships as something more meaningful than simply getting your next job. […]

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How Being a “Lifer” Can Benefit Your Career

How long should you stay at a job? According to an article from Inc.com, 68% of millennials would stay at a job for three years, max – even if it’s with a company they like. Another 58% said that they’d leave even sooner. We’re taught to be hustlers in our careers, constantly looking for how […]

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Step-By-Step Goal-Setting to Land Your Dream Job

Kids are natural dreamers, envisioning what life will look like one day, and for many of us this included what our fantasy job would be. As an adult, those dreams often fall by the wayside due to responsibilities and the reality that your perfect-scenario job is out of reach. While you might not become CEO […]

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Style Nine to Five’s Most Commonly Asked Career Questions – Part 2

We’re back with Style Nine to Five Founder, Christie Lohr, and the answers to her most frequently asked career questions. Part 1 covered changing industries, employment gaps, careers during COVID, salary negotiation, and advice for grads. Let’s check out five more popular Q&As that share Christie’s expertise.  1 – I have a decade of experience […]

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How to Know You’re Ready for the Next Step in Your Career

No matter which industry you work in, we all have that ‘end-goal’ we dream about, however, it can feel a bit daunting when you know it’s time to take that next professional step to get there. That’s a feeling Style Nine to Five Founder Christie Lohr knows too well! Before becoming an entrepreneur, and launching […]

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The Right (and Wrong!) Way to Ask for a Promotion

You’ve worked hard. You’ve put the time in. You’re an invaluable team member. If this is the case for you, that’s great! It’s likely time for a promotion, but a move to a higher position won’t necessarily just land in your lap. When you’re ready to advance your career to the next level, it’s time […]

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The Art of Sending the Perfect Follow-Up Email

Congrats! You got the interview and hopefully you nailed it. But no matter how successful the interview was or how confident you are, your work isn’t done yet. Before you simply sit back and wait for the hiring manager to call you with the great news that you got the job, there’s an important step […]

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‘Casual Friday’ Looks to Ease You Into Your New Work Week

After months of economic uncertainty, Canada is beginning to see provinces lift restrictions around business operations across the country. This comes after Canadians put in efforts to flatten the curve of the coronavirus. Some employees are happy to get back to the nine-to-five, and hit the wardrobe — while some people have seen elastic waistbands […]

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How ‘Personal Branding’ Can Help Your Job Search

Personal branding is a way to fast forward the application process by showing an employer a bit more of who you are and what your qualities are, according to Style Nine to Five Founder Christie Lohr. “If you were to meet a hiring manager in person for an interview, they would get an impression in […]

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Career Services – Application Templates Are Finally Here

Are you ready for a Clean Slate or to Make Magic? Now you can because Style Nine to Five Founder Christie Lohr has just released new application templates to help you land your dream job! Think resume templates, but better. There are five packages for you to choose from: Clean Slate, Sun Kissed, Make Magic, […]

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