Prepping For the First Interview

Prepping for the First Interview

Woo hoo! You got the call back and have an interview set up! No matter if this is your dream job, or the first step on the ladder to the top, you want to ace it, especially in today’s ultra-competitive job-seeking scene. While some people choose to wing it, most of us need more help, […]

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How to Start a Career in Fashion with Limited Experience

How to Start a Career in Fashion with Limited Experience

A career in fashion can be an exciting journey with so many avenues to choose from. You’ve got the passion for the industry but where do you get your start? Someone with a sincere interest in the industry can start anywhere because experience is experience! Below are Style Nine to Five Founder, Christie Lohr’s, inside […]

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5 Ways to Negotiate Salary Like a Pro - Style Nine to Five

5 Ways to Negotiate Salary Like a Pro

Talking about money with a prospective employer, especially in a pandemic, can be nerve-wracking. If you haven’t yet received an offer yet, this is an excellent time to prepare. Don’t worry if you’ve never negotiated an offer of employment! We’re going to go through five things you can do to navigate this delicate subject: developing […]

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5 Things to Know Before Starting a Business in the Creative Sector

Style Nine to Five Founder, Christie Lohr, has built her brand from the ground up. As a result of her vision and investment in herself, Style Nine to Five has now become the go-to place for fashion job seekers looking to gain employment, employers looking to recruit or post jobs, and anyone looks for insights […]

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6 Ways to Beat the Interview Jitters - Style Nine to Five

6 Ways to Beat the Interview Jitters

No matter how excited you are about getting an interview, your nerves are sure to kick in before the big day. For many of us, job interviews can set off sweaty palms, shortness of breath, a shaky voice, and even forgetting what you were about to say. While you might never be totally relaxed in […]

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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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