How to Ace the Job Application Email - Style Nine to Five

How to Ace the Job Application Email

Applying for a new job is a multi-step process that take a lot of work! Once you’ve done your homework, created an attention-grabbing cover letter, and whipped up a sleek resume, you’re ready to go. But there’s one important step that stands in the way: your application email. When a job posting asks you to […]

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Maximize Your Resume & Cover Letter for Changing Industries - Style Nine to Five

Maximize Your Resume & Cover Letter for Changing Industries

Realizing your passions lie elsewhere and being brave enough to change industries is no small feat! But, understanding how to successfully highlight your skills on your new resume can be tough! Not to worry, we are here to help! Here’s what to highlight on your resume when changing industries below. Emphasizing Major Accomplishments Although you […]

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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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What to Do When You're Not Hearing Back from Applications or Interviews - Style Nine to Five

What to Do When You’re Not Hearing Back from Applications or Interviews

Going through the job application and interview process can be grueling. From creating a tailored cover letter to preparing for potential questions and researching the position, there’s a ton of behind the scenes work that goes into applying for jobs, all to hurry up and wait. Waiting to hear back can be the most difficult […]

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5 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Internship - Style Nine to Five

5 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Internship

Starting out on your career path can be difficult if you don’t have a lot of work experience in your chosen field. Internships are an excellent way to gain hands-on experience, develop your skills and make connections. Although they’re usually offered as contracts with a set end date, if you bring your A-game, internships can […]

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How to Stand Out When Applying for a Job - Style Nine to Five

How to Stand Out When Applying for a Job

If you’ve ever applied to a job through LinkedIn, you’ll know that some jobs you apply for – hundreds of people have as well. Of course, not all companies have this many people applying, but it gives you a sense of just how many people you might be up against. Going into the application process […]

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The Art of Cold-Emailing - Style Nine to Five

The Art of Cold-Emailing

So you want to work for your dream company, but they’re not hiring? Why wait for a job posting when you can reach out and introduce yourself now? Back in the day it was called cold-calling—picking up the phone and trying to get someone on the other end to listen to whatever you were pitching. […]

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Changing Industries - Style Nine to Five

Changing Industries? Start Here!

If you’re changing your mind about what you want to do for a career, you’re not alone. If you’re wondering how on earth you’re going to go from accounting to marketing, you’re not alone in that either! Whether it’s due to the pandemic wreaking havoc on your current job or you’re just looking to make […]

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Building Your Personal Portfolio - Style Nine to Five

Building Your Personal Portfolio

If you haven’t started a collection of your work – this is the year to start! Portfolios, whether through browser-based or shareable pdf, offer more real estate than your resume by being able to show proof of your work, projects and capabilities.  While portfolios are predominantly required for jobs in the art, design, publishing and […]

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How To Create a Video Application - Style Nine to Five

How to Create a Video Application (and Why!)

The job market is tough right now, and you need to stand out from the sea of competitors that are vying for the same positions. They might have more experience or education than you do, but do they have a personality-filled, fun, energetic, and unique application? If you’ve followed our recent blog posts on creating […]

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