Resume and Cover Letter Tips - Style Nine to Five

5 Resume and Cover Letter FAQs

Whether you’re re-entering the workforce or brand new to it, job applications are daunting all the same. There’s no clear-cut guide on what employers expect, often leaving us fumbling to figure things out. While it’s impossible to please every hiring manager who looks at your resume, here are some commonly accepted best practices of application […]

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How to Learn More About a Company's Culture - Style Nine to Five

How to Learn More About a Company’s Culture

When preparing for an upcoming interview or contemplating whether or not to accept a job offer, work culture matters… and maybe more than you think! By “culture” we’re talking about the values and common practices that characterize an organization or institution. A company’s work culture can make the difference between happy, motivated employees and a […]

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Cieja Springer

Style Nine to Five Spotlight Series: Fashion Purveyor Cieja Springer

Hailing from fashion capital of NYC, Cieja Springer is the multi-hyphenate fashion professional that has forged an impactful career as a fashion purveyor, style expert, savvy marketer and writer. She also hosts and produces her podcast From The Bottom Up!™ where she discusses career advice and opinions on the latest in fashion with industry professionals. […]

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The Future of Job Applications - Style Nine to Five

The Future of Job Applications

Just like the demands of the job market are changing, so is the way we apply. With the rise of video content creation future employers don’t just want to read about your creativity, they want to see it first-hand! Whether you’re in fashion or are a multi-faceted creative, understanding how to create an effective portfolio […]

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4 Ways to Start a Career in Fashion Without a Fashion-Related Degree - Style Nine to Five

4 Ways to Start a Career in Fashion Without a Fashion-Related Degree

Getting your break in the fashion industry is not always as easy as it may seem, and it may feel especially difficult when you don’t have any formal education or training in fashion to fill the requirements of your dream job and compete against graduates. Being a corporate escapee myself, when I took the leap […]

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Susie Wall

Style Nine to Five Spotlight Series: Susie Wall

On air style-expert, fashion stylist, spokesperson, and brand consultant, Susie Wall, needs little introduction to Canadian fashion-lovers from coast to coast. We caught up with Susie to dish on all things fashion industry-related, the ins and outs of being a stylist, and breaking barriers as a trailblazer to turn an interest into a thriving career. […]

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Canada Fashion School Roundup - Style Nine to Five

Canada Fashion School Roundup

If you’re thinking about the next step in your fashion career, you might be considering pursuing higher education in fashion. Whether you want a degree or a specialized skill, there are lots of Canadian fashion programs to choose from across the country.  Style Nine To Five has you covered with a province-by-province roundup, including updated […]

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The Insider’s Guide to Becoming a Wardrobe Stylist for Film

One of the most common questions that Style Nine to Five’s Founder, Christie Lohr, gets asked is how to get a job as a wardrobe stylist for film and TV. After all, what could be more of a dream come true than combining your love of fashion with the glamour and excitement of film production? […]

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Fashion Jobs – Landing Your First Full Time Job

The transition from being a student or working a part-time position to landing your very first full-time gig can be quite daunting at the start. The pressure of the real world is in high gear and you no longer have possession of those sacred weekdays you devoted solely to sleeping in and binge watching your […]

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Career Advice – How to be a Great New Hire While Being Yourself

Starting a brand new fashion job (or any job) can bring on feelings of both excitement and anxiety followed by fear of the unknown and the pressure to do your best. Your work ethic during the first 30 to 90 days of employment are extremely important in regards to setting the stage for your future with that […]

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