5 Easy Ways to Update Your Application Package - Style Nine to Five

5 Easy Ways to Update Your Application Package

So, you aren’t getting job offers, but you can’t quite figure out what’s wrong with your application package, and you certainly don’t have hours to spend trying to sort it out. Don’t worry – there are plenty of quick and easy fixes you can implement to clean up your resume and cover letter that’ll give […]

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How to Choose the Right Academic Program For You - Style Nine to Five

How to Choose the Right Academic Program for You

Adding to your education is a great way to level up your career, but choosing an academic program is daunting, as it’s a major, life-changing choice, whether you’re going back to school later in life or you’re just getting started. You may not know if you’re sinking your time and money into something pointless until […]

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Fashion Jobs - Style Nine to Five

5 Outside the Box Fashion Industry Jobs to Consider

The fashion industry is no one-trick pony. Au contraire – fashion is a remarkably versatile field that offers a variety of career options – jobs you probably did not even know exist! These experiences present opportunities for growth, skill development and learning. Whether you’re a recent fashion school graduate, an aspiring fashion professional or simply […]

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Christie’s Modern Resume Tips- Style Nine to Five

Christie’s Modern Resume Tips

Let’s talk about resumes! We can’t live without them and they’re not going away any time soon, so it’s about time to learn the ins and outs of how to write yours. Forget what you learned long ago, today’s most effective resumes are unique, customized, and pared down. We sat down with Style Nine to […]

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4 Skills Needed to Succeed as a Buyer - Style Nine to Five

4 Skills Needed to Succeed as a Buyer

Interested in becoming a fashion buyer? Becoming a fashion buyer is a great career choice if you have strong trend awareness and have excellent analytic skills. This role truly marries creativity and commerce and is a great fit for anyone passionate about both. We’ve highlighted some of the key skills you’ll need to excel in […]

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Skills You Need to Succeed in These Hot Retail Roles - Style Nine to Five

Skills You Need to Succeed in These Hot Retail Roles

If you are someone who loves fashion and wants to grow professionally in this industry, chances are you’ve contemplated a career in retail at some point! Simply put, working storefront is an excellent career move and learning experience with so much to offer. You may be asking yourself “Where do I fit in here?” or […]

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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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3 Unexpected Benefits of a Career in Retail - Style Nine to Five

3 Unexpected Benefits of a Career in Retail

Contrary to popular belief, retail jobs are more than just a side gig or foot in the door to the fashion industry. Working for a retailer can give you a fulfilling, long-term career with varied experiences and unique opportunities, both at brick-and-mortar stores (ex. as a sales associate, manager or merchandiser, for example) or virtually […]

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How to Find the Right Salary Range for a Job - Style Nine to Five

How to Find the Right Salary Range for a Job

Determining your salary for a new job you’re after can be tricky but it doesn’t have to be. It’s common for an interviewer to ask what your ideal salary is, so it’s important to be prepared. If you’re wondering where to start in coming up with an appropriate range, we’ve outlined some tips, tricks, and […]

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The 6 Best Skills to Include in Your Cover Letter - Style Nine to Five

The 6 Best Skills to Include in Your Cover Letter (Plus What to Leave Out)

A cover letter that accurately illustrates your professional capabilities and potential is your in to landing that interview. While you can entice the recruiter’s curiosity with a unique opener, you need to keep their attention by highlighting specific skills in your cover letter. You might be asking yourself why including skills on your cover letter […]

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