What to Expect From Fashion School - Style Nine to Five

What to Expect From Fashion School

If you’re considering fashion school, you’ll want to read this Q&A with Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s Program Chair of Fashion & Technology, Heather Clark. This program is run under their Wilson School of Design. Over the years, she’s gained experience in everything from swimwear design in Toronto to teaching Home Ec in Vancouver. She spoke with […]

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Best Online Networking Practices - Style Nine to Five

Best Online Networking Practices

Cold calling or emailing someone you would like to collaborate or connect with can be scary for anyone, but it doesn’t have to be! Online networking is such an important skill to have, especially today with most networking opportunities happening solely online, it’s important to make the most out of your online presence and stand […]

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Clubhouse as a Career Tool - Style Nine to Five

3 Ways to Use Clubhouse as a Career Tool

You might have seen a tweet about it or someone mentioning it in an Instagram story, but you might also be asking yourself – what exactly is Clubhouse? Clubhouse is a fairly new player in the social media & networking space. It’s an audio-based social networking app that allows you to connect with people all over the world through […]

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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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3 Unexpected Fashion Jobs - Fashion Jobs in Canada - Style Nine to Five

3 Unexpected Fashion Jobs

If you think of a typical fashion job, you might see supermodels and stylists, or a designer constructing couture in some sleek studio. The reality is that the fashion industry encompasses a lot more than just going down the runway. Fashion is one of the largest industries in the world that earned an estimated $1.5 […]

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Job Hunting in 2021 - Style Nine to Five

Job Hunting in 2021

While the year 2020 is certainly one for the record books, there are still many things that it’s after shock will be carrying through into 2021. The biggest bust? Job hunting. The beginning of each new year typically brings on the idea of new prospects, while September means the burst of seasonal work postings. Quite […]

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4 Valuable Takeaways From Retail Job Experience - Style Nine to Five

4 Valuable Takeaways From Retail Job Experience

Working retail can certainly have its ups and downs – and sometimes the experiences you have can leave you feeling as though you never want to work retail again. I know – because that’s exactly how I felt. I had worked retail in high school and during my gap year, in two different stores, and after those […]

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How to Ask For a Reference Letter - Style Nine to Five

How to Ask For a Reference Letter

Whether it’s applying for a new job or continuing your education, reference letters can help you seal the deal! Asking for a reference letter can be an intimidating experience but, the benefits of them outweighs the stress they may cause. Reference letters are a great way for potential employers to gain some perspective on your […]

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How to Foster a Positive Work Culture While Working From Home - Style Nine to Five - Fashion Jobs in Canada

How to Foster a Positive Work Culture While Working From Home

Creating and maintaining a positive work culture is essential in any circumstance. But, fostering a connected work environment when the majority of us are separated has never been more important. The global pandemic has set numerous challenges that can often be overlooked, especially when businesses are primarily operating from home. Working from home has created […]

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Fashion Jobs – 5 Lessons to Learn from Starting in Retail

What could be more glamourous than a career in fashion? Being a buyer, designing your own collections, working as a professional stylist, being on the creative team for a major brand….the list of possible jobs goes on and on. If these career ideas are what lights you up inside, you should definitely reach for that […]

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