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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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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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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5 Ways to Gain Confidence in Your Career Journey - Style Nine to Five

5 Ways to Gain Confidence in Your Career Journey

During your career journey – whether you’re just starting or not, confidence in what you bring to the table, your skills, abilities, and talents is the key to success.  When you apply for a job, the hiring manager or HR team is looking to be assured that you are capable of the job. When it comes down […]

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5 Interview Staple Pieces You Need in your Closet - Style Nine to Five

5 Interview Staple Pieces You Need in your Closet

We’ve all been there; it is the hour before your interview and you feel like you have nothing to wear. Interviews are nerve-wracking enough and you don’t want to waste valuable time stressing about your outfit choices. With the majority of interviews being conducted virtually, the moments before should be used for preparing your answers, […]

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What Hiring Managers Really Want in a Job Application - Style Nine to Five

What Hiring Managers Really Want in a Job Application

When you finally click “send” on your job application, the last thing you want is for it to go straight to the bottom of the pile – or worse, to the trash. When hiring managers get applications that are too long, too generic, or too bland, chances are those candidates won’t make it to the […]

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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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The Art of Sending the Perfect Follow-Up Email

Congrats! You got the interview and hopefully you nailed it. But no matter how successful the interview was or how confident you are, your work isn’t done yet. Before you simply sit back and wait for the hiring manager to call you with the great news that you got the job, there’s an important step […]

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Fashion Jobs – Read Between the Lines: Interviewers Speak in Code

  As a fashion job seeker, feedback after an interview is priceless – whether it’s good or bad. You’re naturally hoping for positive feedback and an invite to the next stages of the hiring process, but you’re also grateful to hear that we didn’t make the cut (sooner rather than later). After being courted to […]

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