What to Do After A Bad Performance Review

What to Do After a Bad Performance Review

It’s time to view your bad performance review in a positive light. A bad review is a hard thing to process, but let it drive you to be better instead of bringing you down. Think about it: you have all the information on what you need to improve on at the ready in your performance […]

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Applying for Multiple Positions at a Company - Style Nine to Five

Applying for Multiple Positions at a Company

Do you have a dream company you’d like to work for? So much so that you stalk their careers page, waiting for postings to be added? Have you ever been tempted to apply for multiple positions at the same company for a chance to get your fit in the door of an organization you are […]

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What to Do if Your Skill Set Doesn’t Match Your Job Title - Style Nine to Five

What to Do if Your Skill Set Doesn’t Match Your Job Title

Do you find yourself wearing more metaphorical hats than your job title would suggest? You are not alone. It is not uncommon in 2023 for employees to be expected to take on various tasks outside of their job title. We live in the age of efficiency and productivity, where everything moves at lightning speed. So […]

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Personal Development - Where to Begin - Style Nine to Five

Personal Development – Where to Begin

Personal development has been a major buzzword over the last couple of years. Although the idea seems great in theory, actually putting it into practice can be a bit daunting. Where do you start? How do you know what to focus on? What resources do you have available to you? Here are six tips to […]

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How to Get Into the Fashion Industry Without Experience - Style Nine to Five

How to Get Into the Fashion Industry Without Experience

The Devil Wears Prada put it best, “A million girls would kill for that job.” The fashion industry is one of the most difficult industries to break into, because to paraphrase Meryl Streep’s character from the iconic fashion film, “Don’t be ridiculous, everybody wants to be us.” Fashion is glamorous, creative, exciting and seemingly everyone […]

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3 Things You Learn at Every Job - Style Nine to Five

3 Things You Learn at Every Job

Maybe you’re stuck at an office job you don’t like, but you wish you were doing something creative. Or you’d like to start your own company someday, but you’re working part-time at someone else’s. It’s hard and unfulfilling, but everybody has to work those seemingly irrelevant jobs that they don’t want to do. It’s time […]

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4 Interview Secrets from the Hiring Committee - Style Nine to Five

4 Interview Secrets from the Hiring Committee

Hiring managers have plenty of things that they look for during an interview, and some of them are things you can’t plan, rehearse or, sometimes, directly answer a question with. Here are four things that hiring managers secretly want to see from their applicants. 1. Demonstrate that you’re prepared A ton of research should go […]

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Christie's top 7 most asked career questions - Style Nine to Five

Christie’s Top 7 Most Asked Career Questions

Style Nine to Five Founder Christie Lohr is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to careers and especially careers in fashion. She’s constantly being asked for tips and advice on all things career-related and here are some of the most common questions she gets asked, along with her professional advice! 1. I haven’t heard […]

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Career Lessons That Make You Stronger - Style Nine to Five

8 Tough Career Lessons That Make You Stronger

Success isn’t linear. Throughout our career we will come up against challenges. Some of those will set us back, get us down and make us question our professional choices. The biggest lesson though, is not the negative impact these experiences have on us, but how we can flip the script and take something away for […]

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How to Address Being Fired When Applying to New Jobs

Getting fired isn’t the end of the world, so don’t treat it as such! After a termination, the best thing to do is get up and put yourself out there again to find a new job. You’re sure to find one eventually, and it’ll get your confidence back up! Until then, there’s only one obstacle […]

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