4 Fashion-Industry Lessons Learned on the Retail Sales Floor - Style Nine to Five

4 Fashion-Industry Lessons Learned on the Retail Sales Floor

Retail is a great avenue for getting into fashion. Working retail can help you build the necessary skills for moving up the corporate fashion ladder because there are A TON of applicable lessons that you learn while working on the sales floor. Thinking of getting into fashion? Here are some essential skills you’ll learn while […]

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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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Steps to Maximizing Your LinkedIn Profile - Style Nine to Five

8 Steps to Maximizing Your LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn is like any other social media platform except, unlike many others, you only get one professional profile to sum up your entire career background! With this in mind, filling out your profile for the first time, or updating it after a long time, can feel like a pretty daunting task. The reality is that […]

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How to Negotiate Your Job Offer - Style Nine to Five

How to Negotiate Your Job Offer

Nothing is tougher than receiving an offer for an amazing job opportunity only to realize the salary is much less than what you are worth and were hoping for. Job offer negotiation is never easy to navigate, though it’s a critical skill and important part of growing within your profession. One of my financial mentors […]

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5 Things to Never Say In A Job Interview - Style Nine to Five

5 Things to Never Say in a Job Interview

You’re the ideal employee, but slipping up in your job interview means you’ll never get the chance to prove it. Without knowing it, you may be making some major interview mistakes. Here are five statements you should avoid ever saying in a job interview, as well as what you can say instead. 1 – “I’m […]

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3 Unique Cover Letters Openers - Style Nine to Five

3 Unique Cover Letters Openers

Dear Hiring Manager, ….Now what?! Writing a great cover letter can be daunting, especially when you can’t even make it past the first line. If you want to stand out to the hiring manager, you need to start your letter with something that jumps off the page and catches their attention. Nothing is worse than […]

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How to Demonstrate Your Skills - Style Nine to Five

Show Don’t Tell: How to Demonstrate Your Skills

Employers want to hire the person they know can do the job so, as job seekers, you have to be able to show the hiring manager that you have what it takes. It’s one thing to say you are a skilled worker, but illustrating and exhibiting it for them to see will solidify you as […]

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How to Excel at a New Jobs with These 3 Tips - Style Nine to Five

How to Excel at a New Job With These 3 Skills

So you got the job – congratulations! Now that you’re in, what’s next? It’s certainly not time to kick back and relax – you’re only getting started, so now is the time to start making your mark! In order to excel in your position, you’ll want to contribute your creativity, critical thinking and leadership skills […]

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