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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5 Common Interview Questions and How to Prep - Style Nine to Five

5 Common Interview Questions and How to Prep

If you aren’t studying for your job interviews like a test, you’re doing it wrong. For entry level positions, two things will come in handy throughout your interviews: being familiar with even the smallest details of the company, and knowing the exact skills that they want in an employee. Tailor your past experience or your […]

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How to Get Into a Management Position

How to Get Into a Management Position

When you’re advancing in your career and you are beginning to look towards future jobs that are available to you, it’s likely that the word “manager” will be in the title. This can vary from industry to industry, but oftentimes a management position is the next step up from a coordinator or associate position and […]

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How to Learn More About a Company's Culture - Style Nine to Five

How to Learn More About a Company’s Culture

When preparing for an upcoming interview or contemplating whether or not to accept a job offer, work culture matters… and maybe more than you think! By “culture” we’re talking about the values and common practices that characterize an organization or institution. A company’s work culture can make the difference between happy, motivated employees and a […]

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4 Ways to Assess Your Job Offer - Style Nine to Five

4 Ways to Assess Your Job Offer

Congratulations! The company you applied to determined you’ll benefit them in a new role – but have you considered how this company will benefit you, beyond the basics? Before accepting a job offer, take the time to assess whether or not this is a job you’ll be happy to go to every day and if […]

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How to Highlight Your Transferrable Skills

How to Highlight Your Transferrable Skills in an Interview

Are you switching fields or just getting into the workforce and have limited experience? The interview process can be daunting because how do you pull from experience when you don’t have any? Fortunately, plenty of skills are transferable, and even when working in another industry, you most likely have acquired some of the skills employers […]

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How to Use Social Media as a Job Application - Style Nine to Five

How to Use Social Media as a Job Application

Employers especially in the creative field are looking for someone who can think outside of the box and ahead of the curve. Using Instagram Reels or TikTok as a summary of your resume is creative and fun way to boost your application assets, especially if you’re applying to a role as a social media coordinator […]

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3 Places to Look for Jobs - Style Nine to Five

Expand Your Job Hunt: 3 Places to Look for Jobs

You’re searching for a job, but LinkedIn keeps turning up empty and Indeed always has the same jobs. Besides Style Nine to Five (of course!), where else is there to look? Trust me – job opportunities are everywhere online, you just have to know where to look. Maybe your next job will pop up on […]

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