Adobe Creative Cloud Programs - Style Nine to Five

Adobe Creative Cloud Programs That Will Level Up Your Resume

Looking for a position in social media, digital marketing, video production or just simply looking to diversify the hard skills on your resume? Adobe’s range of programs might be just what you need. Having a basic understanding of Adobe Creative Cloud can really help your job application and make you a stronger candidate to potential […]

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How to Quit Your Job - Style Nine to Five

How to Properly Resign From Your Job

“I QUIT!” You’ve seen this scene in the movies before: something happens at work and the character just can’t take it anymore. Then in a flurry of emotion, they go to their boss, say that they’re leaving and never coming back, grab their things, and walk right out of their workplace. Although it’s fun to […]

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How Social Media Can Help Get You Hired - Style Nine to Five

Advertising Yourself: How Social Media Can Help Get You Hired

Social media feels crucial in our daily lives – it’s how we keep up with friends and on top of the news. But did you know that your social media pages could help you get hired? Let’s face it – when you apply for a job, the hiring manager is more than likely creeping on […]

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5 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Internship - Style Nine to Five

5 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Internship

Starting out on your career path can be difficult if you don’t have a lot of work experience in your chosen field. Internships are an excellent way to gain hands-on experience, develop your skills and make connections. Although they’re usually offered as contracts with a set end date, if you bring your A-game, internships can […]

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Education Vs. Experience – What to Do When You Don’t Have a Degree - Style Nine to Five

Education Vs. Experience – What to Do When You Don’t Have a Degree

Not all of us have gone to college or university, and that’s totally ok! But, when a job posting lists a post-secondary education requirement, it’s easy to feel defeated. Being discouraged by not having the right education might even prevent you from applying, as you assume they won’t give you a chance. Hold up, though. […]

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How (and Why) to Treat your Job Interview Like a First Date - Style Nine to Five

How (and Why) to Treat your Job Interview Like a First Date

Beyond dressing up in something nice and showing up on time, there are plenty of similarities between a job interview and a first date. Approaching your interview with the same excitement and spark sets you up for a successful meeting with your future employer and leaves you both with excitement about seeing each other again. […]

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3 Ways to Overcome Imposter Syndrome in Your Career - Style Nine to Five

3 Ways to Overcome Imposter Syndrome in Your Career

The job application process can be a vulnerable time for any applicant. Second guessing whether you have the right combination of skills and experience to apply for a job, debating if you’re qualified enough because your interview didn’t go as smoothly as you’d hoped, starting a new job and feeling like you’re in over your […]

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5 Questions to Ask Your Job Interviewer - Style Nine to Five

5 Questions to Ask Your Job Interviewer

“So, do you have any questions for us?” *Cue silence* “No, I think you covered everything.” How many times have you been in an interview and your mind goes blank when the interviewer asks if you have any questions? Although the interviewer may have done an overview of the role, this is your opportunity to […]

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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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Changing Your Job Status from Temporary to Permanent - Style Nine to Five

Changing Your Job Status from Temporary to Permanent

As you start your job search you’ll likely come across temporary, contract, or seasonal roles that have an end date. This could be for a variety of reasons – a specific project, maternity leave, or busy seasons. For some, this is exactly what they’re looking for – for others it may discourage them from applying. […]

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