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 Ask for a Recommendation Letter - Style Nine to Five

How to Ask for a Recommendation Letter

Recommendation letters can really bolster your application package and make you stand out from the rest by adding credibility to what you’re demonstrating in your resume and cover letter. But, asking for a recommendation letter can feel daunting if you don’t know who to ask or what you want them to say. There’s also the […]

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Maximize Your Resume & Cover Letter for Changing Industries - Style Nine to Five

Maximize Your Resume & Cover Letter for Changing Industries

Realizing your passions lie elsewhere and being brave enough to change industries is no small feat! But, understanding how to successfully highlight your skills on your new resume can be tough! Not to worry, we are here to help! Here’s what to highlight on your resume when changing industries below. Emphasizing Major Accomplishments Although you […]

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Where Do You See Yourself in the Next Five Years? - Interview Question - Style Nine to Five

“Where Do You See Yourself in the Next Five Years?”

Picture this: you’re in an interview, you’ve answered questions about your job experience, responsibilities for the role, and maybe even a few situational questions. Now, the hiring committee wants to get to know you on a deeper level. “Where do you see yourself in the next five years?” This classic interview question might seem daunting, […]

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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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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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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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6 Steps to Successful Career Goal Setting - Style Nine to Five

6 Steps to Successful Career Goal Setting

It doesn’t matter if you haven’t started your career yet or if you’re a seasoned professional—there is never a bad time to start setting goals for your career. In fact, the sooner you start, the better! Why, you might ask? Creating goals can help you stay focused, remain accountable, and give you the motivation you […]

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What to Know About Your Digital Footprint - Style Nine to Five

What to Know About Your Digital Footprint

Most of us haven’t thought much about it before. I’d even go as far to guess that a select handful of us don’t even really know what it means. (Don’t worry – I was guilty of this too). It’s just one of those things that doesn’t trigger a lot of radars. It’s got a passé […]

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The Art of Cold-Emailing - Style Nine to Five

The Art of Cold-Emailing

So you want to work for your dream company, but they’re not hiring? Why wait for a job posting when you can reach out and introduce yourself now? Back in the day it was called cold-calling—picking up the phone and trying to get someone on the other end to listen to whatever you were pitching. […]

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