Is Interning Worth It?

Internships can teach you more than a classroom ever could. Think of an internship like the bridge connecting your education to your career path. An internship is where you sharpen your skills and eliminate your weaknesses before moving into the field of your dreams. Not only that, but interning will look great on a resume […]

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How to Write a LinkedIn Connection Request

It’s easy to send a LinkedIn connection request with no message, but that makes it just as easy for the person on the other end to decline that request. You’re not showing any interest in them or any reason for them to want to connect with you, and as a result, there’s a good chance […]

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5 Ways to Shake Up Your Career in the New Year

Feeling stagnant at work? Can’t find work at all? The new year is fast approaching, and this is a great time to make some changes in your career journey. Here are five different things you can do to make some changes to your career path in 2022 – maybe they’ll land you a few steps […]

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How to Succeed as a Freelancer - Style Nine to Five

How to Succeed as a Freelancer

Contract and freelance roles have been on the rise for a while, but thanks to the pandemic, more people than ever are finding themselves in contingent roles. Many people have been laid off, and since the job market is bleak in some industries, there’s been a big shift in companies hiring on a contract basis […]

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Making the Most of Your Professional Mentorship - Style Nine to Five

Making the Most of Your Professional Mentorship

If you’ve been in the workforce for any amount of time, you’ve probably heard of the concept of mentorships. But what does it actually mean and is it actually worth investing your time in? A mentorship is usually between two people, one of who is more senior in whichever area the mentorship is based in. […]

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5 Ways Volunteering Can Boost Your Career - Style Nine to Five

5 Ways Volunteering Can Boost Your Career

When it comes to career growth, there are many paths you can take to help boost your career. Further education, interning, and taking on additional opportunities at work are tried and true ways to make your resume shine. But what about volunteering? Although it can sound like extra work, giving back to your community definitely […]

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Fashion Jobs – Break Into the Fashion Industry

Whether you’re a student looking to work in the fashion industry (like myself), someone trying to change career paths to fashion, or currently working within the industry itself, this one tip that has been engrained in me countless times will help you in the fast-paced fashion industry. Network, network, network and if I haven’t already […]

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Fashion Jobs – 5 Tips to Find the Perfect Job

  AKA The Elevator Pitch. You never know when you are going to bump into someone that may be able to help you in your job search. Being prepared with your ‘value add’ to any company is a great thing to have.   • What does that consist of? • When pitching yourself it should […]

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Fashion Jobs – Ways and Places You Can Find Your Career Guru

We can all admit, when it comes to moving up in the world, we could all use a little help. Especially when it comes to the competitive world of fashion. Rewind to when we were kids, there was always that one person who we looked up to. Whether it was a teacher, parent or coach. They […]

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Fashion Jobs – Building a Career in Retail

Working in retail to some is nothing more than a part-time job during high school or college to gain professional experience before moving onto their careers. But the truth is, what many don’t realize is that there are endless opportunities for careers in the retail world, from finance to human resources to buying. If you’ve […]

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