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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5 Things to Leave Off Your Resume - Style Nine to Five

5 Things to Leave Off Your Resume

No matter how great you are in your field, a bad application will stop you from landing the job of your dreams. That includes a resume that’s more than one page long. If you’re struggling to fit everything in and want your resume to pack a real punch, here are five sections that you can […]

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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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Melanie Auld - Style Nine to Five Career Article

Talking Company Culture and Career Advice with Melanie Auld

Style Nine to Five spoke with Melanie about her company’s work culture, what she looks for in candidates, how to stand out as an applicant, and creating career opportunities. For eight years, Vancouver-based Melanie Auld Jewelry has been creating stunning pieces that tell a personalized story unique to its wearer, and has become a household […]

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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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Stepping into Your Potential: How to Become a Better Leader - Style Nine to Five

Stepping into Your Potential: How to Become a Better Leader

Improving as a leader or boss within a company can seem overwhelming because it’s hard to know where to turn for insight. Stepping into your potential sometimes means taking the initiative to  create an environment where you can be the best leader you can be by taking initiative and demonstrating that you are the best […]

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Bad Job Application Habits to Break - Style Nine to Five

Bad Job Application Habits to Break ASAP

So, you’re applying to jobs and not hearing back. It feels like your personality or experience is the problem, but have you considered that your applications are the issue? Maybe the information on your resume isn’t concise enough, or tells very little about you – or, maybe no hiring managers have even gotten to reading […]

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4 Ways to Start a Career in Fashion Without a Fashion-Related Degree - Style Nine to Five

4 Ways to Start a Career in Fashion Without a Fashion-Related Degree

Getting your break in the fashion industry is not always as easy as it may seem, and it may feel especially difficult when you don’t have any formal education or training in fashion to fill the requirements of your dream job and compete against graduates. Being a corporate escapee myself, when I took the leap […]

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How to Answer "Tell Me About Yourself" in a Job Interview - Style Nine to Five

How to Answer “Tell Me About Yourself” in a Job Interview

It’s usually the first question: “so can you tell me a bit about yourself?” Your mind stops for a moment. Who am I? Why am I qualified? What is my past experience? This has happened to all of us. We are asked this question and our mind goes blank. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered, […]

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Tips on Handling Job Rejections - Style Nine to Five - Fashion Jobs in Canada

We’re Just Not That into You – Tips on Handling Job Rejections

It’s been a solid 14 months since I last held a concrete position. Feeling discouraged is an understatement. My confidence has certainly taken a beating, having applied to what feels like hundreds of jobs and getting minimal responses, if any at all, in return. I’ve spent hours, sometimes even full days, putting together an application […]

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