Top 5 Things Hiring Managers Look for in Your Job Application - Style Nine to Five

Top 5 Things Hiring Managers Look for in Your Job Application

When putting together your job application it’s important to keep in mind that your submission is one of many. The hiring manager may be looking through hundreds of candidates eager to land an interview. If you want to be one of a lucky few who gets a call back it’s imperative that you create something […]

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Cover Letter Mistakes - Style Nine to Five

How to Avoid These 4 Common Cover Letter Mistakes

Your cover letter could be the one thing standing between you and your dream job! Yes, cover letters should be short and concise so you may think you can write a quick one and get away with it, but those three paragraphs are important and every little detail may be scrutinized. Here are four cover […]

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How and Why to Create A Video Application - Style Nine to Five

How and Why to Create A Video Application

The digital landscape has changed completely – just think of all the video content flooding your feed nowadays. For instance, it was only a few short years ago that Instagram was the most popular social media platform, and now TikTok has taken its place. Plain and simple, people want to see videos! This trend hasn’t […]

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7 Quick & Easy Job Application Essentials - Style Nine to Five

7 Quick & Easy Job Application Essentials

The tiniest details can make or break your job application. If you have even one typo in your cover letter, your entire claim that you’re good with details is called into question. If you submit your resume in a format that doesn’t work on the hiring manager’s computer, they can’t even take you into consideration. […]

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A Step-By-Step Guide to Creating a Portfolio - Style Nine to Five

A Step-By-Step Guide to Creating a Portfolio

A cover letter and resume are ubiquitous in job applications. But what can sometimes be the most powerful component of an application is often forgotten – the portfolio. Who needs a portfolio? Anyone working in a creative field – marketers, copywriters, designers, photographers, and social media specialists. If you’re working in fashion this likely includes […]

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Cover Letter in 2022 - Style Nine to Five

Why You Still Need a Cover Letter

Sometimes it can feel like job searching is just a numbers game. If you put your resumé out there enough times, eventually a company is going to bite. In which case, if you just skip the laborious task of tailoring a cover letter for each application, you can cast a wider net and land a […]

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Recruiter’s Secret Tips to Make Their Clients the Top Candidates - Style Nine to Five

Recruiter’s Secret Tips to Make Their Clients the Top Candidates

This week we’re dishing out the inside secrets on how to position yourself to land the job of your dreams. These are the exclusive tips that recruiters, like Style Nine to Five’s Founder Christie Lohr, use to help their clients elevate their applications and land job interviews. Do you have a pen and paper ready? […]

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5 Things Every Resume Must Have

Work experience, skills list, a professional title – you’ve got all the basics down, but it still feels like your resume is missing something. But, if you have all the usual things in place, what could it possibly be? A resume requires more than just the basics to truly get the attention of the hiring […]

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Christie’s Modern Resume Tips- Style Nine to Five

Christie’s Modern Resume Tips

Let’s talk about resumes! We can’t live without them and they’re not going away any time soon, so it’s about time to learn the ins and outs of how to write yours. Forget what you learned long ago, today’s most effective resumes are unique, customized, and pared down. We sat down with Style Nine to […]

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Resume and Cover Letter Tips - Style Nine to Five

5 Resume and Cover Letter FAQs

Whether you’re re-entering the workforce or brand new to it, job applications are daunting all the same. There’s no clear-cut guide on what employers expect, often leaving us fumbling to figure things out. While it’s impossible to please every hiring manager who looks at your resume, here are some commonly accepted best practices of application […]

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