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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Four Small Details That Can Make or Break Your Job Application - Style Nine to Five

Four Small Details That Can Make or Break Your Job Application

The smallest details of your job applications are also your first impression on a hiring manager. For instance, if a hiring manager sees that you forgot to add a subject line on your application email, they can automatically decide that you aren’t as detail-oriented as your resume claims you are. Employers see file names before […]

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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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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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The Dos and Don’ts of Highlighting Soft Skills On Your Resume

Resumes 101 – listing your job experience and education will make up the main body of what you send out to hiring managers. Over the years, it’s become standard practice to also include your career objectives or a summary section. Next, you should definitely mention your “hard skills,” like your knowledge of pattern making, coding, […]

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Fashion Jobs – Etiquette, Interviews and Employment

  Saying there is a generational gap is no excuse when it comes to the employment process, for both the employer and the employee.     From my experience, millennials tend to interview very well and are quite sophisticated when it comes to the interview process! However, once they get the job the expectations reveal […]

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Fashion Jobs – 5 Ways to Spring Clean Your Resume This Spring

Your resume is always a great thing to take a look at and refresh at least once a year — even if you’re not in the job market. You never know when that next big promotion could be in your sights and you need to have your resume ready to submit to a hiring manager at any […]

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Fashion Jobs – 5 Tips to Spring Clean Your Resume

Spring has finally arrived! Which means there’s no better time to de-clutter and spring clean all aspects of your life.  Closets are probably the first thing that comes to mind at this time of year, but how about your resume as well? A lot can change during the course of a year, and your resume should […]

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Fashion Jobs – What Not to Include On Your Resume

When looking for help to create the perfect job application package (resume, coverletter, etc), it is important to not only learn what to include, but to learn what not to include when presenting yourself in the form of an email or paper document. Continue reading for our tips on what not to include on your […]

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How to Make Your Resume Stand Out - Style Nine to Five

Fashion Jobs – How to Make Your Resume Stand Out

If your resume could use a makeover, Christie offers her Resume Refresh service where she takes the reins and whips your tired CV into top shape. A killer resume that looks professional, modern, and highlights the right areas will give you even more confidence when applying to your dream job.  Design + Format When finding […]

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