Cover Letter in 2022 - Style Nine to Five

Why You Still Need a Cover Letter in 2022

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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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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