How to Address Career Gaps to Future Potential Employers - Style Nine to Five

How to Address Career Gaps to Future Potential Employers

Looking for a new job is an exciting and nerve-wracking journey. It usually starts with updating your resume and searching the job boards for new job opportunities that pique your interest and match your skillset. Seems like a simple process, but what if you have gaps in your employment history? Here are a few tips […]

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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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How to Talk About Yourself in a Job Interview - Style Nine to Five

How to Talk About Yourself in a Job Interview

You’ve studied up on the company culture, you know everything there is to know about the field, but then your interviewer asks a question that stumps you: “tell me about yourself”, maybe, or “what are your hobbies?” We’ve all been there before – it’s not a matter of not knowing yourself, but how should you […]

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What to Do When You’re Overqualified for a Job - Style Nine to Five

What to Do When You’re Overqualified for a Job

It sounds ridiculous – being overqualified for a job shouldn’t be a problem. But to many employers, it is one – they may think the job is temporary to you, or that you’ll expect extremely high pay. Before they toss your application, it’s up to you to prove them wrong – and it’s easier to […]

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Creating Your Professional Title - Style Nine to Five

Creating Your Professional Title

It’s time to get rid of the professional summary section in your resume. It’s outdated, pointless, and just looks like page filler. If a hiring manager is interested in you, they’ll learn all of your summarized information from your cover letter and interview, however, your professional summary could make it so they’re not interested to […]

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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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2021 Job Seeking Year in Review: What We Learned

Stepping into a New Year means that it’s time to reflect on the past one. The job market became particularly competitive in 2021, and there were plenty of lessons to be learned about job hunting along the way. Let’s recap and see how to put this new knowledge to use while searching for jobs in […]

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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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Customer Service Jobs - Style Nine to Five

5 Takeaway Skills From Any Customer Service Job

If there’s one type of job everyone should do at least once in their life, it’s a customer service job. There are loads of skill-building opportunities, which is why so many people work in retail, sales, hospitality, or support at some point in their career. No matter what job you go into next it’s pretty […]

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3 Things a New Grad with No Experience Can Put On a Resume - Style Nine to Five

3 Things a New Grad with No Experience Can Put On a Resume

It’s an issue everyone faces at some point: being unable to find your first job, as all jobs require past jobs and work experience. You have the required skills, but your resume is blank aside from them and it seems pointless to even try. However, as a new grad, there are probably plenty of things […]

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