How to Stand Out When Applying for a Job - Style Nine to Five

How to Stand Out When Applying for a Job

If you’ve ever applied to a job through LinkedIn, you’ll know that some jobs you apply for – hundreds of people have as well. Of course, not all companies have this many people applying, but it gives you a sense of just how many people you might be up against. Going into the application process […]

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The Art of Cold-Emailing - Style Nine to Five

The Art of Cold-Emailing

So you want to work for your dream company, but they’re not hiring? Why wait for a job posting when you can reach out and introduce yourself now? Back in the day it was called cold-calling—picking up the phone and trying to get someone on the other end to listen to whatever you were pitching. […]

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3 Online Certifications That Will Level Up Your Resume - Style Nine to Five

3 Online Certifications That Will Level Up Your Resume

Feeling like you want to improve your skill set, but not sure what courses will set you apart from the rest? Don’t sweat it, we’ve done the work for you! Below are some versatile certifications that will not only give your resume the competitive edge it needs to be noticed, but also increase your applicable […]

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Changing Industries - Style Nine to Five

Changing Industries? Start Here!

If you’re changing your mind about what you want to do for a career, you’re not alone. If you’re wondering how on earth you’re going to go from accounting to marketing, you’re not alone in that either! Whether it’s due to the pandemic wreaking havoc on your current job or you’re just looking to make […]

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5 Ways to Negotiate Salary Like a Pro - Style Nine to Five

5 Ways to Negotiate Salary Like a Pro

Talking about money with a prospective employer, especially in a pandemic, can be nerve-wracking. If you haven’t yet received an offer yet, this is an excellent time to prepare. Don’t worry if you’ve never negotiated an offer of employment! We’re going to go through five things you can do to navigate this delicate subject: developing […]

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5 Ways a Seasonal Job Can Boost Your Career

5 Ways a Seasonal Job Can Boost Your Career

It’s that time of year when nearly every retailer is looking for seasonal help – and while you may be on a search for something more permanent, it’s important to be open to other opportunities! It has definitely been an interesting year for job seekers and while you continue to look at job listings on Style Nine […]

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4 Things You Can Take Away from Post-Secondary Education - Style Nine to Five

4 Things You Can Take Away from Post-Secondary Education

Post-secondary education requires countless hours of hard work, and is also expensive, which is why you want to make the most of your experience. Although you have completed your undergrad, diploma, or a certificate program, you might find that this may not directly lead to your dream job. Post-secondary institutions want to see their students […]

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6 Ways to Beat the Interview Jitters - Style Nine to Five

6 Ways to Beat the Interview Jitters

No matter how excited you are about getting an interview, your nerves are sure to kick in before the big day. For many of us, job interviews can set off sweaty palms, shortness of breath, a shaky voice, and even forgetting what you were about to say. While you might never be totally relaxed in […]

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What Hiring Managers Really Want in a Job Application - Style Nine to Five

What Hiring Managers Really Want in a Job Application

When you finally click “send” on your job application, the last thing you want is for it to go straight to the bottom of the pile – or worse, to the trash. When hiring managers get applications that are too long, too generic, or too bland, chances are those candidates won’t make it to the […]

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The 2 Keys to Personalizing Your Job Application

Gone are the days of generic resumes and cover letters that you write and send off to multiple companies. If you’re hoping to get a call-back and this is your approach, you’re probably at the bottom of the hiring manager’s pile – or worse, you’ve already been discarded.  The job-seeking market has some fierce competition […]

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