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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Passion for Fashion – 10 Other Ways to Say It

If you’ve ever said that you have a “passion for fashion” on your cover letter, resume, or in a job interview, you’re not alone. That’s because it’s one of the most over-used phrases for expressing your enthusiasm when applying for a job in fashion. By now, it not only sounds a little cheesy, but it’s […]

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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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Career Services – Application Templates Are Finally Here

Are you ready for a Clean Slate or to Make Magic? Now you can because Style Nine to Five Founder Christie Lohr has just released new application templates to help you land your dream job! Think resume templates, but better. There are five packages for you to choose from: Clean Slate, Sun Kissed, Make Magic, […]

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Get Hired – Cover Letters Tips

To get a Fashion Job, or any job, you need to put yourself out there. You need to get the attention of the recruiter or the hiring manager. You need to make a statement and get noticed. Your resume is a great start to show your qualifications, skills, recent work history, but it a cover […]

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Fashion Jobs Toronto – How to Use Your Instagram as Your Resume

Find fashion jobs in Toronto, Vancouver and Canada with an Instagram account that impresses hiring managers. Whether you like it or not, if you have a public account, your Instagram is an extension of your resume and cover letter. Your prospective employer will use it to learn more about you, what kind of person you […]

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How to Rise Up After Being Let Go

Life is never set in stone. Anything can happen and you can’t always be prepared for it. You may think you’re very secure in your job, but you may not know what’s around the corner. Being let go from a position when it’s at no fault of your own is heartbreaking, a low blow and […]

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Career Tips Job Advice Fashion Jobs

Click to watch career tips from our Founder Christie Lohr! The job advice she shares includes: • How to write the perfect cover letter • How to improve your resume to land the job • What to include in your resume • How how to answer hard interview questions • Tips to getting promoted • […]

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