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STYLE & BEAUTY your cover letter to the company you're applying to. I don't want a general message to all. Explain why you want to work for that company, what you love about the company you're applying to, and what about your experience makes you a standout candidate. If you send a "To whom it may concern" cover letter, it shows lack of effort or interest. Your resume should only have industry specific details; you may have worked at McDonald's as a teen (as did I!), but as your experience grows, you can leave that out.

What factors do you look at when you’re recruiting for a position? Passion and interest for the position. You may not have as much experience as someone else, but if you prove you want it, I'll consider you. I also look for hands on experience. There are some things a textbook just can't teach you. It’s clear that you’re passionate about connecting companies with their ideal employees and vice-versa. How does

"I YOU MAY NOT HAVE AS MUCH EXPERIENCE AS SOMEONE ELSE, BUT IF YOU PROVE YOU WANT IT, I'LL CONSIDER YOU. I ALSO LOOK FOR HANDS ON EXPERIENCE. THERE ARE SOME THINGS A TEXTBOOK JUST CAN'T TEACH YOU." Make the font clean and use bolding and headings. Hiring managers have hundreds of resumés to go through and making it easier on our eyes is a plus. Besides the obvious spelling errors, what mistakes should job seekers avoid in their applications? Be professional but avoid using fancy words like 'perhaps', 'therefore', and 'hence'. It’s better to be real and show us who you are.

it feel when one of your clients finds the right fit through your sites? That's why I do this! When this happens I think, "Ok, I'm doing my job." Luckily it happens all the time. How has the Canadian fashion job market changed since you launched Style Nine to Five 2 years ago? Style Nine to Five has become a place where those hard to find jobs are now available framework

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Profile for Framework Magazine

Framework Magazine Issue 4 - September 2012  

Framework Magazine is an online women's publication dedicated to the essential elements of stylish living. From interviews and how-to’s, to...

Framework Magazine Issue 4 - September 2012  

Framework Magazine is an online women's publication dedicated to the essential elements of stylish living. From interviews and how-to’s, to...

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