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to everyone. Companies are also creating new positions all the time, and they now have somewhere to post! With the continued surge in online networking, we hear a lot about the importance of personal branding; what is your view on the blog as an online portfolio? Having a blog is like having an online portfolio in a way; it gives us a glimpse into your life and your personal style. As an employer this gives us another way to get a feel for who you are. Years ago, I had christielohr.com and I'm so happy I did that. It's helped me along the way. Are there any social media channels you wish didn’t exist? (Laughing) No. I'm thankful for all these social media networks. They’ve become an important part of Nine to Five and are a great way for us to connect to the thousands of job seekers out there, as well as fashion and beauty lovers alike. You often credit mentorship as a contributor to success. How should this kind of relationship be approached and cultivated? If there is someone you look up to, send an email inviting him or her for coffee. It's flattering and most people

won't mind taking the time to help someone out—what goes around, comes around. I'll always take the time to encourage, because I, myself, was once in their position. Mentorship is amazing for valuable advice and networking. Let’s talk about the reason we’re all here…style! What/Who has been your

biggest personal style influence? I always look to Europe for new fashion inspiration. Also, musicians such as Gwen Stefani (90's rocker tomboy) and Steven Tyler (bohemian influences), and celebs like Gwyneth Paltrow (I still think about that Tom Ford white cape she wore to the Oscars) and Zoe Kravitz (I love her

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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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