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6 Skills You Need on Your Resume to Get Hired in 2020

by Sarah Daren | February 24, 2020

The workplace is always evolving, so it’s important to adapt your skillset to meet the constantly changing demands of employers. Here are the six most important skills to have on your resume in 2020.

Top 5 Industries for Liberal Arts Majors

by Vault Careers | February 23, 2020

Calling all liberal arts majors: Looking for the right industry for you? Check out Vault's top 5 to find your fit!

'Why PE?' Answering the First Question in a Private Equity Interview

by Ariaa Reeds | February 21, 2020

Why you want a career in private equity is a common question asked in private equity interviews. Learn how to conquer your answer to this question.

A Quick Guide to Careers in Social Work

by Judy Robinson | February 21, 2020

A career in social work is one of the best ways to improve the lives of other people. So if you're looking for rewarding work that truly makes a difference, the field of social work might be exactly what you’re looking for.

How to Rock a Career Fair

by Vault Careers | February 19, 2020

Career fairs can be great for getting your resume out, but they can also be overwhelming. Check out this video for tips on how to stand out and make an impression at your campus' next career fair.

Emerging Lawyer Spotlight: Interview with a Health Care Compliance Attorney

by Shelley Awe | February 19, 2020

Interested in compliance work? Read on for our interview with Christine Kearney, a Chicago-based junior attorney working in health care compliance. She discusses her current role, the path she took to get there, and her advice to law students!

The Top Law Firms in New York & California

by Vault Law Editors | February 18, 2020

New York City, Northern California, and Southern California are three of the most coveted legal markets for lawyers paving their careers. But what stands out in one doesn't necessarily take the prize in the other. So how is a law student or lawyer to distinguish among the three? Click to check out Vault's newest regional-based resources!

Do You Need an Objective on Your Resume?

by Kaitlin McManus | February 17, 2020

Putting an objective on your resume has been common for the last few years, but is it necessary? Read on to find out.

Startup Advice from Crowdspring Founder and CEO Ross Kimbarovsky

by Derek Loosvelt | February 17, 2020

Vault recently interviewed Ross Kimbarovsky, the founder and CEO of the successful gig economy business crowdspring. Ross spoke with us about his firm, his career trajectory, and the most important advice he has for startups.

Why You're Getting Interviews but No Job Offers—and How to Change That

by Natalie Fisher | February 15, 2020

If you’ve been on a ton of interviews and haven't received any job offers, don’t worry. Here, we cover the two reasons why this is happening and what you can do about it.

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