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10 Podcasts and Audiobooks That Will Boost Your Career

by David Solloway | October 21, 2020

This wide range of podcasts and audiobooks will inspire and advise you as you conduct your job search and grow your career.

4 Types of Networking Emails—and How to Write Them

by David Solloway | October 14, 2020

To maximize your networking efforts, here are four types of emails that will help you go from “potentially forgotten contact” to “recommended job applicant.”

Recruitment Reimagined: How McKinsey Pivoted During COVID-19 for a Successful Recruiting Season

by McKinsey & Company | September 15, 2020

We sat down with McKinsey partner Brian Rolfes to discuss the firm’s strategy for recruiting during COVID-19 and capture his tips for virtual interviews.

Do Your Hair Toss, Check Your Nails: Dressing for Virtual Interviews

by Ashley Reed | September 14, 2020

Virtual interviews are nothing new, but they're certainly more common now. Check out our tips on what to wear and how to make a good first impression, even through a webcam.

How to Add Online Courses to Your Resume

by Dimitar Karamarinov | September 09, 2020

Recruiters can be skeptical of online courses, so be careful when you list yours in a resume. Learn how to include online courses and get your dream job!

3 Questions Never to Ask Your Interviewer—and What to Ask Instead

by David Solloway | September 01, 2020

Here are the do's and don'ts of answering that inevitable interview question, "So, do you have any questions for me?"

3 Key Personality Traits of a Creative Mindset

by Nir Bashan | August 14, 2020

Unlocking your creativity can be as easy as embracing three personality traits that you already have.

5 Skills That Will Be In Demand in a Post-Pandemic World

by Heather Redding | August 09, 2020

COVID-19 will irrevocably change the modern workplace. Here are some of the skills you'll need to stand out from the crowd in a post-pandemic world.

5 Ways to Address Gaps in Your Resume

by Andrew Fennell | August 04, 2020

Here's how to address employment gaps in your resume and sell yourself as a solid job candidate.

Should You Go Straight to Law School from College or Take a Break?

by Vault Law Editors | July 29, 2020

The Vault Law interns weigh in on their paths to law school, and what advice they have for anyone considering making the leap to a legal career.

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