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3 Creative Job-Search Strategies to Make You Stand Out

by Natalie Fisher | May 14, 2021

Here are three examples of creative ways to increase your odds of landing the role you want.

How to Have a Successful Video Interview

by Jacqueline DeMarco | May 11, 2021

While video interviews are becoming more common, it can be tricky to make a good impression. Here’s how to have a successful video interview.

22 Interview Questions You Need to Nail to Work for Elon Musk

by Derek Loosvelt | May 11, 2021

Here are the behavioral and technical questions you'll need to answer to land an internship with SpaceX.

How to Be Persuasive in Video Interviews and Virtual Meetings

by Derek Loosvelt | May 07, 2021

We spoke with negotiation and influence expert Andres Lares about his new book, "Persuade," and how it applies to interviews and meetings.

Lessons Learned from Virtual OCI

by Mary Kate Sheridan | May 04, 2021

This past year, many law schools and law firms shifted to remote interviewing due to COVID-19. Here are five takeaways from this virtual recruiting season.

5 Books College Graduates Entering the Hybrid Workplace Need to Read

by Stephanie Jones | April 28, 2021

The post-pandemic workplace is evolving as more employees work in a hybrid setting or entirely remote. Here are five books every college graduate should read to help them prepare.

3 Career Lessons from Oscar-Winner Chloé Zhao

by Derek Loosvelt | April 26, 2021

Here are three lessons that anyone, inside or outside the film industry, can take away from the award-winning filmmaker's short but wildly successful career.

4 Interview Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making

by Natasha Shetty | April 20, 2021

Here are four common interview mistakes that could be preventing you from getting the job and career you want.

This Year, McKinsey Aims to Welcome More New Colleagues Than Ever Before

by McKinsey | April 12, 2021

Learn how McKinsey, Vault's Best Consulting Firm to Work For in 2021, aims to hire more new colleagues than ever before this year.

8 Ways to Land Your Dream Job in Tech

by Stephanie Jones | April 12, 2021

Now is the time to pursue that dream job in tech. Learn how to do it with these eight tips.