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5 Lines That'll Make Interviewers Think You're Trying Too Hard

by AnnaMarie Houlis via Fairygodboss | May 21, 2019

You've prepped for your interview and know exactly what to say. But have you thought about what not to say? Here are five lines that can make you sound like you're trying too hard, so avoid them the best you can.

4 Surprising Mistakes Ruining Your Chances of Getting Hired

by Peter Yang | May 16, 2019

All of your job search preparation will be in vain if you set yourself up to fail. Here are five mistakes job seekers often make that end up derailing their applications.

This Counterintuitive Interview Tip Can Fast-Track Your Career

by Vault Careers | May 14, 2019

This unconventional advice from a famous businesswoman turned TV personality can change the way you interview and quickly boost your career.

4 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Recruiters

by Natasha Nurse via Fairygodboss | May 13, 2019

Here are four tips for optimizing the job seeker-recruiter relationship to get the job you want.

25 Interview Mistakes That Employers Hate [Infographic]

by Vault Careers | May 01, 2019

33% of employers decide within 90 seconds whether they want to hire you based on their first impression. Here are 25 common mistakes to avoid during your interview.

Why You Should Include Your Interests on Your Resume

by Kaitlin McManus | April 26, 2019

Plenty of people will tell you not to list your hobbies on your resume—and we respectfully disagree. Here's why.

Your Comprehensive (ATS-Worthy) Cover Letter & Resume Guide [Slideshow]

by BambooHR | April 26, 2019

Your resume is your chance to make a good first impression, but without a solid design, human eyes may never see it! Our guide helps you beat applicant tracking systems."

5 Job Search Myths Costing You the Job

by Peter Yang | April 17, 2019

Some job search advice out there is flat out wrong. Here are five common job search myths that might be holding your career back.

9 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid When Interviewing

by Katherine M. Rothman | April 16, 2019

Making careless mistakes in a job interview can cost you, even if you have the experience, credentials, and intelligence.

Behavioral Interview Question Prep

by Vault Law Editors | April 16, 2019

Behavioral interview questions are becoming more popular in the legal industry. Read on for interview strategies and sample behavioral interview questions.

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