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Get expert advice on resumes, cover letters, interviewing, networking, and more. Read about the latest news and trends in salaries, benefits, and other workplace issues affecting your career.

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.

How the Trump Administration's New H-1B Wage-Increase Rule Affects International Students

by Derek Loosvelt | October 15, 2020

In the wake of a new rule raising the wages that employers must pay H-1B visa holders, we spoke to international student career expert Marcelo Barros.

The Difference Between How Black and White Professionals Rate Their Firms in Diversity

by Derek Loosvelt | June 26, 2020

In the wake of worldwide anti-racist protests, we took a close look at how professionals responded to diversity questions in our banking and accounting surveys.

Is Now a Good Time to Get an Online MBA?

by Sarah Daren | April 29, 2020

After COVID-19, businesses and professionals will be needed to help the economy get back on track. Could an online MBA be the thing that helps you help others?

9 Job Search Tips for International Students in the Age of Coronavirus

by Marcelo Barros | March 20, 2020

Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, international students graduating this spring are likely to face unimaginable job search challenges. Here’s a list of actions students can take to keep their U.S. employment hopes alive.

Everything You Need to Know About Pursuing a Career in Media

by Michael Klein | March 10, 2020

A career in media can take many paths. Here, Michael Klein, former network executive and CEO of Miraculo, discusses what it takes to pursue a career in media.

Why International Students Should Consider Careers in Canada

by Nitin Agrawal, Co-Founder of Interstride | February 13, 2020

U.S. immigration policies have tightened, making it more difficult for international students to stay in the country after graduation. But just across the border, Canada has taken an open-arms approach to immigration.

50 Best Investment Banks to Work for in 2020

by Derek Loosvelt | January 28, 2020

We recently surveyed 3,300 banking professionals. Find out which firm is our new No. 1 overall best to work for, and which firms are best in compensation, culture, benefits, hours, training, diversity, and other workplace categories.

Visa and Job Prospects for International Students in 2020

by Derek Loosvelt | January 13, 2020

To help make sense of 2019 and to see what lies ahead in 2020 for international students, Vault recently spoke with International Student Career Expert Marcelo Barros. Here is an edited version of that conversation.

5 Fortune 500 CEOs Who Served in the Military

by Stephan Maldonado | November 11, 2019

Studies have found that about 8% of Fortune 500 CEOs have military experience. In honor of Veteran’s Day, here are five CEOs who have also served in the military.

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