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How to Change Your Job-Search Approach and Turn Rejections into Offers

by Jamie Carlstedt | February 19, 2021

Here are four tips for making sure you’re taking the correct approach with your job search—and effectively communicating your skills, knowledge, and experiences.

7 Ways to Maximize Your LinkedIn Profile [Infographic]

by Vault Law Editors | February 15, 2021

Successful networking on LinkedIn requires regular engagement. Check out this infographic for tips on making the most of your presence on the site.

How to Increase Your Networking Email Response Rate

by Jamie Carlstedt | February 11, 2021

Find out how to improve your digital first impression—and boost your networking response rate.

What to Do When You're Overqualified for a Job

by David Pagotto | February 09, 2021

People who don't get the job because they're overqualified may wonder why they are being penalized for being too good. Let’s discuss what being overqualified means and what you can do about it.

Stuck in a Career Rut? Here’s How to Get Out

by Natalie Fisher | February 09, 2021

A career rut can be hard to get out of. But there is a way out. Here are five steps to take to get out quickly.

What to Include in a Follow-Up Email After Your Interview

by Owen Baker | February 02, 2021

Sending a follow-up email after an interview is a great way to stand out from the crowd. Here are seven tips for writing a great follow-up.

How to Master the Initial Networking Email [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Vault Law Editors | February 02, 2021

Networking is key part of any job search, but it isn’t always easy to make new connections. Check out these tips on sending an introductory networking email.

How to Inquire After an Unlisted Job [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Vault Careers | February 02, 2021

Experts estimate that a large portion of jobs go unlisted. So how do you get the job you really want? Check out this guide to cold emailing.

How to Make a Great First Impression as a Lateral Attorney

by Vault Law Editors | February 01, 2021

Transitioning to a new law firm is exciting but requires careful planning . Read on for tips on making the best first impression as a lateral attorney.

3 Essential Job-Search Strategies for International Students in 2021

by Derek Loosvelt | January 28, 2021

Now that Biden is in office, are there new job-search strategies international students should be using? We spoke with career expert Marcelo Barros to find out.

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