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4 Tips for Writing Tighter Cover Letters

by Derek Loosvelt | October 13, 2020

To help you writer more concise cover letters, here are four tricks that will tighten up your prose and make employers read to the end.

The Most In-Demand Soft Skills and Which Industries Want Them

by Vault Careers | October 02, 2020

Soft skills can be the deciding factor in an interview--but what soft skills are employers looking for? Check out this infographic to learn.

Gender Bias in Interview Questions [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Vault Careers | September 21, 2020

The questions male job seekers and female job seekers are asked in interviews should be the same--but they often aren't. Check out this infographic that demonstrates some of the disparities in interview practices based on gender.

Are Job Boards a Waste of Time?

by Lisa Rangel | September 18, 2020

For many job seekers, applying for positions via job boards might be time spent unwisely. Find out here what to do instead.

How to Find a Job with Meaning and Purpose

by Andrew Fennell | September 15, 2020

Here are five tips that will help you find a meaningful, fulfilling job.

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!

4 Tips for Reapplying to a Company That Rejected You

by Kelly Virginia Phelan | August 25, 2020

If you’ve been rejected from a job and the job has been reposted, keep the following four things in mind before you reapply.

How to Write a Data Science Resume

by Dorian Martin | August 19, 2020

It can be difficult to stand out from the crowd of likeminded data scientists, so here’s how to optimize your data science resume.

5 Resume Writing Tips for Remote Jobs

by Andrew Fennell | August 12, 2020

If you're looking for a remote role, here are five simple steps to take to get your resume ready for the remote job market.

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.

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