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2 Key Startup Tips from the CEO of Gig Economy Business Crowdspring

by Derek Loosvelt | February 17, 2020

Vault recently interviewed Ross Kimbarovsky, the founder and CEO of the successful gig economy business crowdspring. Ross spoke with us about his firm, his trajectory, and the most important advice he has for startups.

4 Tactics for Dealing with a Toxic Boss

by Marques Coleman | February 13, 2020

Toxic bosses are all too common. So if your boss puts you down, intimidates you, blames you for his mistakes, takes credit for your work, and triggers you emotionally, know that you’re not alone. Also know that there are tactics you can use to handle your toxic boss—and save your job.

The 4 Steps of Asking for a Raise—Plus a Sample Raise-Asking Script

by Max Woolf | February 12, 2020

Asking for a raise is scary. The good news is there are tested strategies you can use to ask for more money—and get it.

Q&A with the CEO of Ocrolus, a Fintech Firm Disrupting Document Analysis—and Hiring

by Derek Loosvelt | February 11, 2020

Vault recently spoke with Sam Bobley, the founder and CEO of Ocrolus, a fintech firm that quickly analyzes financial documents with near-perfect accuracy. Bobley spoke with us about his firm, the types of fintech jobs available, and what job seekers can do to get those jobs.

Diverse Voices: A Black History Month Reading List

by Kaitlin McManus | February 11, 2020

Diverse voices are crucial in all facets of life—from the workplace to the media we consume. In honor of Black History Month, we've compiled a reading list of some of the best contemporary works by black authors.

Is Working Remotely the Right Career Move for You?

by Raj Vardhman | February 06, 2020

The majority of remote workers say you can't pay them enough to work in traditional office environments again. Could remote work also be the right career move for you? Here, we look at all the pros and cons of working remotely.

5 Rules of Dating Coworkers

by Angela Civitella | February 05, 2020

With Valentine’s Day a week away, love is in the air. And if you’re in a romantic relationship with a coworker or thinking about starting one, here are five things you need to consider.

How to Stop Questioning Your Value at Work

by Natalie Fisher | February 03, 2020

Do you constantly judge your self-worth by external validation from colleagues and managers? Here, we address how to feel valued without relying on the words and actions of others.

5 Ways to Lessen Employee Loneliness

by Finnegan Pierson | January 31, 2020

Approximately 75 percent of younger professionals are "lonely" at work. Here we discuss five strategies that can reduce employee loneliness and boost productivity.

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.

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