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How to Set Up Your Desk to Avoid Back, Neck, and Shoulder Pain

by Vault Careers | May 21, 2019

If you find yourself sitting in a cube, like most of the working world, then you should take this simple advice on how to set up your desk to avoid all those common aches and pains that come with working in an office.

4 Tips for Building Your Professional Wardrobe

by Vault Careers | May 20, 2019

Whether you’re new to the working world or hoping to revamp your style, consider these helpful tips on how to easily build your own professional wardrobe.

9 Tips for Young Women Entering the Workforce

by Rene Banglesdorf | May 17, 2019

Graduation season is upon us, and a new generation of women will be entering the working world. We've got some tips for navigating that first job.

5 Tips for Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

by Stephan Maldonado | May 17, 2019

Imposter syndrome is more than self-doubt; it's the persistent and self-sabotaging feeling of being a fraud. Here are five ways to overcome imposter syndrome.

What Are the Benefits of a 'Work BFF' and How Do You Find One?

by Vault Careers | May 15, 2019

A 'work BFF' can help you in many ways. But what exactly can having a 'work BFF' do for you? And how do you go about getting one?

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.

HR Experts Weigh In on the Best Employee Benefits & Perks [Slideshow]

by BambooHR | May 14, 2019

The idea that employees who are treated better perform better is gaining momentum in many industries. See the employee benefits HR experts say are the most important.

How to Have a Productive Argument at Work [Infographic]

by Kaitlin McManus | May 10, 2019

Debate and disagreement are natural in the workplace—differing opinions are what make collaboration an important tool. But when disagreements turn to arguments, progress shuts down, feelings get hurt, and relationships get tarnished. The keys to working through and moving past workplace disagreements are respect, organization, and keeping your cool. Check out this infographic from resume.io on how to make inevitable work arguments more productive and less nightmarish.   Infographic courtesy of resume.io.

Big 3 Buzz: What People Are Saying About McKinsey, Bain, and BCG in Our 2019 Consulting Survey

by Stephan Maldonado | May 07, 2019

Vault’s 2019 Consulting Survey is well underway. What are consultants saying about the Big 3 this year? Check out some of the latest buzz about McKinsey, Bain, and BCG.

How to Write a Networking Email That Gets a Response Every Time

by Natasha Nurse via Fairygodboss | May 07, 2019

Tired of sending networking emails that don't get a response? If you follow these five steps, you'll be on your way to networking success.

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