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Vault’s Careers Blog covers working world news and trends, with advice and strategies for modern careerists. Careers Blog contributors advise on everything from cover letters to exit interviews, with an ear to the ground on recruiting trends, unemployment numbers, and the ever changing job market.

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4 Resume Lies That Could Get You Busted (and What to Do Instead)

by Andrew Fennell | May 27, 2020

Here are some of the riskiest lies you could include on your resume—and what to do instead of hiding or elaborating on the truth.

7 Ways to Fight Loneliness and Isolation When Working from Home

by Alex Birch | May 26, 2020

Feelings of loneliness affect well-being as well as performance and productivity, so it’s important to minimize loneliness when working from home.

Time, Talent & Treasure: How Entrepreneurs Can Give Back During the Pandemic

by Mary Ann O’Brien | May 21, 2020

During times of crisis, entrepreneurs need to rise to the challenge and be prepared to give back to their communities and clients. Here's how they can do so.

6 Tips for More Productive Zoom Team Meetings

by Samantha Rupp | May 21, 2020

Whether you’re the team lead or a new employee learning the ropes, these best practices will allow to join your next video team meeting with confidence.

From the Armed Forces to Practice: What It Is Like to Practice in BigLaw as a Veteran

by Andrew Paulson, Litigation Associate; Kiel Sauerman, Corporate Associate; and Crystal Weeks, Litigation Associate—Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP | May 20, 2020

What is it like transitioning from military service to private practice? Here, three law firm associates describe their experiences as veterans working in BigLaw.

5 Rewarding Teaching Careers in a Post-Covid-19 World

by Sarah Daren | May 20, 2020

Regardless of how the field of education changes, there will always be rewarding careers. Here are five to consider in a post-COVID-19 world.

How Career Services Professionals Can Prepare Students for Uncertainty in the Age of COVID-19

by Matt Cardin | May 19, 2020

Students face a daunting job search during this pandemic. How can career services professionals prepare students for the unexpected in the age of COVID-19?

A Former Interrogator Shares 6 Tips for Leading Through Crisis

by Michael Reddington, CFI | May 15, 2020

A forensic interviewer and former interrogator shares six tips for leadership during crisis, delving into the Do's and Don't's of how to be an effective leader.

Does Workers’ Comp Cover Covid-19?

by Matt Shealy | May 13, 2020

As the world grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, one question that's emerged is: Are people who get Covid-19 covered by worker’s compensation insurance?

8 Best Practices for Video Conferencing Etiquette

by Leon Collier | May 12, 2020

Have you acquainted yourself with video conference etiquette yet? Do you know how to prepare? Here are eight best practices for video conferences.

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