Sarah Kuhn

Sarah Kuhn is a Sales and Marketing Coordinator at Vault. She graduated from the University of Northern Iowa where her studies focused on foreign language and literature. Professionally she has held a variety of positions within financial services. After moving to New York, Sarah gained recruitment experience at New York Life Insurance Company. When she isn’t recruiting or helping the Vault team she likes to study French new wave film and play drums in her band.

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3 Essential Tips for Using Business Cards

by Sarah Kuhn  |  July 10, 2018

We've all received business cards only to leave them stranded in a desk drawer and forgotten. Chances are some of the cards you've handed out to those you'd like to connect with have experienced the same fate. So how do you get the most out of your contacts' business cards? Here are some tips that will help you do just that. 1. Take a proactive approach The most effective way to use business cards is taking a proactive approach. When given the choice of receiving someone's information... Read More >

Does Unlimited PTO Work?

by Sarah Kuhn  |  July 02, 2018

With work/life balance rising as a top workpace value, one of the best ways employers can increase productivity is by creating a happier and stress-free workforce. One way to achieve this is to allow employees to have time away from the office. Recently, InfoTrust, Netflix, Krono's, and many other firms have added unlimited paid time off to their list of employee benefits. Despite obvious concerns with allowing employees the freedom to take as much vacation as they want, em Read More >

The Benefits of Meditating at Work

by Sarah Kuhn  |  June 20, 2018

The popularity of workplace meditation at companies such as Google, KPMG, McKinsey, and BlackRock has been well do Read More >

4 Tips for Improving Your Time Management Skills

by Sarah Kuhn  |  June 18, 2018

Appropriately managing your workload in a timely manner is a necessary professional and personal skill. To help you improve your time management skills, take the following steps. 1. Assess how and when you work best. When initiating a time management plan, it's important to take an honest look at yourself. Evaluate how long you take to do certain tasks. What's your most preferred or least preferred tasks that you usually do? What tasks require the most energy and what time of the day do... Read More >

What to Do If You Hate Your New Job

by Sarah Kuhn  |  May 29, 2018

Sometimes the next step turns out to be the wrong step or, at least, not as smoothly paved as you thought. If you've found yourself in this situation and unsure what the most professional route out is, here are some things to consider.  1. Recognize and reflect on the reasons you're considering leaving.  There are many reasons you might be unsatisfied with a new position. Make sure to take time to reflect on the reasons. Is the position salvageable? Could there be an action taken to... Read More >

How to Train Your Brain for Career Success

by Sarah Kuhn  |  February 14, 2018

When it comes to sharpening your skills and taking care of yourself physically, it's important not to forget your brain. While your brain isn't a muscle, you should treat it like one: it benefits from exercise, and can atrophy without it. The average person has a tendency to get into routines and fall into comfort zones. We've all had a day where we put in our work hours, mindlessly took the same route home, and then tuned out the world with our favorite Netflix series. Do that too often,... Read More >

5 Benefits of Cover Letters

by Sarah Kuhn  |  January 30, 2018

Including a cover letter is a great way to express your interest in a company and stand out against other candidates. Many candidates choose not to include cover letters, so putting in a little extra work can really go the extra mile for you in the long run. Of course, the overall idea is to make sure you are writing a proper cover letter: it should be specific to the position you're applying for, centered on what you'd bring to the table, and not focused on what you'd want out of the... Read More >

5 Tips for Making a Strong First Impression in an Interview

by Sarah Kuhn  |  January 23, 2018

Making a good first impression is a lot of pressure, especially when a career opportunity is on the line. Interviewing is competitive for even the best of candidates. The following 5 actions are essential for creating an initial positive impression when arriving for an interview. Incorporating these tips will help you make a strong impact, and give you a base from which you can wow the interviewer with your personality, past experience, and knowledge of the company. 1) Be early, but not... Read More >

Get More Done by Setting SMART Goals

by Sarah Kuhn  |  January 17, 2018

Whether you are still going strong on your New Year resolutions or they have fallen through, it's never too late to set goals for the weeks and months ahead. Often, the reason people fail to achieve their goals is that they set them without making a plan of action-thus making the goals easy to abandon or fall through. One solution to that issue is to consider setting SMART goals-an acronym to assist you in setting Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Time bound goals.  SMART... Read More >

How to Appropriately Cancel a Job Interview

by Sarah Kuhn  |  January 03, 2018

Unfortunate situations sometimes come up that we can't control. Life throws punches and we have to try to roll with them in the most professional way possible. You have a valid reason to cancel an interview, but don't want to lose the opportunity or make a bad first impression. What do you do? We are all human, and life happens. In my interviewing experience, I will consider giving a candidate a second chance after cancelling an interview if they are professional when canceling, and... Read More >

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