Networking Advice

Vault has compiled all the networking advice that you will ever need to land your dream job. Watch videos and get expert help, tips and advice for effective networking that will stand out from the competition.

Networking Basics

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What Is Networking and How Does It Help You Find a Job?
Miriam Salpeter Networking. For some, it’s a...

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Expanding Your Network
Miriam Salpeter Once you’ve identified your...

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Why Social Networking Is Important
Miriam Salpeter If you aren’t preoccupied...

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Identifying Your Network: Whom Do You Know?
Miriam Salpeter A common complaint job...

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Be a Connector: Helping People in Your Network
Miriam Salpeter Just as there are many types...

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Making the Most of Social Networks for Your Job Search
Miriam Salpeter When research shows 93...

Featured Guides

Cover for The Vault Guide to Resumes and Job-Hunting Skills, Second Edition

The Vault Guide to Resumes and Job-Hunting Skills, Second Edition
It takes more than a solid résumé and cover letter to make...

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Vault Guide to Networking
When it comes to job success, it's not only what you know: it's who you...

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Vault Guide to Finance Interviews, 9th Edition
The Vault Guide to Finance Interviews, Ninth Edition is a must-have...

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Vault Guide to the Case Interview, 8th Edition
Case interviews are a crucial part of the hiring process in the consulting ...

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Vault Guide to Top Internships, 2018 Edition
The Vault Guide to Top Internships rates more than 110 internship programs ...

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Vault Guide to the Top 50 Management and Strategy Consulting Firms, 2018 Edition
Marking the 20th edition of our guide, the 2018 Vault Guide to the...

Networking Blog

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3 LinkedIn Tips When You're Unemployed

Many professionals ask me how to handle their employment...

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How to Create Professional Bonds at After-Hour Events

We can all agree that enjoying time spent with coworkers...

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How to Appropriately Cancel a Job Interview

Unfortunate situations sometimes come up that we can’t...

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3 Reasons You Need a Mentor

If you want to take your career from good to great in the...

4 Things to Include in Any Professional Voicemail

How many times have you strolled into work, checked your...

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3 Ways to Jump-Start a Job Search During the Holidays

For many people, the start of the holiday season means it’s...

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5 Benefits of Attending the Office Holiday Party

Last week, my colleague Phil Stott wrote an article titled...

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4 Phone Interview Tips From a Recruiter

It's important to be on your toes when answering a call if...

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Top 10 Tips for First-Year Associates

Many law firms recently welcomed their new class of...

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4 Reasons Why You Should Skip the Office Party

In the wake of the ongoing wave of sexual harassment and...

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3 Ways to Start a Conversation at Networking Events

Striking up conversations at networking events can often...

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How to Harness the Power of the Internet to Build Your Resume

How to Harness the Power of the Internet to Build Your...