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Negotiating Tips from Five Powerful Executives [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Vault Careers | December 06, 2019

Negotiation skills don't come naturally. Check out this infographic for five negotiating tips from successful business magnates like Bill Gates and Elon Musk.

7 Tips for Managing Your Time to Meet Your Deadlines

by Jane Hurst | December 06, 2019

Even if your workdays are never the same, you can still manage your time in a way that will help you complete your tasks thoroughly and on time. Here are seven time management tips that will help you hit your deadlines.

4 Ways to Optimize Your Workspace for Engagement and Satisfaction

by Alex Jones | December 06, 2019

Here are a number of ideas—from organizational tips to design advice—that will help you cultivate a productive and motivating work environment.

How to Quickly Get Promoted

by Natalie Fisher | December 04, 2019

Now, before the holiday season shifts into high gear, is a great time to start thinking about your goals for the New Year. And if your goals include earning a promotion, here are five tips to follow.

Is It Time to Quit Your Job? [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Vault Careers | December 04, 2019

There are plenty of reasons you may not want to stay in your current position. Check out this flowchart to see if your reasons for quitting stand up to scrutiny and how to bow out gracefully if you do leave.

5 Recession-Proof Industries

by Kaitlin McManus | December 03, 2019

Rumors of an eventual economic downturn have been cropping up in the last half of this year. These five industries have weathered past recessions well, which may make them stable options to consider if the economy dips.

5 Podcasts That Will Boost Your Career

by Laura Slingo | December 03, 2019

Here are five inspiring podcasts—from seasoned entrepreneurs, industry leaders, and lifestyle gurus—that will help you take the next step in your career.

6 Job Hunting Tips for the Holidays

by Jane Hurst | December 03, 2019

Looking for a new job is strenuous enough. Add the holiday season to the mix and the stress might be overwhelming. So here are six tips for job search success during the holidays.

What Is It Like Working as a Lawyer Focused on Emerging Companies & Venture Capital?

by Vault Law Editors | December 03, 2019

What are some typical tasks for lawyers focusing on emerging companies and venture capital, and what challenges do they face? Here, lawyers from top-ranked firms in this area share their insights on working with startups and emerging companies.

The Importance of Company Culture [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Bamboo HR | December 02, 2019

Company culture is essential to employee satisfaction. Bamboo HR asked executives about the importance of culture in their organizations. Check out the infographic.

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