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Resume Best Practices (According to 97 Certified Professional Resume Writers)

by Max Woolf | November 29, 2020

ResumeLab polled almost 100 certified professional resume writers to find out what employers look for in a winning resume.

7 Strategies Every Recruiter Needs to Find the Best Candidates

by Matt Shealy | November 29, 2020

Recruiting is one profession that cannot produce success without the implementation of key strategies. Here are 7 top strategies recruiters use.

Surviving Virtual Thanksgiving as a Jobseeker [Infographic]

by Vault Careers | November 25, 2020

Even over Zoom, family will be family. When it comes to questions about your job search, check out these tips for navigating the conversation during each Thanksgiving course.

Legal Inspiration to Get You Through Law School Final Exams

by Shelley Awe | November 25, 2020

Need a study boost this holiday weekend? Check out this list of podcasts, blogs, and social media accounts for law school motivation, entertainment, and advice.

5 Ways to Maximize Your Job Search During the Holidays

by Mary Kate Sheridan | November 25, 2020

The holidays are the perfect time to get a leg up on your job search. Here are five ways that you can make the most of this time and land your dream job.

3 Tips for Balancing Life and Work While Working from Home

by Kaitlin McManus | November 23, 2020

It's easy for work/life balance to feel out of whack when working from home. Check out these three tips to keep the scales from tipping too far.

Three Things to Consider When Asking for a Job Reference

by Kaitlin McManus | November 20, 2020

Asking for a reference when job hunting can be a little awkward, so check out our tips on how to make the most of it.

Three Questions To Ask During The Law Firm Recruiting Process This Year

by Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP | November 19, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic had a significant impact on law firm summer associate programs in 2020—asking how firms rersponded is useful in making an informed decision about which summer program is right for you. Here are three important questions to ask during your law firm interviews this year.

5 Best Cannabis Jobs That Don’t Require Industry Experience

by Ross Danson | November 18, 2020

Many cannabis jobs don't require cannabis industry experience. Here are five of the best.

6 Actions to Take to Advance Your Career

by Jamie Carlstedt | November 17, 2020

To help you fight against feeling stuck in your career, here are six areas to strengthen—and actions to take to strengthen them.

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