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7 Tips for a Successful Career Change

by Maria Bohdanovska | September 21, 2021

With the right preparation, a career shift won’t just be a leap of faith. Here are seven tips that will help you make a smooth transition.

Women in STEM Career Fair: ‘Beyond the Glass Ceiling’ Panel Discussion

by Vault Careers | September 13, 2021

Here are three takeaways from our Women in STEM Career Fair "Beyond the Glass Ceiling" panel discussion.

Navigating Professional Development When Transitioning from Military to Civilian Life

by Justin C. Pearson | September 07, 2021

Here are a few different ways veterans can use professional development to help advance their careers.

5 Common Interview Mistakes and How to Fix Them

by Anne DeBruin Sample | August 24, 2021

Are you getting interviews but not job offers? If so, you're likely making one or more of these common—but fixable—mistakes.

Should You Work with a Legal Recruiter? And How to Choose One

by Vault Law Editors | August 20, 2021

Finding a new legal job is daunting, but the right recruiter can reduce some of the stress. Read on for advice on selecting the best recruiter for your search.

What Smart Employees Do Right After a Promotion

by Shedden Reign | August 19, 2021

Once you’ve celebrated your promotion, it’s time to figure out how to make a positive impact in your new role. Here are several tips for doing just that.

8 Skills You Need to Build to Land a Senior-Level Job

by Elea Andrea Almazora | August 16, 2021

To land a senior-level role, there are several key skills you’ll need. Here are eight that you can start building now if you want to get a top position later.

How to Stand Out at Virtual Career Fairs

by Victorio Duran III | August 05, 2021

If you follow these eight tips, you’ll make meaningful connections and differentiate yourself from other candidates at virtual job fairs.

4 Tips for Finding a Great Job After a Pandemic Gap

by Marla Keene | July 27, 2021

Here are four job-search strategies to help you transition back into the workforce after a pandemic gap.