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How to Scrub and Build Your Social Presence Before Searching for a Job

by Hannah Vicarage | February 25, 2020

It's widely known that employers check your social media accounts before considering you for a job. So if you’re thinking about looking for a new position, here are the four key steps to take to clean up and build your social presence.

When You Don’t Want the Job: How to Tactfully Decline a Legal Job Offer

by Shelley Awe | February 25, 2020

What should you do if you receive a legal job offer but you don’t want to accept it? Read on for how to reject the offer and keep your professional reputation intact.

6 Skills You Need on Your Resume to Get Hired in 2020

by Sarah Daren | February 24, 2020

The workplace is always evolving, so it’s important to adapt your skillset to meet the constantly changing demands of employers. Here are the six most important skills to have on your resume in 2020.

Top 5 Industries for Liberal Arts Majors

by Vault Careers | February 23, 2020

Calling all liberal arts majors: Looking for the right industry for you? Check out Vault's top 5 to find your fit!

'Why PE?' Answering the First Question in a Private Equity Interview

by Ariaa Reeds | February 21, 2020

Why you want a career in private equity is a common question asked in private equity interviews. Learn how to conquer your answer to this question.

A Quick Guide to Careers in Social Work

by Judy Robinson | February 21, 2020

A career in social work is one of the best ways to improve the lives of other people. So if you're looking for rewarding work that truly makes a difference, the field of social work might be exactly what you’re looking for.

Do You Need an Objective on Your Resume?

by Kaitlin McManus | February 17, 2020

Putting an objective on your resume has been common for the last few years, but is it necessary? Read on to find out.

Startup Advice from Crowdspring Founder and CEO Ross Kimbarovsky

by Derek Loosvelt | February 17, 2020

Vault recently interviewed Ross Kimbarovsky, the founder and CEO of the successful gig economy business crowdspring. Ross spoke with us about his firm, his career trajectory, and the most important advice he has for startups.

Why You're Getting Interviews but No Job Offers—and How to Change That

by Natalie Fisher | February 15, 2020

If you’ve been on a ton of interviews and haven't received any job offers, don’t worry. Here, we cover the two reasons why this is happening and what you can do about it.

Why International Students Should Consider Careers in Canada

by Nitin Agrawal, Co-Founder of Interstride | February 13, 2020

U.S. immigration policies have tightened, making it more difficult for international students to stay in the country after graduation. But just across the border, Canada has taken an open-arms approach to immigration.

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