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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.

7 Essential Career-Readiness Tips for Students

by Melissa Fisher | July 26, 2021

The transformation from student to career-seeker demands planning in advance. Here's what you need to do now to be prepared for life after school.

5 Self-Care Tips to Reduce Job-Search Stress

by Raymond Chiu | July 19, 2021

Looking for a new job can be anxiety-inducing, but if you take care of yourself—and follow these five tips—job searching can be relatively stress-free.

How to Answer the ‘Failure’ and ‘Success’ Interview Questions

by Natalie Fisher | July 15, 2021

Find out how to answer “Tell me about a time you failed and what you learned" and “Tell me about a time you demonstrated leadership and achieved success."

9 Companies That Let Your Creative Side Run Wild

by Mohammed Farooq | July 08, 2021

Here are nine great organizations that prioritize the free flow of ideas, allowing your creativity to run wild.

Are You Ready to Freelance? [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Vault Careers | July 06, 2021

Freelancing can be appealing and intimidating; with more freedom comes more responsibility. Is freelancing right for you? Check out this infographic to see.

How to Demonstrate Passion in Your Resume and Interviews

by Andrew Fennell | June 28, 2021

Here are six ways to highlight your passion for the position you're applying for—in your resume, cover letters, and interviews.

4 Salary Negotiation Tips (Including Sample Scripts)

by Natalie Fisher | June 24, 2021

Here are four essential tips for maximizing the possibility of getting the salary you want—along with sample salary negotiating scripts.

Social Media and Your Legal Job Search [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Vault Law Editors | June 23, 2021

Searching for your next legal job is a job in itself. From Clubhouse to Twitter, read on to see how social media tools can help advance your job search.

5 Tools to Enhance Your Job Search

by Vault Careers | June 22, 2021

You know you need a resume and cover letter for your job search, but is your application missing something? Check out this infographic to see!