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How to Rock a Career Fair

by Vault Careers | February 19, 2020

Career fairs can be great for getting your resume out, but they can also be overwhelming. Check out this video for tips on how to stand out and make an impression at your campus' next career fair.

Acing the Toughest Interview Question: A Q&A with Career Coach Fran Berrick

by Stephan Maldonado | February 04, 2020

Vault interviewed Fran Berrick, founder of Spearmint Coaching, to hear how job seekers can build their brands in interviews and resonate with employers.

Beyond Diversity: Why Employers Must Create an Inclusive Culture

by Stephan Maldonado | January 17, 2020

This Martin Luther King Day, let's explore the link between diversity and inclusion, and why employers must create a culture that's both diverse and inclusive.

“They’ll Never Do Business with Us” and Other Lies We Tell Ourselves: Actionable Advice for Success in Business

by Kim Lorenz | January 06, 2020

Kim Lorenz, author and business expert, gives important advice on how to land deals and follow up in ways that will greatly improve your success at work.

How Military Personnel Can Transition Back to Civilian Life

by Dominic LoBianco | December 31, 2019

Transitioning to civilian life after the military can be daunting, but fortunately, there are resources available to help vets with college, careers, and more.

Are You a Bad Emailer? Best Practices for Written Communication

by Kaitlin McManus | December 31, 2019

Email is one of the most important tools of communication—but are you using it well? Check out some tips and tricks to being a better communicator at work.

How Offering Your Services for Free Can Generate Business

by Owen Baker | December 30, 2019

Generating business as a freelancer can seem like a daunting task. This guide explores an effective technique for creating business opportunities.

2020 New Year's Resolutions for Your Career

by Mary Kate Sheridan | December 24, 2019

When it comes to Near Year's resolutions, there is no better area to consider than your professional life. Ring in 2020 with these resolutions for all career stages.

Side Hustle Opportunities and Ideas

by Sandy Sandler | December 20, 2019

Side hustles can be a great way to explore your interests while also generating some extra income. Check out these tips and ideas for identifying opportunities.

How to Use LinkedIn’s Alumni Tool for Networking

by Jane Hurst | December 16, 2019

LinkedIn's alumni tool can help you find alumni from schools you graduated from and then help you build your network. Here are six tips for using this powerful tool for networking.

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