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5 Ways to Immediately Improve your Resume

by Andrew Fennell | May 06, 2021

Here are five tips that will help you update and beef up your resume immediately.

How to Write a Cover Letter Like Hemingway

by Derek Loosvelt | April 30, 2021

Ernest Hemingway used these five writing guidelines throughout his career. Find out how they can help you write better cover letters.

How to Create a Powerful LinkedIn Profile

by Stacey Perry | April 20, 2021

Follow these six tips to make your LinkedIn profile as strong as possible.

15 Tips for Using LinkedIn and Facebook to Find a New Job

by Gabi Casin | March 29, 2021

Hiring managers are increasingly using social networks to find talent. This is why it’s essential to have a professional social media presence if you’re looking for a new job.

Worst Answers to ‘What’s Your Greatest Weakness?’ and Other Common Interview Questions

by Erika Rykun | March 25, 2021

To be successful in your job search, you need to answer certain interview questions well—and avoid these candidacy-ending mistakes.

How to Change Your Job-Search Approach and Turn Rejections into Offers

by Jamie Carlstedt | February 19, 2021

Here are four tips for making sure you’re taking the correct approach with your job search—and effectively communicating your skills, knowledge, and experiences.

How to Make an ATS-Compatible Resume [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Vault Careers | February 16, 2021

Applicant tracking systems are widely used by employers, so how do you make your resume stand out to a machine rather than a human? This infographic shows how to make sure your resume doesn't get lost in the shuffle.

How to Increase Your Networking Email Response Rate

by Jamie Carlstedt | February 11, 2021

Find out how to improve your digital first impression—and boost your networking response rate.

6 Tips for Writing a Great Customer Service Resume

by Victorio Duran III | February 02, 2021

Writing a great customer service resume can mean the difference between landing your CS gig or failing. Here are six tips for writing a great customer service resume.

How to Inquire After an Unlisted Job [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Vault Careers | February 02, 2021

Experts estimate that a large portion of jobs go unlisted. So how do you get the job you really want? Check out this guide to cold emailing.