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5 Tips for Protecting Personal Data When Working Remotely

by Leah Collins | September 11, 2020

When working remotely, it’s important to take extra precautions to protect your personal data. Here's how to do that.

Must-Have Productivity Apps in a Remote Working World

by Sam Radbil | September 02, 2020

Here are several apps and platforms sure to boost your productivity while working remotely.

How to Write a Data Science Resume

by Dorian Martin | August 19, 2020

It can be difficult to stand out from the crowd of likeminded data scientists, so here’s how to optimize your data science resume.

6 Fast-Growing Software Engineer Careers

by Juned Ghanchi | August 13, 2020

Based on current market trends and projections, here are six of the fastest-growing career paths for software engineers.

The Benefits of Including Your Kids on Zoom Calls

by Derek Loosvelt | August 06, 2020

Vault spoke with Jolene Cramer, a former Microsoft executive and now senior marketing director at Limeade, about why her kids are joining her video calls.

6 Tips for Hosting Zoom Happy Hours

by Sam Radbil | July 21, 2020

Virtual happy hours are great for team building and onboarding new employees. Here are six tips to help make your online parties more engaging and enjoyable.

7 Pro Slack Tips for Mastering Remote Work

by Knoji | July 15, 2020

You might know the Slack basics, but you're likely not using many important Slack functions. Here are seven pro Slack tips to master working remotely.

What to Wear to Appear More ‘Trustworthy’ and ‘Authentic’ in Zoom Meetings

by Derek Loosvelt | July 01, 2020

According to a new survey of nearly 500 professionals, there are certain ways to dress for video chats to make you appear more "trustworthy" and "authentic."

How Trump’s Executive Order Halting H-1B Visas Affects International Students and Big Tech

by Derek Loosvelt | June 25, 2020

In the wake of President Trump's executive order freezing temporary work visas, including H-1Bs, we spoke to international student career expert Marcelo Barros.

3 Virtual Interview Tips and a Checklist

by David Solloway | June 02, 2020

Here are three virtual interview tips, along with a checklist that'll help you the day before, the day of, and during your virtual interview.

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