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4 Easy Ways to Keep Up with Current Events and Grow Your Global Fluency

by Rachel Halpern | June 13, 2019

Here are tips for how to stay up to date on current events, increase your global fluency, and better position yourself to impress future employers.

4 Options for International Students Who Don’t Win the H-1B Visa Lottery

by Marcelo Barros | June 13, 2019

This year, thousands of international students across the U.S. will not receive H-1B visas. However, all is not lost for students who receive bad news from the H-1B visa lottery. Here are a few options unlucky international students can consider to try to keep their jobs.

This Trick Will Help You Gain Will Power and Get a New Job

by Derek Loosvelt | June 12, 2019

If you want a new job but are having trouble getting motivated to do all that's needed to succeed in your search, you'll want to try this "trick."

4 Ways to Improve Employee Mental Health in the Workplace

by Alex Jones | June 11, 2019

From inefficient processes to overly rigid work schedules, bad experiences make your employees feel overwhelmed, stressed, and exhausted. So here are four specific steps to take to make employee well-being a priority at your company.

9 Trite Phrases to Stop Using in Work Emails (and What to Use Instead)

by Mardi Humphreys via Fairygodboss | June 10, 2019

It’s hard to write original, authentic, and cordial work emails, but easy to use overused, insincere phrases. Here are nine trite phrases to eliminate from your emails—and why you need to cut them out.

5 Mistakes Holding You Back from Landing a Creative Job

by SarahJaneReign via Fairygodboss | June 05, 2019

You want a creative job, right? Well, it’s time to get creative. These common missteps are holding you back.

Inclusive Commute: Pride Edition

by Kaitlin McManus | June 04, 2019

We continue our "Inclusive Commute" series with books for Pride season—so bust out that rainbow flag and settle into your bus seat with a great read from and about amazing LGBTQ+ people.

Legal Career Spotlight: Real Estate Attorney to Stress and Resilience Expert

by Kaitlin McManus | June 04, 2019

After facing burnout, this former attorney left her legal career to become a consultant on stress and resiliency. Read more about her path and her advice on being intentional about your career choices.

4 Productivity Tips for Remote Workers

by Vault Careers | June 04, 2019

Remote work improves your schedule flexibility and work/life balance. Here's how to be as productive as possible when you're working remotely.

5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Summer Fridays

by Stephan Maldonado | May 31, 2019

Many employers let workers take short days on Fridays during the summer. Wondering what to do with your free time? Here are 5 ways to make the most of summer Fridays.

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