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Vault’s Careers Blog covers working world news and trends, with advice and strategies for modern careerists. Careers Blog contributors advise on everything from cover letters to exit interviews, with an ear to the ground on recruiting trends, unemployment numbers, and the ever changing job market.

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Introvert vs. Extrovert: Who Makes a Better Leader

by Nicholas Rubright | March 03, 2021

Introverts and extroverts form the two ends of the personality spectrum. Most people are somewhere in the middle. While leaders come in all forms, the best ones are those who can adapt their personality traits, especially at work.

7 Tips for Moving to a New Country While Studying Abroad

by Duran Digital | March 02, 2021

Studying abroad can be one of your most exciting college experiences. So how can you make sure the process goes smoothly and you have the best experience? Check out these tips for moving abroad for school.

4 Ways to Boost Your Value and Get a Pay Raise in 2021

by Jamie Carlstedt | March 01, 2021

Here are four specific, powerful actions to take to increase your value, advance your career, and earn more money.

This Northwestern Mutual Advisor Wants to Close the Gap for People of Color in the Financial Industry

by Northwestern Mutual | February 25, 2021

Learn about Northwestern Mutual Advisor Bilal Afolabi's journey from intern to full-time financial advisor and how he hopes his story can help bridge the gap for people of color in the financial sector.

Highly Successful Companies Founded During a Recession

by Vault Careers | February 23, 2021

While economic downturns can spell the end for many a business, particularly small businesses, there are also lots of successful companies that were founded during these same periods and are currently thriving. What's the secret? Check out this infographic to learn more.

6 Tips for Writing Team Vision Statements

by Dorian Martin | February 22, 2021

In remote environments, vision statements are essential tools to keep team members focused and engaged. Find out here how to write inspiring vision statements.

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.

Job Benefits and Layoffs: What You Need to Know [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Vault Careers | February 19, 2021

When you leave your job, what happens with your benefits? Take a look at this infographic, which might answer some questions you have about this confusing topic.

How to Identify the Ideal Management Consulting Firm

by Vibhu Sinha | February 17, 2021

The management consulting industry, with its entire gamut of industry specialization and functional capabilities, offers more than meets the eye. Here are the five criteria to consider that uniquely apply to the management consulting industry.

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.

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