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Inclusive Commute: Hispanic Heritage Month Edition

by Kaitlin McManus | September 17, 2019

Hispanic Heritage Month began on September 15th, so we're back with another installation of Inclusive Commute—this time featuring Hispanic and Latinx voices to appreciate and engage with on our too-long commutes.

The Night Before an Interview—A Checklist

by Kaitlin McManus | September 17, 2019

The anxiety that comes the night before a big interview can be worse than the interview itself. Here's a checklist of what to go through the night before so you can relax, let go, and crush your interview.

5 Strategies to Master Stress

by Cynthia Howard | September 17, 2019

Stress is a primitive reaction hardwired into our nervous system. Here are 5 strategies you can use to master stress at work, in school, or in your personal life.

How to Write Great Networking Emails

by Ellie Coverdale | September 17, 2019

Networking can be difficult, but it can be made a lot easier if you know how to communicate well. To that end, here are some tips for writing great networking emails.

7 LinkedIn Profile Mistakes to Fix Immediately

by Lisa Rangel | September 16, 2019

Given the economic indicators pointing toward a recession, it’s important to fix these LinkedIn profile mistakes before—not after—you need to start looking for a new position. This way, you'll be ready for whatever the economy throws your way.

A Conversation with Ray Landgraf, CEO of Island Cannabis

by Vault Careers | September 13, 2019

The cannabis industry is exciting and rapidly changing. To understand the landscape, we break down a conversation with the founder and CEO of Island Cannabis.

Five Tips for Introverts Studying Abroad

by Ashley Brooker | September 13, 2019

Studying abroad can be an amazing experience—and an overwhelming one, particularly for introverts. Check out these tips for getting the most out of your study-abroad program, regardless of personality type.

Which Month Is the Best to Look for a New Job?

by Derek Loosvelt | September 11, 2019

It's often thought that the best month to look for a new job is January—just after corporate budgets have been approved, giving hiring managers the go-ahead to fill open positions. But there's another month that might be even better than January. Find out here which month that is and why.

Navigating the First Year of Law School: 1L Timeline

by Mary Kate Sheridan | September 11, 2019

The start of 1L year is like entering an entirely new world—and you may not be sure how to navigate it. Check out our 1L timeline to help determine your priorities for a successful first year of law school.

Interview Tips from Famous TED Talkers

by Derek Loosvelt | September 10, 2019

Preparation for a TED Talk has a lot in common with preparation for an interview. Here, you can read about how three famous TED Talkers prepared for their Talks, and how you can use these preparation methods for your next interview.

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