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5 Lines That'll Make Interviewers Think You're Trying Too Hard

by AnnaMarie Houlis via Fairygodboss | May 21, 2019

You've prepped for your interview and know exactly what to say. But have you thought about what not to say? Here are five lines that can make you sound like you're trying too hard, so avoid them the best you can.

4 Tips for Building Your Professional Wardrobe

by Vault Careers | May 20, 2019

Whether you’re new to the working world or hoping to revamp your style, consider these helpful tips on how to easily build your own professional wardrobe.

9 Tips for Young Women Entering the Workforce

by Rene Banglesdorf | May 17, 2019

Graduation season is upon us, and a new generation of women will be entering the working world. We've got some tips for navigating that first job.

4 Surprising Mistakes Ruining Your Chances of Getting Hired

by Peter Yang | May 16, 2019

All of your job search preparation will be in vain if you set yourself up to fail. Here are five mistakes job seekers often make that end up derailing their applications.

This Counterintuitive Interview Tip Can Fast-Track Your Career

by Vault Careers | May 14, 2019

This unconventional advice from a famous businesswoman turned TV personality can change the way you interview and quickly boost your career.

How to Write a Networking Email That Gets a Response Every Time

by Natasha Nurse via Fairygodboss | May 07, 2019

Tired of sending networking emails that don't get a response? If you follow these five steps, you'll be on your way to networking success.

25 Interview Mistakes That Employers Hate [Infographic]

by Vault Careers | May 01, 2019

33% of employers decide within 90 seconds whether they want to hire you based on their first impression. Here are 25 common mistakes to avoid during your interview.

3 Tips for Deciding What You Really Want to Do with Your Life

by Natalie Fisher | May 01, 2019

If you're having trouble deciding which career to pursue or switch to, here are three tips that will help you gain clarity.

Why You Should Include Your Interests on Your Resume

by Kaitlin McManus | April 26, 2019

Plenty of people will tell you not to list your hobbies on your resume—and we respectfully disagree. Here's why.

Your Comprehensive (ATS-Worthy) Cover Letter & Resume Guide [Slideshow]

by BambooHR | April 26, 2019

Your resume is your chance to make a good first impression, but without a solid design, human eyes may never see it! Our guide helps you beat applicant tracking systems."

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