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Recruitment Reimagined: How McKinsey Pivoted During COVID-19 for a Successful Recruiting Season

by McKinsey & Company | September 15, 2020

We sat down with McKinsey partner Brian Rolfes to discuss the firm’s strategy for recruiting during COVID-19 and capture his tips for virtual interviews.

Do Your Hair Toss, Check Your Nails: Dressing for Virtual Interviews

by Ashley Reed | September 14, 2020

Virtual interviews are nothing new, but they're certainly more common now. Check out our tips on what to wear and how to make a good first impression, even through a webcam.

How to Add Online Courses to Your Resume

by Dimitar Karamarinov | September 09, 2020

Recruiters can be skeptical of online courses, so be careful when you list yours in a resume. Learn how to include online courses and get your dream job!

3 Questions Never to Ask Your Interviewer—and What to Ask Instead

by David Solloway | September 01, 2020

Here are the do's and don'ts of answering that inevitable interview question, "So, do you have any questions for me?"

3 Key Personality Traits of a Creative Mindset

by Nir Bashan | August 14, 2020

Unlocking your creativity can be as easy as embracing three personality traits that you already have.

5 Skills That Will Be In Demand in a Post-Pandemic World

by Heather Redding | August 09, 2020

COVID-19 will irrevocably change the modern workplace. Here are some of the skills you'll need to stand out from the crowd in a post-pandemic world.

5 Ways to Address Gaps in Your Resume

by Andrew Fennell | August 04, 2020

Here's how to address employment gaps in your resume and sell yourself as a solid job candidate.

Should You Go Straight to Law School from College or Take a Break?

by Vault Law Editors | July 29, 2020

The Vault Law interns weigh in on their paths to law school, and what advice they have for anyone considering making the leap to a legal career.

An Interview with Morgan State University's Director of the Center for Career Development [Part 2]

by Stephan Maldonado | July 23, 2020

Part 2 of our interview with the Director of Morgan State's career center covers the impact of BLM on Black students returning to school or entering the workforce.

An Interview with Morgan State University's Director of the Center for Career Development [Part 1]

by Stephan Maldonado | July 16, 2020

We spoke with the Director of Morgan State's Center for Career Development about how to engage with students digitally and the job search during COVID-19.

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