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Why You're Getting Interviews but No Job Offers—and How to Change That

by Natalie Fisher | February 15, 2020

If you’ve been on a ton of interviews and haven't received any job offers, don’t worry. Here, we cover the two reasons why this is happening and what you can do about it.

Acing the Toughest Interview Question: A Q&A with Career Coach Fran Berrick

by Stephan Maldonado | February 04, 2020

Vault interviewed Fran Berrick, founder of Spearmint Coaching, to hear how job seekers can build their brands in interviews and resonate with employers.

Prepare for Legal Job Interviews with a Personal Elevator Pitch

by Shelley Awe | February 04, 2020

You don't want to be stumped when an interviewer asks you to "tell me about yourself." Instead, come prepared with your personal elevator pitch!

What Questions Should You Ask During Your Legal Job Interview?

by Mary Kate Sheridan | February 03, 2020

One question you can count on during any legal job interview is, "Do you have any questions for me?" Preparing thoughtful questions that are customized for the law firm or organization is critical. Read on for 20 questions you should ask during your next interview.

Lying On a Resume? It's More Common Than You Think! [Infographic]

by Vault Careers | January 31, 2020

How common is it for people to lie on a resume? ResumeLab surveyed 1,000+ Americans to find out who lies on a resume and which are the more predominant lies.

What Even Is Business Casual?

by Kaitlin McManus | January 24, 2020

Business casual is slowly becoming the standard for office dress codes. But what does it mean, really? We break down the dos and don'ts of business casual.

11 Tips for Landing the Job You Want in 2020

by Becky Holton | January 17, 2020

It’s easy to get mired in age-old job-search advice that’s no longer helpful. Here are the most important tips to take to help you land the job you want in 2020.

How to Make a Positive First Impression in Interviews

by Vault Careers | January 14, 2020

To ensure you’re leaving a positive first impression in your interviews, follow these four essential tips.

How to Ask Great Questions at Work [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Vault Careers | December 29, 2019

Asking questions at work can be a little embarrassing or feel unnecessary, but it's one of the best things you can do regarding job performance. Check out these tips on asking the right questions at work.

8 Ways to Prepare for an Economic Recession

by Becky Holton | December 10, 2019

The Great Recession proved that anybody can be laid off when the economy takes a downturn. Here are eight ways to prepare for a potential economic recession.

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