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How to Thrive While Taking a Career Break [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Bestow | November 15, 2019

84% of millennials plan to take a career break. Are you one of them? Explore your options for a career break and how to plan for one with this cool infographic.

4 Writing Mistakes You Don't Know You're Making

by Derek Loosvelt | November 13, 2019

Most jobs require strong writing skills. Here are four common writing mistakes preventing you from getting the job you want, along with the one book guaranteed to improve your writing.

Are You Career Ready?

by Kaitlin McManus | November 12, 2019

"Career readiness" is a buzzword around college campuses, but what does it actually mean? Here, we break down the eight core competencies that make up one's readiness to join the workforce.

There Are 4 Types of Bosses: Which Type Are You?

by Nancy Richardson & Rochelle Davidson, CPCC, ACC | November 12, 2019

Research suggests that people often quit their bosses, not their companies. There are four main types of bosses. Read on to discover what kind of boss you are.

6 Resume Trends to Follow If You Want to Land an Interview

by Jane Hurst | November 12, 2019

In order for your resume to stand out, it needs to be flawless as well as current. Here are six resume trends to follow that will increase your chances of getting an interview.

How to Be Small Talk Savvy During the Job Search

by David Solloway | November 11, 2019

To be successful in the job search, you need to be ready to engage in small talk at a moment’s notice. Here are several tips to help you become small talk savvy in interviews and while networking.

5 Fortune 500 CEOs Who Served in the Military

by Stephan Maldonado | November 11, 2019

Studies have found that about 8% of Fortune 500 CEOs have military experience. In honor of Veteran’s Day, here are five CEOs who have also served in the military.

21 Interview Questions You Need to Nail to Work for Elon Musk

by Derek Loosvelt | November 06, 2019

Here are 21 interview questions that insiders at SpaceX told us they were recently asked when interviewing with the Elon Musk-led spacecraft and space-launch services giant.

How to Launch a Career in the Energy Industry

by Vault Careers | November 05, 2019

Looking for a rewarding industry to grow in? Look no further than the energy sector. Check out all of our energy industry resources to see if it's the right field for you and to set yourself up for success in this exciting field.

Top 8 Jobs for Communications Majors

by Jane Hurst | November 04, 2019

If you have an undergraduate degree in communications, there are many jobs available to you—no matter if you’re a recent grad or experienced professional looking to switch careers.

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