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Legal Career Spotlight: From Attorney to Professional Development to Author

by Kaitlin McManus | May 21, 2019

J. Kelly Hoey, author and networking professional, sat down to chat about her career path, what networking really means, and how being genuine forges professional relationships.

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.

5 Ways to Show Your Professors You Appreciate Them

by Kaitlin McManus | May 07, 2019

It's Teacher Appreciation Week—so make sure you show your professors you're grateful for all they do! We've got advice on going above and beyond an apple on the desk.

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.

5 Job Search Myths Costing You the Job

by Peter Yang | April 17, 2019

Some job search advice out there is flat out wrong. Here are five common job search myths that might be holding your career back.

5 Tips for Breaking into the Fashion Industry at Any Age

by Tomas Smith | March 26, 2019

With the right attitude and work ethic, anyone at any age can break into the fashion industry. And here are five tips that will help.

Small Talk: Why It Matters and How to Do It [Infographic]

by Vault Careers | March 12, 2019

Small talk doesn't come naturally to everyone, but it's critical to networking effectively. Check out this infographic to learn some great chit-chat strategies.

A Handy-Dandy Guide to Email Etiquette

by Kaitlin McManus | March 05, 2019

For something that's existed for as long as it has, email still presents so many traps and pitfalls. We've collected little tips and tricks to keep your email game on track.

6 Ways Your Resume Should Differ from Your LinkedIn Profile

by LiveCareer | March 05, 2019

Find out the difference between building a resume and a LinkedIn profile, and the ways you should set the two apart to get the most out of each.

3 Reasons You Should Try Academic Research

by Kaitlin McManus | March 01, 2019

Academic research isn't just for STEM majors and pre-meds—here are some reasons to search out research opportunities no matter what field you plan to enter.

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