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5 Must-Have Resources for Freelancers

by Kaitlin McManus | March 27, 2020

In these uncertain times, when working from home is encouraged, freelancing can seem like a desirable way to work. Let's go over some tools freelancers will need to succeed.

Containing the Crisis: A CEO Discusses the Economic Impact of COVID-19 [Part 2]

by Stephan Maldonado | March 25, 2020

Congress passed a $2 trillion stimulus bill to aid those affected by COVID-19. We continue our interview with Nicholas Wyman on the pandemic's economic fallout.

9 Job Search Tips for International Students in the Age of Coronavirus

by Marcelo Barros | March 20, 2020

Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, international students graduating this spring are likely to face unimaginable job search challenges. Here’s a list of actions students can take to keep their U.S. employment hopes alive.

LinkedIn Mistakes to Avoid—Learn from Mine!

by Kaitlin McManus | March 17, 2020

What better time to update your LinkedIn profile? Let me walk you through all the rookie mistakes I made and how to fix them on your profile.

How to Reduce Coronavirus Anxiety While Working from Home

by Derek Loosvelt | March 16, 2020

These are difficult times. These are anxious times. The good news is there are ways to deal with your coronavirus anxiety while you work remotely. Here are five.

Everything You Need to Know About Pursuing a Career in Media

by Michael Klein | March 10, 2020

A career in media can take many paths. Here, Michael Klein, former network executive and CEO of Miraculo, discusses what it takes to pursue a career in media.

How to Network Your Way to an Interview with a Tech Unicorn

by Nitin Agrawal, founder of Interstride | March 04, 2020

Do you dream of working for a unicorn (a startup valued at $1 billion or more)? If so, here are six tried-and-true steps to take to network your way to an interview with one.

How to Get Hired by Google, Apple, or Microsoft

by Ryan Pell | March 03, 2020

From software engineers to marketing executives, many career-driven professionals consider Google, Apple, and Microsoft to be their dream employers. Here are four specific actions to take that will improve your chances of landing a job at one of these tech giants.

Tips for Starting and Advancing Your Nursing Career

by Sarah Daren | March 02, 2020

Nursing is one of the most rewarding careers—and one of the fastest-growing. Whether you’re a veteran practitioner or nursing hopeful, here are some ways to easily and quickly advance your career.

How to Rock a Career Fair

by Vault Careers | February 19, 2020

Career fairs can be great for getting your resume out, but they can also be overwhelming. Check out this video for tips on how to stand out and make an impression at your campus' next career fair.

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