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3 Keys to Writing Cover Letters That Stand Out

by Natalie Fisher | January 05, 2021

Here are the three keys to writing compelling cover letters that will grab hiring managers' attention.

Resume Basics for Law Students

by Shelley Awe | December 22, 2020

Your resume is your chance to make a great first impression with legal employers. Follow these tips to get your resume in tip-top shape.

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Resume Writing (But Were Afraid to Ask)

by David Solloway | December 09, 2020

To help you create an error-free resume that clearly showcases your background and experience, here are 12 FAQs about resume writing you might be too shy to ask.

Resume Best Practices (According to 97 Certified Professional Resume Writers)

by Max Woolf | November 29, 2020

ResumeLab polled almost 100 certified professional resume writers to find out what employers look for in a winning resume.

5 Ways to Maximize Your Job Search During the Holidays

by Mary Kate Sheridan | November 25, 2020

The holidays are the perfect time to get a leg up on your job search. Here are five ways that you can make the most of this time and land your dream job.

4 Tips for Writing Tighter Cover Letters

by Derek Loosvelt | October 13, 2020

To help you writer more concise cover letters, here are four tricks that will tighten up your prose and make employers read to the end.

The Most In-Demand Soft Skills and Which Industries Want Them

by Vault Careers | October 02, 2020

Soft skills can be the deciding factor in an interview--but what soft skills are employers looking for? Check out this infographic to learn.

Gender Bias in Interview Questions [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Vault Careers | September 21, 2020

The questions male job seekers and female job seekers are asked in interviews should be the same--but they often aren't. Check out this infographic that demonstrates some of the disparities in interview practices based on gender.

Are Job Boards a Waste of Time?

by Lisa Rangel | September 18, 2020

For many job seekers, applying for positions via job boards might be time spent unwisely. Find out here what to do instead.

How to Find a Job with Meaning and Purpose

by Andrew Fennell | September 15, 2020

Here are five tips that will help you find a meaningful, fulfilling job.

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