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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.

The Best Way to Add Travel to Your Resume

by Vault Careers | January 10, 2020

Knowing how to list the experiences, skills, and accomplishments that travel affords you can help turn your adventures into an asset for your potential employer. Read on to learn how to put travel on your resume!

Winter Break Career Prep

by Kaitlin McManus | December 24, 2019

With prime recruiting season around the corner, winter break is the perfect time to get organized for your job search. Here are four goals to strive for over the next few weeks so that you are ready to land your dream gig.

5 Cover Letter Mistakes to Avoid so Your Job Application Stands Out

by Mary Kate Sheridan | December 23, 2019

Making a mistake in your cover letter can land you in the reject pile. Here are five cover letter mistakes to avoid so that your job application makes it to the next round and—hopefully—gets you an interview.

6 Job Hunting Tips for the Holidays

by Jane Hurst | December 03, 2019

Looking for a new job is strenuous enough. Add the holiday season to the mix and the stress might be overwhelming. So here are six tips for job search success during the holidays.

4 Tips for Making a Smooth Career Transition

by Bridgette Hernandez | November 22, 2019

It can be daunting and difficult to change careers. Here are four tips that will make your transition smoother and easier.

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.

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.

Tips for Crafting an Effective Legal Resume

by Vault Law Editors | October 28, 2019

As a law student or lateral candidate, your resume is one of the first impressions you will make on a prospective legal employer. Here are 3 tips to help your resume stand out.

The Night Before an Interview—A Checklist

by Kaitlin McManus | September 17, 2019

The anxiety that comes the night before a big interview can be worse than the interview itself. Here's a checklist of what to go through the night before so you can relax, let go, and crush your interview.

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