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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.

11 Tips for Video Interview Success

by Lisa Rangel | October 17, 2019

Video interviewing is not the wave of the future; it's already here. So we all have to embrace video interviews and work at recording them successfully. Here are 11 key video interviewing tips that will give you an edge on your competition.

100 Best Internships for 2020

by Vault Careers | October 15, 2019

Based on a survey of nearly 14,000 interns, Vault's 2020 Internship Rankings highlight the most prestigious internships, best overall internships, best industry-specific internships, and programs offering the best quality of life, career development, compensation and benefits, diversity, and employment prospects.

To Make a Positive Impact, Intern at This Global Bank

by Vault Careers | October 08, 2019

When deciding where to intern, students often ask themselves two important questions: “Will the work I perform make a difference on the projects I'm staffed on?” and “Will the projects I work on make a significant impact on the world?” Here, you'll find out about one global financial institution that offers students roles and assignments that make a difference.

6 Best Time Management Software Programs and Apps

by Jane Hurst | October 02, 2019

Time management is a critical skill for all professionals—and time management software and apps are excellent ways to increase this skill and boost your productivity. Here are the top six programs and apps that will help you stay focused.

15 Tech Terms You Always Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask

by Vault Careers | October 01, 2019

Have you ever been in a meeting where everyone's talking about a certain technological term and it seems like everyone but you knows what that term really means? If so, you're not alone. And to help you get in the know, here are 15 common tech terms along with their definitions.

Top 9 Things Employees Want in a Workplace, According to a New Study

by Derek Loosvelt | August 26, 2019

According to a recent survey of 1,600 employees, here are the top nine things that employees care about most when it comes to their workplaces (spoiler: the findings will surprise you).

4 Cybersecurity Career Paths and How to Train for Them

by Joel Syder | August 16, 2019

Cybersecurity professionals are in high demand, as companies in just about every industry need to protect their businesses from data breaches and cyberattacks. If cybersecurity interests you, here are the field's four main career options and the recommended training for each.

5 Automation Trends Impacting the Finance Industry and 10 Fintech Firms Driving Them

by Christopher Grey | August 13, 2019

Finance firms are increasingly using tools and programs to automate their work processes. Here are five areas in which automation is disrupting the finance industry, along with some of the fintech firms driving this change—all of which are hiring.

7 Common Job-Search Mistakes New International MBAs Make

by Marcelo Barros | August 13, 2019

Coming to the U.S. to pursue an MBA as an international student is a huge accomplishment. However, don’t forget that you have a lot of work ahead of you, especially if you’ll be seeking U.S. employment. Here are some common mistakes to avoid as you march toward your career goals.

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