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

by Vault Careers | 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.

8 Tips for Writing a Software Engineering Resume

by Kristin Savage | August 06, 2019

The first step toward landing one of the many open (and lucrative) jobs in software engineering is writing an excellent resume. Here are eight essential tips for writing a software engineering resume that will make you stand out and help you get the job you want.

5 Essential Tech Tools for Your Home Office

by Sam Radbil | July 22, 2019

From standing desks to communication software, here are the tools you need in order to set up a productive home office.

My Challenge for the Class of 2019

by Derek Loosvelt | May 23, 2019

Before you head off into the sunset and begin your career, here is one final recommendation for you.

3 Fastest Growing Green Jobs for Career Switchers and Recent Grads

by Alice Porter | May 22, 2019

Leading climate scientists have warned that we're just decades away from extreme droughts, floods, heat, and rises in sea levels. If you're looking for a role that works towards improving the dire state of the environment, here are some of the fastest growing green jobs to consider.

Why It's Never Too Late to Change Your Career

by Colina and Hripsime Demirdjian, co-founders of Moji Edit | May 08, 2019

Find out how and why two former law school students (who are twin sisters) jumped off their legal career paths to become tech entrepreneurs.

3 Takeaways from Goldman Sachs' Aggressive Pursuit of Diversity

by Derek Loosvelt | March 27, 2019

Goldman announced plans to drastically improve the diversity of its workforce. Here's how the plans will affect the firm, Wall Street, and the workforce at large.

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