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3 Tips for Dealing with Your Crazy Full Inbox After a Vacation

by Vault Careers | July 17, 2019

One of the worst parts of vacation is dealing with the crazy number of new emails waiting for you when you return. To minimize the inbox pain when you're back in the office, here are three things you can do.

Adulting 101: How to Spend Your Paycheck. On Yesterday, Today, or Tomorrow?

by Abbott | July 16, 2019

Employees face a dilemma when starting out: Pay down loans, take care of yourself now or save for the future? Understand your paycheck to minimize debt and maximize savings.

8 Wrong Reasons for Quitting Your Job

by Taylor Tobin via Fiarygodboss | July 16, 2019

If you’re thinking of putting in your two-weeks-notice for any of these eight reasons, it's worth thinking twice before deciding quitting is the best way to achieve your goals.

Are You Suffering From Impostor Syndrome? [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Vault Careers | July 10, 2019

Impostor syndrome will affect 70 percent of people at some point in their lives—this flowchart can help you see what kind you suffer from, and how to combat it.

Why Perfectionism May Not Be The Key to Success

by David B. Sarnoff, Esq., with Natalie Loeb, Gordon Loeb, and David Robert—Loeb Leadership | July 10, 2019

While all lawyers and law students strive to achieve the best results, focusing on perfection may actually hinder those efforts. Find out why making mistakes and focusing on non-perfection may make you more successful.

7 Questions to Ask Yourself That Are More Important Than “What’s My Passion?”

by Taylor Tobin via Fairygodboss | July 08, 2019

They say if you love what you do, you'll never work a day in your life. But loving what you do is more than being passionate—it's working in a way that's right for you. Check out these tips to make sure you're addressing all aspects of finding your dream job.

Tips for Navigating the Job Search Process in the Age of AI

by Greg Miller | July 07, 2019

Artificial intelligence is everywhere—especially on the job hunt. From application to offer, we've got advice on how to make sure even the machines know you're the best candidate for the job.

The 4 Simple Behaviors that Turn Ordinary People Into CEOs, According to Researchers

by Leah Thomas via Fairygodboss | July 02, 2019

Think you can never become a CEO? Think again, say the authors of The CEO Next Door. Here are four traits that can help people become the CEO they’ve always wanted to be.

Five Tips for Getting Out of “Work Mode” After 5:00

by Kaitlin McManus | July 02, 2019

Putting work on the back burner when you're supposed to be done for the day can be a challenge. We've got five tips that'll help you shake your "work brain" and get back to your life.

Is Artificial Intelligence Widening the Diversity Gap in Hiring Practices? [Part 2]

by Stephan Maldonado | July 01, 2019

AI transforms the way HR teams recruit, but inherent biases widen the diversity gap. How do we overcome this, and how do companies profit from hiring diverse talent?

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