Volunteering, and Not Just for Your Résumé

In a time of global unrest, many are searching for ways they can help out the causes they believe should be upheld. However, most cannot upend their lives to find a job in a new field. For those, volunteering (as …

By Kristina Rudic - Vault
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5 Ways to Effectively End a Conversation at Work—So You Can Protect Your Time and Energy

Maybe this has happened to you: An important client repeatedly uses precious meeting time to catch up on the latest reality TV and the clock—and your patience—is ticking. If meetings with a coworker repeatedly run over and cause you to …

By Ximena Vengoechea - The Muse
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How to Increase Your Networking Email Response Rate

For many people, networking can be harder than interviewing. You might not know whom to reach out to, how to reach out, or why people aren’t responding to your networking emails and requests. This can be very disheartening, especially when …

By Jamie Carlstedt - Vault
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How—and When—to Include Projects on Your Resume (Plus Examples!)

If you’ve completed a project you’re especially proud of, it’s natural to want to show it off on your resume—and it might even help you land your next job. Projects that potentially belong on your resume can come from your …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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7 Ways to Maximize Your LinkedIn Profile [Infographic]

LinkedIn is a valuable networking tool for building new connections and nurturing relationships with established contacts. But having a successful presence on the site requires more than a bare-bones profile. Standing out from the networking crowd is all about engagement—regularly updating …

By Vault Law Editors - Vault
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Tips for Crafting a Post-Interview Thank-You Note

One of the most important pieces of interview advice is to remember your manners—and by that I mean, write thank-you notes. Sending your interviewer a quick thank-you note is an easy way to make a great impression and show your …

By Ashley Reed - Vault
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How to Survive Your First Week as a UX Designer

You’ve just scored your first gig in user experience design. Whether it’s a short-term contract or a more permanent position, you might find yourself developing the tip-to-tail presentation of an app with a small team, or fine-tuning the structure of …

By Simona Galant - Springboard
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