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Career Advice

Leadership Lessons from 15 Women Founders & CEOs

At the time of writing, women are the CEOs of 41 companies of the Fortune 500; for anyone not looking to do math today, that’s about 8%. And that distressingly low number is actually higher than its ever been. The …

By Vault Careers - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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6 Great Questions to Ask Your Interviewer

In interviews, hiring managers and recruiters will inevitably ask, “So, do you have any questions for me?” And when they do, you better have at least a few questions prepared to ask. As for which questions you should ask, below …

By Ellie Yantsan - Vault
Vault
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OWL Careers Tip – Get your resume in front of the right employers!

Our employer partners want to connect with you! Here are two things you can do in OWL Careers to help get your resume in front of companies in a more targeted way:

Upload your Resume to Industry-Specific Resume Books – New …

By Jessica Campbell
Jessica Campbell Director, Corporate and Employer Relations Jessica Campbell
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6 Things To Do for Information Sessions On Campus

Recruiting is hybrid this year, and while many employers are opting for virtual sessions, we are also excited to welcome employers back on campus who are hosting information sessions in person. It’s been awhile, so we wanted to share some …

By Jessica Campbell
Jessica Campbell Director, Corporate and Employer Relations Jessica Campbell
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Virtual Case Interview

Doing a virtual case interview has become likely in the post Covid-19 world. They actually weren’t uncommon before, for remote candidates, but now a lot of firms are doing case interviews virtually. There are marked differences to doing a case …

By Management Consulted
Management Consulted
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9 Tips for Your Resume Email Subject Line (So Someone Actually Reads the Thing)

You’ve poured some sweat into that resume (hopefully no tears). It’s tailored top to bottom, chock full of action verbs, and bursting with powerful bullet points, and you finally feel like it’s polished and ready to go. Now you just …

By Stav Ziv - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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How to Create a Powerful LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn has more 55 million registered companies, and some 86 percent of recruiters use LinkedIn to help them find qualified candidates. This means if you’re looking to grow your career, using the networking platform is a necessity. And if you’re …

By Stacey Perry - Vault
Vault
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What’s a Phone Screen? Here’s What You Need to Know Before That “Quick Chat” With the Recruiter

So you got an email back from a job you applied to—awesome! The person who reached out is asking to schedule a phone screen. Or perhaps they’re asking to schedule a “quick chat” or “brief phone call.” What does this …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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How to Learn Like a Management Consultant

In management consulting, you’re expected to quickly get up to speed with a client’s market position, competitive advantages, financial standing, and overall business model. Clients pay top dollar for consultants, expecting them to offer meaningful insights and actionable plans. Therefore, …

By Vibhu Sinha - Vault
Vault
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Trying to Find the Right Career and Job for You? Use This Hierarchy of Needs Approach

Finding a good fit between your personality and your career happens when there’s synchronicity between your tasks, the environment you’re in, and the value you both provide and receive from your responsibilities.

Research backs up the theory that personality-job fit …

By Melody J. Wilding - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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