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A Letter to First-Generation Students From a Professor That Cares

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By Melissa Salva
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Celebrating Vault’s Top-Ranked Firms for LGBTQ+ Equity: Armanino, Bain, McKinsey, and Schellman

In honor of Pride Month, we’re highlighting some of our top-ranked employers for LGBTQ+ equity: Armanino, Bain & Company, McKinsey & Company, and Schellman. These employers are those that professionals rated the highest when it comes to recruiting, mentoring, supporting, …

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Dear Female Job Seeker, Apply For Jobs, Ignore the ‘Qualifications’

Did you konw that women are less likely than their male counterparts to apply for opportunities if they do not meet 100% of the qualifications?

“Your career path is up to you and you alone. You decide where you want …

By Kim Figueroa
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Ensuring Best Results Using Filters In UMass Handshake

UMass Handshake is a fairly intuitive tool that uses AI that fills your feed with postings similar to your searches. You can include a number of filters including location, job type, part time/full time, paid, work study, industry, employer names, …

By Kim Figueroa
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How LGBTQ Authenticity Can Foster Career Success

Dorie Clark, a professor at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, offers advice for LGBTQ professionals and their HR teams.

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By Melissa Salva
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Hiring Managers’ 4 Biggest Concerns and How to Proactively Address Them

To continue to move along in the recruiting process and eventually get the job you want, you need to address the main concerns of hiring managers. So, what follows are what hiring managers are most concerned with regarding your candidacy—along …

By Natalie Fisher - Vault
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16 Must-Read Human Resource Books in 2021

In the industry of Human Resources, literature relative to the profession is readily available by the dozen. Whether your field is performance management, recruiting, or any other HR function, plenty of material is at your disposal. In the ever-changing playing …

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Jobseekers: These 4 Interview Responses Are BS That Hiring Managers See Right Through

Veteran career coach and hiring manager Amanda Augustine can assure you that interviewers can usually tell when a candidate is saying what they think that person wants to hear, rather than saying something that’s truthful and genuine.

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By Rachel Snyder
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To Ace Your Next Interview for a Management Position, Be Ready to Answer These 10 Questions

Interviewing for a management position? Even if you’ve never been a manager before, you’ll want to clearly demonstrate to the interviewers your managerial skills and leadership philosophy.

This article will reveal 10 questions you should reflect on and be prepared …

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Tips For Interpreting Civilian Job Descriptions

We spoke with Tara Carlidge, Recruiting Manager at Citi and former Personnel Officer in the U.S. Army, to ask her how a veteran should look through the qualifications in a job description and assess whether they are qualified. Here’s what …

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