Don’t Let These Negotiation Myths Hold You Back—Here’s How to Shake Them

When I was just starting my company Rora—a career and negotiation agency for high performers—a friend received a job offer she was excited about. When I asked her if she planned to negotiate, she said, “Do you think I …

By Brian Liou - The Muse
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Here’s What You Should—and Shouldn’t—Capitalize on Your Resume

As a career coach, I’ve worked alongside recruiters and heard their complaints as they review resumes. I remember one squinting at the screen as she tried to read a resume with tiny font, and another telling me she doesn’t even …

By Leto Papadopoulos - The Muse
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What’s the Number One Skill Employers Seek?

Figuring out how to stand out in a pool of candidates—especially when you are applying without a referral—is one of the most stressful aspects of a job search. So, what do employers really want, especially when hiring new grads? The …

By Kaitlin McManus - Firsthand
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Why Working Across Departments is Important

Ever wonder what your co-workers do all day?

When you’re entrenched in your own responsibilities, it’s easy to forget that other departments not only exist, but that you’re all serving one main goal: fulfilling the mission of your organization. And …

By Danielle Rodriguez
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6 Key Traits You Need to Be a Great Team Player

As the saying goes, “Teamwork makes the dream work.” It’s a bit of a cheesy phrase, but there’s no denying that there’s plenty of truth to it. Working in a team enables us to complete tasks faster, be more effective, …

By Vault Careers - Firsthand
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Allyship at Work | How to Turn Intentions into Actions

Illustrated by Marian Blair

We’ve all heard the term ally, used most often to describe an alignment between those who have shared beliefs and who seek the same goal. Up until about 30 years ago, the term was almost exclusively used …

By Dr. Waajida L. Small - Idealist Careers
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A Day in the Life: Investment Banking Analyst

We’ve asked insiders at leading investment banks to offer us insight into a day in the life of their position. Here’s a look at a day of an I-banking analyst at UBS Investment Bank.

8:00 AM: This is a good …

By Vault Careers - Firsthand
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How to Problem-Solve Like a Management Consultant

Traditionally, the art of problem-solving has been the professional domain of management consultants. However, you don’t have to be pursuing a management consulting career in order to be an adept problem-solver. Below are four mental models for effectively solving business …

By Vibhu Sinha - Firsthand
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These Time Management Skills Can Make You a Better Employee—and Improve Your Work-Life Balance

Time management is one of those important work and life skills that seems to find its way into every job interview and performance review. That’s because recruiters and management teams alike know that an employee’s time management skills can make …

By Leah Campbell - The Muse
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How to Create a Powerful LinkedIn Profile That Gets You Noticed

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 - Firsthand
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