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Navigating Counteroffers: A Comprehensive Guide to Workplace Negotiations

by Rob Porter | February 13, 2024

If your current employer learns of your intentions to seek other avenues of employment, they might extend a counteroffer. Here's what you need to know.

How to Transition from a Full-Time Job to a Freelance Career

by Andrew Jackson | February 06, 2024

Discover practical steps and essential tips on how to successfully transition from a full-time job to a freelance career.

Advice for International Students Looking for Sponsorship in 2024

by Vault Careers | February 05, 2024

With this year’s H-1B visa registration season quickly approaching, we address what international students should be doing now to get hired in 2024.

6 Tips for Surviving Your First Day at a New Job

by Rob Porter | February 01, 2024

Nervous about starting a new job? Here are some tips to help you survive your first day.

The Qualities of a Great Mentor: Part II

by Rob Porter | January 24, 2024

Thinking about passing your knowledge on to a young professional? Here are some of the qualities of the best mentors.

The Qualities of a Great Mentor: Part I

by Rob Porter | January 22, 2024

Thinking about passing your knowledge on to a young professional? Here are some of the qualities of the best mentors.

3 Questions to Ask Your Mentor

by Emily Wiegand | January 18, 2024

In this Vault video, learn the best questions to ask your mentor to fully benefit from the relationship.

Maintaining a Strong Mentor-Mentee Relationship

by Rob Porter | January 16, 2024

Once you've established a mentor-mentee relationship, it's important to properly maintain it. Here's how.

How to Find a Great Mentor

by Rob Porter | January 09, 2024

A great mentor can help you realize the full potential of your career. Here's how to identify and make contact with a potential mentor.

8 Characteristics of Effective Leaders

by Rob Porter | January 03, 2024

Looking to get into a leadership role? Here are some of the qualities you should seek to develop.