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by Isabel Sperry | August 09, 2017


Phone on notebook with Instagram app open

Do you find yourself mindlessly scrolling through Instagram? While it’s easy to get lost in the black hole of travel photos and foodstagrams, you might not realize that there’s actually a ton of career content on Instagram. Here, we’ve compiled the best Instagram accounts to follow for job inspiration and to help you succeed in your career.

1. @secrets2success

From inspirational quotes to career tips, Secrets2Success provides nuggets of wisdom to help you succeed at work and in life in general. With multiple Insta posts a day, Secrets2Success will motivate you to achieve your career potential. The account provides a variety of inspirational quotes from CEOs and celebrities, excerpts from famous books, and career tips presented in a fun, infographic style.



2. @entrepreneur

If you’re interested in starting your own company, be sure to follow Entrepreneur Magazine. With the goal of “inspiring, informing, and celebrating entrepreneurs,” this magazine provides a wide array of entrepreneurial insights. On its Instagram, you can check out mini video interviews with CEOs, motivational quotes from founders, and behind-the-scenes looks at trendy office spaces. If you’re trying to get your fix of everything “startup,” Entrepreneur has you covered.



3. @careercontessa

A career development platform built for women, Career Contessa provides career advice, job opportunities, and other resources for women to succeed in the workplace. The Instagram highlights strong females, profiling women who’ve achieved success—both big and small—in their careers. Posts by Career Contessa are often humorous, which is great if you’re looking for a pick-me-up at work to make you smile and get back on track.



4. @popyourcareer

If you’re looking for nuggets of career advice via no-nonsense, punchy tips, be sure to check out Pop Your Career. Created by HR professional and career coach Rebecca McFarland, Pop Your Career offers insider secrets and practical steps to help you succeed in your job search. We recommend taking a moment to read the captions of each post carefully, as they are chock-full of advice to help you navigate complicated workplace dynamics or the intricacies of a job search.



5. @vaultcareers

Our list could not be complete without including our own Instagram account, @vaultcareers. Recently revamped with a new look and feel, our Instagram features motivational quotes, career tips, and blog articles written by our expert editors. Whether you’re looking for a job or internship, trying to improve your work performance, or seeking some general career inspiration, we have you covered. We also use Instagram to announce new features available on Vault, such as updated guidebooks and rankings releases. Be sure to follow us so you can take full advantage of our career resource!



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