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How to Include Extracurriculars on Your Resume

by Andrew Fennell | April 19, 2024

Activities like student government, sports clubs, creative hobbies, and volunteer work can make stand out. Here's how to include them on your resume.

Should You Use ChatGPT to Write Your Resume?

by Erin Kennedy | April 16, 2024

Advancements in AI have led people to use it to draft emails, essays, and job applications. Here are the pros and cons of using ChatGPT to write your resume.

Engineering Cover Letter Guide: Step-by-Step Strategies for Success

by Rob Porter | April 15, 2024

For engineers, it's important to showcase technical skills, experience, and confidence in a cover letter. Here are some tips to help you succeed.

Cover Letter Mistakes to Avoid in a Legal Job Search

by Vault Law Editors | April 09, 2024

In this post, the Vault Law editors examine the most common errors in writing cover letters for legal jobs and give tips on avoiding them.

Innovative Cover Letter Strategies for 2024

by Aurora Nightly | March 22, 2024

These innovative cover letter strategies will help you to effectively showcase your skills, experiences, and unique value propositions to prospective employers.

Tips for Crafting a Compelling Legal Cover Letter

by Vault Law Editors | January 03, 2024

In this update to a 2018 post from Mary Kate Sheridan, we discuss five tips to draft an outstanding cover letter for the legal job you want.

Creating a LinkedIn Profile That Stands Out

by Bernard Matthews | December 12, 2023

Find out how to create a LinkedIn profile that grabs recruiters' attention and opens doors to new opportunities.

5 Reasons Not to Quit Your Job Search During the Holidays

by Andrew Fennell | December 11, 2023

When the holidays arrive, it's understandable that you want to take some time off to relax and unwind. But the holidays can be the perfect time to job search.

A Guide to Resume Keywords

by Rob Porter | December 05, 2023

Resume keywords will help make your application stand out. Here's what you need to know.

Resume Writing Tips for Recent Graduates

by Ida Pettersson | November 14, 2023

Setting up a resume as a recent grad can be tough, since you probably don't have a ton of experience. Read on to learn how you can leverage your best assets.