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I’ve helped people land jobs at Google, Facebook and Uber—here are 5 things I never want to see on your resume

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In my six years of recruiting experience, I have placed candidates at major companies like Google, Facebook and Microsoft. But I didn’t always know what a good resume looked like.

In 2013, after struggling …

By Curt McPhail
Curt McPhail Executive Director
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The ultimate guide to nailing the ‘tell me about yourself’ interview question

Everyone asks it, yet we’re all caught by surprise. Here are 12 key steps to avoid that interview stress.

Written by: G Buono, July 13, 2022

We’ve all been there.

You’ve just sat down for an interview and feel a …

By Curt McPhail
Curt McPhail Executive Director
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Career Guides

The Vault Guide to Resumes and Job-Hunting Skills, Third Edition

A proper résumé and effective job-hunting skills can go a long way in getting a foot in the door. An …

Vault Guide to the Top 100 Law Firms, 2022 Edition

The Vault Guide to the Top 100 Law Firms is the most comprehensive, candid guide on the nation’s most prestigious …

Vault Guide to Networking, Second Edition

When it comes to job success, it’s not only what you know: it’s who you know. Every year employers fill …

Practice Perspectives: Vault’s Guide to Legal Practice Areas, 2021 Edition

Practice Perspectives: Vault’s Guide to Legal Practice Areas is the insider’s guide to what it’s really like to practice at …

Vault Guide to the Top Florida Law Firms, 2021 Edition

The Vault Guide to the Top Florida Law Firms is an in-depth, candid guide on the most prestigious law firms …

Vault Guide to the Top Midsize Texas Law Firms, 2021 Edition

The Vault Guide to the Top Midsize Texas Law Firms is an in-depth, candid guide on the most prestigious midsize …

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