Networking Advice

Vault has compiled all the networking advice that you will ever need to land your dream job. Watch videos and get expert help, tips and advice for effective networking that will stand out from the competition.

Networking Basics

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What Is Networking and How Does It Help You Find a Job?
Miriam Salpeter Networking. For some, it’s a...

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Expanding Your Network
Miriam Salpeter Once you’ve identified your...

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Why Social Networking Is Important
Miriam Salpeter If you aren’t preoccupied...

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Identifying Your Network: Whom Do You Know?
Miriam Salpeter A common complaint job...

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Be a Connector: Helping People in Your Network
Miriam Salpeter Just as there are many types...

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Making the Most of Social Networks for Your Job Search
Miriam Salpeter When research shows 93...

Featured Guides

Cover for The Vault Guide to Resumes and Job-Hunting Skills, Second Edition

The Vault Guide to Resumes and Job-Hunting Skills, Second Edition
It takes more than a solid résumé and cover letter to make...

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Vault Guide to Networking
When it comes to job success, it's not only what you know: it's who you...

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Vault Guide to Finance Interviews, 9th Edition
The Vault Guide to Finance Interviews, Ninth Edition is a must-have...

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Vault Guide to the Case Interview, 8th Edition
Case interviews are a crucial part of the hiring process in the consulting ...

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Vault Guide to Top Internships, 2018 Edition
The Vault Guide to Top Internships rates more than 110 internship programs ...

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Vault Guide to the Top 50 Management and Strategy Consulting Firms, 2018 Edition
Marking the 20th edition of our guide, the 2018 Vault Guide to the...

Networking Blog

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5 Tips for Making the Most of a Long Commute

When I was interviewing to work for Martha Stewart in...

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Advice for Stay-at-Home Dads Returning to Work after a Long Parental Break

While stay-at-home moms often find it challenging to...

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4 Tips for Using Instagram to Network

Instagram is a hidden networking gem....

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Four Steps to Take Before Quitting the Legal Profession

You slogged through three years of law school, went through...

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Networking When You Have No Network

Today's job search is nothing if not convenient....

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9 Ways International Students Can Build Job-Search Muscle This Fall

The bad news for international students looking to work in...

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7 Strategies for a Successful International Work Assignment

International assignments are exciting for a host of...

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9 Things International Students Can Do to Stand Out at Career Fairs and Conferences

International students often feel like career fairs are a...

How to Make the Most out of Work Conferences

When preparing for a work conference it’s important to...

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4 Tips for Answering 'What Do You Do?' When Networking

We don’t need to rehash why networking is so important for...

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5 Essential Tips for Video and Skype Interviews

Many employers and recruiters now use video interviews....

5 Important To-Do's Before You Start Freelancing

Whether you’ve been thinking about going freelance for a...