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3 Questions to Ask for a Higher Quality Internship

With the all hubbub surrounding unpaid internships, it's clear there's a disconnect between what interns want and what many employers are offering. Labor laws dictate that an "internship" must pass a series of litmus tests to be considered legally unpaid, including providing structured training; and the intern no displacing a paid employee (or performing the same job for no pay that they would otherwise be entitled to compensation for). Read More >

Goldman Sachs or JPMorgan: Which is More Prestigious?

Vault recently closed its 2012 Banking Survey, which asked thousands of bankers to rate their peer firms in terms of prestige. This summer, based on the results of the survey, we'll be revealing which firms ranked as the 50 most prestigious this year. Which means we'll soon know if Goldman Sachs managed to hold off J.P. Read More >

Are You Leaving Vacation Days on the Table? Don't!

Thinking of planning a vacation? In the words of Arnold Schwarzenegger, do it. Do it now. According to a December survey, the average employee left two unused vacation days in 2011, which, according to CNNMoney (who used the average salary of the workers, $39,000, to calculate) adds up to $34.4 billion in time. Want to guess where those profits go? Yup, directly to employers. Read More >

A Day in the Life of a Wall Street Analyst

Although not every investment banking analyst who works in corporate finance or M&A for a bulge-bracket bank (Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley, etc.) puts in 80 hours a week constantly throughout the year, many of them do just that. Read More >

50 Best Accounting Firms to Work For

Vault has been releasing rankings of the top accounting firms in North America for nearly a decade. When Vault initially began ranking accounting firms, we only ranked firms in terms of prestige-that is, in terms of a firm's reputation as perceived by professionals at other accounting firms. Later, we increased our ranking offerings to include "quality of life" categories such as firm culture, compensation, diversity, training, hours, and job satisfaction. Read More >

A Day in the Life of a West Coast Wall Street Banker

To most people, the term "Wall Street" conjures images of cleanly shaven white men wearing short haircuts and blue or gray pinstripe suits, scurrying in and out of cabs and skyscrapers-in New York City. Read More >

What the BLEEP is Work/Life Balance?

We're two weeks away from releasing our annual Vault Accounting 50, a ranking of the best accounting firms to work for in North America. And, this year, as in the past two, the Vault 50 doesn't only rank firms in the area of prestige, but also in other important "quality of life" categories. Read More >

Take the 2012 Accounting Survey Quiz

This year, a record number of accountants filled out our annual Accounting Survey, the results of which are used to create the Vault Accounting 50, a ranking of the best accounting firms to work for in North America. Below is a short quiz (with answers at bottom) that highlights some of the survey's demographic and general findings (note: complete and firm-specific results will be available in just over three weeks). Good luck.   1. Read More >

Gender Wage Gap Persists--Except for Butlers

Here's some depressing news: Bloomberg recently compiled 2010 census data to discover that the only women who out-earned men last year (per dollar) were shining shoes, house sitting, and parking cars. Oh, and ceremoniously handing rich people letters on entrée platters: female butlers made $1.02 for every $1 men earned. Read More >

Intern Lawsuits: Round Two

Consider the ball officially rolling: another intern is suing. Lucy Bickerton, a former intern at the Charlie Rose show, worked 25 hours per week, without pay. Her law firm, Outten & Golden (the same one that's representing Xuedan Wang's suit with Hearst), is hoping to turn the suit into a class action for all the show's unpaid interns as far back as March 2006. Read More >


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