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Investment Management

Investment management as we know it today has quite a long history. Pooled investment funds, the forebears of hedge funds and mutual funds, originated sometime in the 19th century in the Netherlands,...

Commercial Banking

Banking in the United States tracks the growth...

Law

Throughout history, societies have established...

Internet Services

Perhaps you're a casual user of the Internet,...

Computer Software

The history of computer software is closely tied with the history of the computer itself, as the need for computer software did not escalate until personal computers were introduced. Before that, one...

Computer Hardware

The computer industry has dramatically changed...

Alternative Energy

Humankind has had an interest in harnessing...

Utilities

For most of early human history, fire was the...

Oil and Gas

George H. Bissell, a New York lawyer, was largely responsible for the drilling of the well that started the petroleum industry in the United States. Bissell acquired some land that had oil seepages, on...

General Consumer Products

From ancient Greek clay pots to Roman bronze...

Personal Care Products

Beauty Products As long ago as 3000 B.C.,...

Food and Beverage Production

Before the Industrial Revolution, there were...

Automotive Manufacturing

The modern automobile can be traced back to the development of a gasoline-powered internal combustion engine in the 1880s by German automobile pioneers Karl Benz and Gottlieb Daimler. Before Benz and...

Retail

Until a little more than a century ago, the...

Travel and Leisure

People have always traveled. In ancient times,...

Media and Entertainment

For as long as mankind has existed, so too has...

Public Relations

The ideas that shaped the public relations industry date back centuries. It’s said that Socrates once remarked, “The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.” In...

Advertising

Until the 1700s, Americans had little reason...

Consulting

Governments, companies, and other...

Accounting

Accounting is nearly as old as civilization...

Blogs

5 Reasons You Shouldn't Quit Your Job

Feeling overwhelmed, unsatisfied, or just plain annoyed by...

Which Law School Grads Have the Most Debt?

While law school can be a good investment for some, if you...

Ask Vault: "Is It a Bad Idea to Request Feedback After an Interview?"

Ask Vault is a new advice column, answering your questions...

22 Behavioral Interview Questions Big 4 Firms Ask

Gone are the days of having to field 101 technical questions...

H-1B Visas: A Reader Responds

Yesterday, I wrote about a 60 Minutes segment on H-1B visas...

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H-1B Visas: Why We Need Facts Before Reform

Immigration has been dominating much of the conversation...

10 Tips for Making the Most of Your Internship

Internships are very important to both of us....

How to Learn from Your Best and Worst Internships

The stress of finding an internship often overshadows the...

Can This Time Management Technique Stop You from Procrastinating?

At one point or another, we’ve all struggled with time...

How to Keep an Interview Journal and Why

Interviews are the most crucial parts of the job search...

Women Interviewing at Desk

How to Ask Smart Questions in Interviews

When preparing for an interview, it's common to spend most...

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The Trump Budget: How Many Jobs Are at Stake?

If you work for the federal government, happen to be in the...