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What I Miss Most Working Under Quarantine

by Derek Loosvelt | April 01, 2020

I’ve been working from home, sheltering in place, for three weeks now. And there’s one thing I’ve come to realize I miss. A lot.

Law Students, It’s Okay to Not Be Okay During the Coronavirus Pandemic

by Shelley Awe | April 01, 2020

COVID-19 has impacted life as we know it across the globe. For law students in particular, the pandemic has caused a number of challenges and disappointments. Intense emotions like anxiety, sadness, and anger are completely normal—and it's okay to adjust your goals and expectations to prioritize your mental health needs.

5 Ways to Make a Setback the Best Thing That Ever Happened to You

by Chuck Crumpton | March 31, 2020

We put so much focus on success, yet setbacks often unlock the door to our best work. Here are five ways to learn from past failures and find lasting success.

Vault Recommends: Our Best Work-From-Home Tips

by Vault Careers | March 30, 2020

In this wave of working from home, the Vault editors band together to offer our tips for making it through the workday efficiently and effectively while working from the home office.

6 Biggest Challenges of Working from Home and How to Overcome Them

by Nick Stephens | March 30, 2020

Working remotely has its perks. But it also has its disadvantages. Here are six common issues faced by remote workers and tips for coping with them.

5 Must-Have Resources for Freelancers

by Kaitlin McManus | March 27, 2020

In these uncertain times, when working from home is encouraged, freelancing can seem like a desirable way to work. Let's go over some tools freelancers will need to succeed.

Lessons from a Leadership Coach on Navigating Business After COVID-19

by Stephan Maldonado | March 27, 2020

Over 50% of American jobs are threatened by COVID-19. We interviewed a leadership coach to learn how businesses and employees can proactively navigate a crisis.

3 Fast-Growing Healthcare Career Paths That Don’t Require Medical Training

by Jori Hamliton | March 27, 2020

If you’re interested in working in healthcare but don’t think a clinical job is right for you, here are three of the fastest growing alternative career paths in healthcare.

Five Legal Practice Areas to Research in the Wake of COVID-19

by Vault Law Editors | March 25, 2020

Selecting a practice area is an important step in developing your future career as a lawyer. Here are five practice areas that will likely become more relevant than ever in light of the coronavirus outbreak—use your time at home to read up.

Containing the Crisis: A CEO Discusses the Economic Impact of COVID-19 [Part 2]

by Stephan Maldonado | March 25, 2020

Congress passed a $2 trillion stimulus bill to aid those affected by COVID-19. We continue our interview with Nicholas Wyman on the pandemic's economic fallout.

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