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5 Business Writing Skills Every Job Applicant Should Master

by Petra Odak | October 20, 2020

Writing effectively and conveying your ideas will play a major role in your career development. Here are five business writing skills every job applicant should master.

Virtually Involved: Law School Extracurriculars During the Coronavirus Pandemic

by Brian Zhang | October 20, 2020

Law school may look different this year due to COVID-19, but that doesn't mean your social life and networking opportunities need to sit on the sidelines. Check out our advice for finding and engaging in law school extracurriculars during the pandemic.

5 Tips for Breaking Into the CBD Industry

by Ross Danson | October 19, 2020

The CBD industry is booming. Here are the most important things anyone looking to join the CBD market should do.

How the Trump Administration's New H-1B Wage-Increase Rule Affects International Students

by Derek Loosvelt | October 15, 2020

In the wake of a new rule raising the wages that employers must pay H-1B visa holders, we spoke to international student career expert Marcelo Barros.

How To Make The Most Impact In A Virtual Workplace as a Summer Associate

by Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP | October 15, 2020

Virtual summer programs became the new normal in 2020 due to COVID-19. Here, two summer associates from Fried Frank share their experiences working virtually and offer advice on navigating this new terrain.

4 Types of Networking Emails—and How to Write Them

by David Solloway | October 14, 2020

To maximize your networking efforts, here are four types of emails that will help you go from “potentially forgotten contact” to “recommended job applicant.”

4 Music Careers for Non-Musicians

by Leo Nguyen | October 13, 2020

If you love music and want to build a career in or around it, here are some of the top careers you should consider.

How to Transition from a Sole Proprietorship to a Partnership

by Kristie Wright | October 13, 2020

Switching from a sole proprietorship to a partnership should not be complicated. A smooth transition requires no more than following a few simple steps.

Affinity Networks at White & Case: Connecting & Making an Impact

by White & Case LLP | October 13, 2020

Affinity networks are a core aspect of the inclusive, connected culture at White & Case. Here, associates from the firm share how these groups have provided support, offered opportunities to make an impact within the firm, and more.

4 Tips for Writing Tighter Cover Letters

by Derek Loosvelt | October 13, 2020

To help you writer more concise cover letters, here are four tricks that will tighten up your prose and make employers read to the end.

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