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5 Emerging Careers in Nursing

by Sarah Daren | July 02, 2020

As health care changes, new specialties in nursing are emerging to meet the demands of hospitals and patients. Here are five growing nursing careers.

What to Wear to Appear More ‘Trustworthy’ and ‘Authentic’ in Zoom Meetings

by Derek Loosvelt | July 01, 2020

According to a new survey of nearly 500 professionals, there are certain ways to dress for video chats to make you appear more "trustworthy" and "authentic."

An Introvert’s Guide to the Summer Associate Process

by JoAnna Tonini | July 01, 2020

Being an introvert may actually be an asset when it comes to succeeding at a law firm. Here are some skills that introverts can use to their advantage in building a successful summer associate experience.

4 Career Lessons from Janelle Monáe

by Derek Loosvelt | July 01, 2020

There's a lot to learn from the singer, songwriter, actor, performer, producer, and activist Janelle Monáe. Here are four lessons from her successful career.

The Undercover Checklist: Assessing Key Cultural Attributes of a Firm

by Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP | June 30, 2020

A firm's culture is paramount to attorneys' success and fulfillment in their career. Here, attorneys from Paul, Weiss give their tips on learning about a firm's culture while interviewing.

The Difference Between How Black and White Professionals Rate Their Firms in Diversity

by Derek Loosvelt | June 26, 2020

In the wake of worldwide anti-racist protests, we took a close look at how professionals responded to diversity questions in our banking and accounting surveys.

Release Date For Vault's 2021 Law Firm Rankings

by Vault Law Editors | June 26, 2020

Read on for more details about the release date for Vault's 2021 law firm rankings.

How Trump’s Executive Order Halting H-1B Visas Affects International Students and Big Tech

by Derek Loosvelt | June 25, 2020

In the wake of President Trump's executive order freezing temporary work visas, including H-1Bs, we spoke to international student career expert Marcelo Barros.

Behind the Scenes of Freshfields' Virtual Summer Associate Program

by Vault Law Editors | June 25, 2020

In the wake of COVID-19, many law firms have reshaped their summer associate programs to become remote. In this video interview, Vault spoke with lawyers from Freshfields about the ins and outs of the firm's virtual summer associate program.

5 Things to Consider Before Moving for a New Job During Covid-19

by Samantha Rupp | June 25, 2020

There are many good reasons to relocate for a new job. However, due to Covid-19, there are many things to consider before making this life-changing decision.

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